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by blepharopsis
Fri Apr 10, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Hedgehog exo-parasites
Replies: 16
Views: 2084

Re: Hedgehog exo-parasites

Wow! Excellent images. ...autofluorescence post-peroxide bleaching. The side view is depth color-coded) and mouthparts of a tick collected from the same animal. Could you explain a bit the peroxide bleaching technique and how it affects autofluorescence? Are all the colors synthetic or are any of t...
by blepharopsis
Fri Apr 10, 2020 11:18 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Hedgehog exo-parasites
Replies: 16
Views: 2084

houstontx wrote:Amazing, what was the hardware used?
Hi, thanks! - I used Zeiss LSM 880 and a 10x NA 0.45 objective for the flea and a 25x NA 0.8 for the tick.
by blepharopsis
Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:34 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Hedgehog exo-parasites
Replies: 16
Views: 2084

Hedgehog exo-parasites

Here is a side view and a portrait of a hedgehog flea (confocal; autofluorescence post-peroxide bleaching. The side view is depth color-coded) and mouthparts of a tick collected from the same animal. Enjoy! http://www.photomacrography.net/forum/userpix/4716_flea_2_S_1.jpg http://www.photomacrography...
by blepharopsis
Tue Apr 07, 2020 8:50 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Microbes on kitchen sponge (video)
Replies: 6
Views: 979

This is interesting, probably a bit scary for some. Could you make an experiment and test how long you need to zap the sponge in the microwave oven to kill the bacteria?
by blepharopsis
Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:32 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: A tardigrade walking on volvox, seriously!
Replies: 3
Views: 1140

A tardigrade walking on volvox, seriously!

Hi everyone, hope those of you affected by local lock down or stay at home orders found new rhythm. I don't have an access to the microscope these days so I decided to create and animate a micro-scene in Blender. I'm using this time to learn modeling and animation, and am challenging myself to post ...
by blepharopsis
Sat Jun 22, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Stained wood cuts
Replies: 18
Views: 2382

Definitely art. I'd love them on my wall as large-format prints.
by blepharopsis
Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:11 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Daphnia
Replies: 12
Views: 1600

Lovely! :smt023
by blepharopsis
Thu Jun 06, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Freshwater snail radula
Replies: 14
Views: 2052

Hi Robert,
yes, I used Fiji/ImageJ Hyperstacks function (I think it's under "Image") - it offers a whole bunch of color options/gradients, and you will double that by inverting the stacks.
by blepharopsis
Thu May 30, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Equine Cyathostomin L3 Larvae
Replies: 12
Views: 2067

They can infect me anytime... Beautiful worms, awesome images! Is that a long undulating fin on their backs??
by blepharopsis
Mon May 27, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Plants
Replies: 15
Views: 3013

This set is AWESOME! Love the colors and composition. Keep it up.
by blepharopsis
Thu May 23, 2019 6:49 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: still more snail tongues
Replies: 6
Views: 1188

Thanks Smokedaddy. The width of the image is 303 um; the whole radula might be ~2 mm long.
by blepharopsis
Wed May 22, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: still more snail tongues
Replies: 6
Views: 1188

Thank you, Rik!
No, we aren't studying snail tongues. They are ridiculously elaborate structures that look like they were designed by HR Giger - it's good enough motivation for me :)
by blepharopsis
Wed May 22, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: still more snail tongues
Replies: 6
Views: 1188

still more snail tongues

Freshwater snail radula, stained with Congo Red, imaged with Zeiss LSM 880, 40x NA 1.3. Depth color-coded (Fiji - Hyperstacks: "fire" and "Red hot", resp.) http://www.photomacrography.net/forum/userpix/4716_carmen3rdAfirecropped_1.jpg http://www.photomacrography.net/forum/userpix/4716_carmen3rdAredh...
by blepharopsis
Mon May 20, 2019 10:11 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: more snail tongues
Replies: 2
Views: 970

more snail tongues

Radula of another fresh-water snail. Snail tongues are weird... Stained with Congo Red, mounted in Methyl Salicylate. Depth color-coded. Zeiss LSM 880, Zeiss 40x planapo NA 1.3 http://www.photomacrography.net/forum/userpix/4716_carmen2ndC2APsyRamirror1_1.jpg http://www.photomacrography.net/forum/use...
by blepharopsis
Fri May 17, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Stentor
Replies: 13
Views: 2794

Thanks!!
Zzffnn - as a matter of fact, yes - but not exactly those two.