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by ChrisR
Sat Apr 24, 2021 3:22 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Conjugating Mougeotia viridis - filamentous algae
Replies: 8
Views: 505

Re: Conjugating Mougeotia viridis - filamentous algae

As others have said - great, thanks for posting these.
by ChrisR
Mon Apr 19, 2021 5:30 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: A Complication of Crane Flies
Replies: 8
Views: 1042

Re: A Complication of Crane Flies

Oh that's nice! Prefer it uncropped - flaunt those legs!
by ChrisR
Sat Apr 10, 2021 6:38 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Pixel shift vs no shift example
Replies: 25
Views: 954

Re: Pixel shift vs no shift example

There's something of a parallel with stitched images. We all know it works to give hi res images not just panoramas, and it's fun. How often do we use it?
by ChrisR
Sat Apr 10, 2021 6:15 pm
Forum: Beginners Macro
Topic: meta equipment choices in 2021
Replies: 20
Views: 1737

Re: meta equipment choices in 2021

Definitely will admit to having Gear Acquisition Syndrome :mrgreen: I understand what you're saying though - a high MP sensor will not necessarily make my images any better if I don't have good technique and lighting, and requires better optics and more storage / computing power. I decided to incre...
by ChrisR
Thu Apr 08, 2021 9:47 pm
Forum: Beginners Macro
Topic: meta equipment choices in 2021
Replies: 20
Views: 1737

Re: meta equipment choices in 2021

You all said to go for more pixels - With respect, you have misread. If want to multiply your budget by 3 or many more, and spend a while getting everything else right, then perhaps spend more time peeping at pixels rather than producing useful images - the answer is yes. Go for the highest number ...
by ChrisR
Mon Apr 05, 2021 7:58 am
Forum: Beginners Macro
Topic: meta equipment choices in 2021
Replies: 20
Views: 1737

Re: meta equipment choices in 2021

Start with the light Continuous or flash? Continuous is better for control but invokes serious vibration issues. Those get complicated by what sort of shutter you have. You need investment in a stable platform, unless you live in a mountain. Flash may kill vibrations but you can't always use it with...
by ChrisR
Tue Mar 30, 2021 7:31 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum and Community Announcements
Topic: Mite be very useful
Replies: 0
Views: 576

Mite be very useful

A reference to a paper is lower down the page;
https://insights.globalspec.com/article ... ter&cid=nl
by ChrisR
Mon Mar 08, 2021 11:54 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: large ant
Replies: 16
Views: 1502

Re: large ant

Glorious!
What's that, 600 images?
It's very clear of out-of-focus forground haze. :smt023
Is that hours of photoshop?
by ChrisR
Sat Mar 06, 2021 11:44 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Some spiders, all shot in the wild.
Replies: 4
Views: 987

Re: Some spiders, all shot in the wild.

Very nice series. :)
Are you having trouble with identifications?
by ChrisR
Mon Mar 01, 2021 9:10 am
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Movement illusion
Replies: 4
Views: 1367

Re: Movement illusion

If you aren't aware of these, something to shut the kids up for half an hour.
It kept me quiet longer than that
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Q_kSrOVdHw
by ChrisR
Mon Mar 01, 2021 7:46 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Nikon plan apo 20x 0.75
Replies: 21
Views: 3505

Re: Nikon plan apo 20x 0.75

How on earth did you light it!? It must have been a problem. Also you mention coverslip attached to objective - how? WHen I tried that the light may have got into the edge of the glass, but whatever, it was a mess. I only had square coverslips. I've seen small round ones which would be better. But i...
by ChrisR
Wed Feb 10, 2021 10:19 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum and Community Announcements
Topic: Free Nikon microscopy webinar
Replies: 2
Views: 1823

Re: Free Nikon microscopy webinar

Wouldn't start in Firefox, but Chrome is fine.
by ChrisR
Tue Feb 09, 2021 11:28 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum and Community Announcements
Topic: Free Nikon microscopy webinar
Replies: 2
Views: 1823

Re: Free Nikon microscopy webinar

Reminder, it's tomorrow. Nikon run a number of webinars, worth a look.

A number of sources of webinars has come to my attention in the past months, Gresham college is a good one :
https://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/covid-19
by ChrisR
Mon Feb 08, 2021 6:12 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: WeMacro Stand on Steroids
Replies: 9
Views: 2843

Re: WeMacro Stand on Steroids

Impressive article, Mike (pun intended) ;).