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by Cyclops
Sat Dec 02, 2023 1:38 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: A Rose Amongst Thorns
Replies: 0
Views: 6762

A Rose Amongst Thorns

I used a magnifying glass in front of my phone's camera to get some close ups of my Mammilaria cactus in flower.

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by Cyclops
Thu Nov 30, 2023 3:22 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: White Shouldered House Moth
Replies: 2
Views: 2204

Re: White Shouldered House Moth

Bob-O-Rama wrote:
Wed Nov 29, 2023 9:29 am
If moths were as large as house cats, they would probably make pretty good pets. It would also make the photography easier. Where is CRISPR when you need it?
Lol my partner would freak!
by Cyclops
Mon Nov 27, 2023 11:50 am
Forum: Community Members and Friends
Topic: Show your faces!
Replies: 74
Views: 118511

Re: Show your faces!

Me holding a magnifying glass in front of my phone's camera
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by Cyclops
Mon Nov 27, 2023 11:44 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: White Shouldered House Moth
Replies: 2
Views: 2204

White Shouldered House Moth

We're getting a few of these micro moths at the moment.
Taken with my phone, holding a magnifying glass in front of the camera lens
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by Cyclops
Mon Nov 27, 2023 11:07 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Locust on the move
Replies: 0
Views: 6750

Locust on the move

I have these guys in a tank as food for my daughter's gecko, and I was messing around with a magnifying glass held over my phone's camera lens.
https://youtube.com/shorts/oDR4B8SIy9g? ... PIoAJvGNDE
by Cyclops
Fri Nov 24, 2023 2:58 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Mouldy strawberry
Replies: 4
Views: 1982

Re: Mouldy strawberry

Cheers guys
by Cyclops
Fri Nov 17, 2023 1:31 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Clarinet reed
Replies: 5
Views: 2337

Re: Clarinet reed

Hhmm... The manufacturer's website at https://www.fibracell.info/support-contact/ says Fibracell studied natural cane reed material under a microscope and used the most advanced fibers and composites from the aerospace industry to exactly duplicate the properties of natural cane reed material. Very...
by Cyclops
Fri Nov 17, 2023 8:39 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Clarinet reed
Replies: 5
Views: 2337

Re: Clarinet reed

Yea that's why I called it a hybrid reed. Its not full on synthetic like Légère's reeds but a combination of the two
by Cyclops
Thu Nov 16, 2023 5:05 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Butterfly wing, stereo
Replies: 4
Views: 2473

Re: Butterfly wing, stero

Sadly i am partially sighted and can not see 3D. I don't know what 3D looks like!
by Cyclops
Thu Nov 16, 2023 2:59 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Clarinet reed
Replies: 5
Views: 2337

Clarinet reed

Near the tip of a fibracell hybrid reed, 40x
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by Cyclops
Thu Nov 16, 2023 4:33 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Two diatoms: Auliscus and Truania
Replies: 3
Views: 2437

Re: Two diatoms: Auliscus and Truania

Very nice. The first one reminds me of iron filings above a magnet
by Cyclops
Wed Nov 15, 2023 5:12 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Table salt 2 ways
Replies: 0
Views: 6956

Table salt 2 ways

First image was using normal transmitted light, converted to monochrome, and the second image used a combination of low level transmitted light and ambient light from the kitchen light
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by Cyclops
Wed Nov 15, 2023 2:07 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Approaching Jupiter
Replies: 0
Views: 6841

Approaching Jupiter

A cigarette paper at 40x. Normally I always crop to a square image, but I left this one circular.
Oh and I'm a non smoker. I use them for drying the pads on my clarinet and flute.
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by Cyclops
Mon Nov 13, 2023 5:19 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Sodalite
Replies: 0
Views: 6597

Sodalite

I've been looking at some of my daughter's collection of rocks, selecting flat pieces to minimize focus fall off.
These are two heart shaped pieces of Sodalite, at 40x
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by Cyclops
Mon Nov 13, 2023 5:08 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Nail files
Replies: 2
Views: 2156

Re: Nail files

MarkSturtevant wrote:
Mon Nov 13, 2023 11:44 am
The nail file is interesting. I wonder why the squares are bisected here and there.
I guess its just the way they are cut quickly as they are mass produced