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by micro_pix
Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Rotifers
Replies: 10
Views: 2257

Re: Rotifers

Lovely images. I have started using ring binder hole reinforcement discs on slides to try and prevent squishing things, it works quite well but the to smaller stuff it's like an Olympic swimming pool!

David
by micro_pix
Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:15 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Lysichiton americanum (Western Skunk Cabbage) sections
Replies: 3
Views: 1350

Re: Lysichiton americanum (Western Skunk Cabbage) sections

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Beautifully done! I love the depth and perspective in the first one.

David
by micro_pix
Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:00 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Germlings and marine things.
Replies: 11
Views: 1989

Re: Germlings and marine things.

Many thanks for the kind comments. The variety of interesting things in one sample is remarkable. Marine plankton always fascinates to me to no end, and these are splendid images, thank you for posting them. I totally agree with Dr Berdan: your darkfield really makes them pop. I particularly love th...
by micro_pix
Sun Jul 05, 2020 8:31 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Germlings and marine things.
Replies: 11
Views: 1989

Re: Germlings and marine things.

. Thanks for the kind comments. Here are a few more things that ended up in the net. This is a tip section of Ceramium echionotum - Banded Pincer Weed showing the tetrasporangia (egg producing areas) on the surface and some of the fertilised sporophytes that have been released. Ceramium_echionotum.j...
by micro_pix
Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Notodromas monacha
Replies: 5
Views: 1128

Re: Notodromas monacha

Excellent! Great lighting and detail.

David
by micro_pix
Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:10 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Germlings and marine things.
Replies: 11
Views: 1989

Re: Germlings and marine things.

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Thanks.
by micro_pix
Mon Jun 29, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Chemical Mixtures Polarised Light
Replies: 15
Views: 2531

Re: Chemical Mixtures Polarised Light

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Wow! Truly beautiful images!

David
by micro_pix
Sun Jun 28, 2020 2:25 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum and Community Announcements
Topic: Forum upgrade completed
Replies: 35
Views: 7364

Re: Forum upgrade completed

Thanks for all of your hard work Rik, it looks good.

David
by micro_pix
Sat Jun 27, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Germlings and marine things.
Replies: 11
Views: 1989

Germlings and marine things.

Here are three things I caught in my plankton net on the shoreline. The first is the larvae of the shell-boring polychaete, Polydora hoplura - a view of the underside. Polychaete_larvae.jpg . These are the germlings of the seaweed Sargassum muticum - Japanese Wireweed, they are around 150 microns lo...
by micro_pix
Tue Jun 23, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: plant leaf stem cross sections
Replies: 12
Views: 3033

Re: plant leaf stem cross sections

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Beautifully prepared and photographed.

David
by micro_pix
Fri Jun 19, 2020 12:49 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Bubbles (polarized light).
Replies: 3
Views: 1033

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I really like the 4th one.

David
by micro_pix
Thu Jun 18, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Infinite Fluorescence
Replies: 42
Views: 5017

Thanks Wim.

I now understand what you were saying about the shape of the other spores. No idea if they were just contorted, immature or it was a result of something I had done but thanks for drawing my attention to it.

David
by micro_pix
Thu Jun 18, 2020 5:16 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Infinite Fluorescence
Replies: 42
Views: 5017

. Just for completeness :D Here are a selection of mature spores from the same Dryopteris filix-mas. They do look more like the SEM images. These were in water with brightfield illumination using a lower NA objective than the previous spore image and focussing on imaging the surface ornamentation of...
by micro_pix
Wed Jun 17, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Geranium stigma
Replies: 10
Views: 2237

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I agree, lovely composition and super detail - excellent stereo!

David
by micro_pix
Wed Jun 17, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: "Social" ciliated Paramecium (video)
Replies: 2
Views: 912

Very nice and very clear with a 40X objective.

David