Spiders No.7 – Spinnerets

Images made through a microscope. All subject types.

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Walter Piorkowski
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Spiders No.7 – Spinnerets

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Image

Leitz Ortholux microscope
4X Leitz projection eyepiece plus 1/3x relay lens
Leitz 4X Plan fluorite objective.
Image stack, 65 images at .001 inch increments
Reflected light, diffused fiber optic illumination
Canon 50D
Zerene and Photoshop processing.
Live subject.

The silk making factory of the orb web weaver in Spiders No. 1. Image is a crop of the original.

Walt

RogelioMoreno
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Post by RogelioMoreno »

Walt,

Very nice.

I am amazed that your pictures were done with the subject alive!

Rogelio

Walter Piorkowski
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Post by Walter Piorkowski »

Thank you Rogelio. Yes they are alive and make good subjects if you are patient.
Walt

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