Images made through a microscope. All subject types.
Grape Hyacinth - Anthers, stamen and pollen.
To continue with some more flower images. A common flower with some interesting micro sized components.
Top image - 9.5x, Two opened anthers and a single stigma inside the petals of a Grape Hyacinth flower. 71 images at .001 increments, 6.3x Leitz Plan Apo.
Middle image - 16x, Close-up of an opened anther exposing thousands of pollen for the purple shafted stigma. 155 images at 5 micron increments, 10x Olympus S plan Apochromat.
Middle image - 32x, The top of the stigma showing the sticky bubble like surface that attracts the pollen, liberally coating the outer diameter. Note the dark club shaped object in the top left. This is a single fungal spore. 228 images at 2 micron increments.
20X Leitz L20 Phaco 1 achromat.
Diffused fiber optic illumination.
Stacked in Zerene, Cleaned up in Photoshop.