Draparnaldia, Fagilaria, and Volvox

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Charles Krebs
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Draparnaldia, Fagilaria, and Volvox

Post by Charles Krebs »

I haven't been around in quite some time, but now that (unfortunately) I have some time on my hands, the microscopes were dusted off.




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Post by Tom Jones »

Absolutely gorgeous! Welcome back!

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Post by Saul »

2nd is beautiful !
Charles, please share technical details.

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Post by dolmadis »

Superb, Charles.

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Post by Adalbert »

very nice :smt041

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Post by pwnell »

Fantastic details on the first one. Welcome back...

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Post by viktor j nilsson »

Wonderful photos. I, too, am happy to see you back.

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Post by micro_pix »

Nice! I especially like the first one.


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Post by Sumguy01 »

=D> :smt038 Amazing photos.
So happy your back.
Thanks for sharing.

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Post by WalterD »

Beautiful set! :D
Thanks for sharing.



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Post by ChrisR »

So pleased to see you back, Charles. Super images!
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Post by Charles Krebs »

Thanks all!

The second image (Fragilaria) was from a wet mount where I had scraped off a reddish surface "crud" from some twigs I collected at the edge of a marsh. I searched around the slide and found this arrangement where the diatoms were close to the cover slip. It was a DIC stack using either the 40X or 60X Olympus Plan Apo. Although it was somewhat distant from the subject, the background still became too well defined for my tastes. When this happens I sometimes take a single image from the stack (one with a pleasing "background" rendition) and retouch it in around my subject in Zerene Stacker.

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Post by Smokedaddy »

At least you haven't lost your touch ... beautiful as always. Great to see a posting from you again.

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Post by Beatsy »

I'd been wondering where you'd got to Charles. Great to see the usual gorgeous images again!

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Post by Ken Ramos »

These would look so good framed and hung on the wall above my entertainment center. Beautiful as always Charles! 8)

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