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by Raul G
Fri Nov 12, 2010 3:19 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: the marine diatom Helicotheca tamesis
Replies: 4
Views: 4754

GOOD!

NICE SHOT!
And good find too.
by Raul G
Sun Nov 07, 2010 12:31 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Scorpion
Replies: 3
Views: 1288

Stack

Tnx guys,
It is a stack of 14 layers using Helicon.
by Raul G
Fri Nov 05, 2010 6:30 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Scorpion
Replies: 3
Views: 1288

Scorpion

The eyes of a scorpion; Nikon SMZ800 4x and reflected illumination.

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by Raul G
Tue Nov 02, 2010 4:28 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Gorgonian Polyp
Replies: 2
Views: 923

dizzy

tnx Mitch
Unfortunately I had to fix this one; however I am still trying to work with the mic on a boat without getting dizzy. :shock:
by Raul G
Tue Nov 02, 2010 12:50 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Gorgonian Polyp
Replies: 2
Views: 923

Gorgonian Polyp

Hi guys, It has been a while.
I want to share with you the image of a contracted Gorgonian polyp, Using reflected illumination and a pingpong ball difuser, THANKS CHARLIE! Magnification is at 100X.

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by Raul G
Sat Jul 19, 2008 5:27 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Spider over Tomato
Replies: 5
Views: 1232

Ocular Projection notes

True. I also want to add that without an ocular, images are smaller so they have more resolution, also you have extra space to work with illumination. This next image is from the configuration I used on the spider shot, the camera goes right in top of the beam splitter. It gives me magnifications fr...
by Raul G
Thu Jul 17, 2008 9:25 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Spider over Tomato
Replies: 5
Views: 1232

RIG

Hi Ken, Without ocular projection I only get from 1x to 6.5x. This works fine on big subjects like the one in the photo; You use the objective as lens. I did it here with a Nikon SLR on a T mount. Using objectives in front of the CCD is fun stuff, especially when you dont need full magnification of ...
by Raul G
Wed Jul 16, 2008 11:33 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Okinawa Star sand (Foraminifera shells)
Replies: 3
Views: 2233

GREAT!

WOW, Hoshizuna foram; Baculogypsina. Difficult to find but a must for a micrographer. You can buy a sample from this "charm" shop:

http://www.strapya-world.com/products/21125.html

Excellent pics Gerd. I dreamed of watching one of these guys alive.
by Raul G
Wed Jul 16, 2008 10:59 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Spider over Tomato
Replies: 5
Views: 1232

Spider over Tomato

Hi Guys, I would like to share with you an image of a spider over a fresh tomato taken with a stereomicroscope. In this case I did not use ocular projection so the sharp image is consequence of prime focus.

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by Raul G
Wed Jul 16, 2008 10:41 am
Forum: Administrator's Appreciation Gallery...Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: The Hypothallus of the Myxomycete Family Trichiaceae
Replies: 10
Views: 6635

WOW

Congratulations Walt!
Very nice lighting work.
by Raul G
Wed Jul 16, 2008 10:31 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Simocephalus vetulus - stacks
Replies: 2
Views: 995

Cool

Great pics Graham!
Your water flea shots keep getting better and better all the time.
by Raul G
Wed Jul 16, 2008 10:23 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Insect Eggs...
Replies: 2
Views: 785

EGGS

Great pics Ken!
It would be great to see some spider eggs in your images.
Would be a chance to overcome arachnofobia. :wink:
by Raul G
Sun Jun 15, 2008 11:39 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Cyclotella
Replies: 6
Views: 2698

ID tnx

Thanks for the id Jan. Welcome to the group.

I am glad Buffon is familiar to you Rik, some said he inspired Darwin.
I took this quote from a good book that forms part of a modern tradition for microscopists: "B├ęchamp or Pasteur?" from Ethel D. Hume.
by Raul G
Sat Jun 14, 2008 3:06 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Cyclotella
Replies: 6
Views: 2698

Thalassiosira

Mmm... you are right Rik.
This is a small diatom but not that small, it is taken with a 40x obj and a 8X KPL eyepiece. So it must be around 100 mmm.
Maybe Thalassiosira?

R.
by Raul G
Sat Jun 14, 2008 12:35 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Cyclotella
Replies: 6
Views: 2698

Cyclotella

Hi Fellows! This time I am posting an image of what I believe is a specimen of Cyclotella. It came with a sand sample. Summer has almost started and the increase in diversity from other seasons is amazing. 8) :shock: Best wishes to all! http://www.photomacrography.net/forum/userpix/339_032aCyclotell...