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by DimaDD
Tue Jan 14, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Essential oils on water -- interference films
Replies: 2
Views: 1002

Thank you, Rik! So I have to add some more details! :D The technique is very simple: take a glass jar full of warm (or hot) water, put one drop of essential oil, adjust lighting... and observe! :shock: 1. I've found that oils of conifers (pine, fir, juniper etc.) behave better. Although citrus oils ...
by DimaDD
Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Essential oils on water -- interference films
Replies: 2
Views: 1002

Essential oils on water -- interference films

A few years ago, I proposed another object for similar interference images: thin layers of essential oils on the water. They live longer and are easier to obtain. I spent many hours (and even days) experimenting with different oils for aromatherapy taken from the nearest pharmacy. It was very exciti...
by DimaDD
Mon Nov 25, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Raynox DCR-150 tube assembly with flocking
Replies: 94
Views: 39296

... The tubes are smooth without ridges so the clamps can slide along the entire tube set. I haven't found these tubes elsewhere, so suspect these are custom tubes machined for Wemacro, as are the nice wide clamps. I have found similar smooth tubes (45 mm diameter and length, with T2 = M42x0.75 thr...
by DimaDD
Sat Nov 23, 2019 5:05 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Lomo 2.5 - 0.05 Experience
Replies: 5
Views: 880

Dear Philip, We've bought one LOMO POLAM-L213M microscope recently for our lab (as a good inexpensive workhorse) and I'm seeking solutions now how to attach mirrorless camera to its trinocular output (with image covering full APS-C sensor). This objective (PLAN 2.5/0.05 P) is included in the standar...