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by Smokedaddy
Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Aquatic insect larvae
Replies: 5
Views: 751

Re: Aquatic insect larvae

Excellent images RB. I really like the Darkfield and Polarizing images.
by Smokedaddy
Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:18 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Diatom in brightfield & darkfield 42:1
Replies: 5
Views: 713

Re: Diatom in brightfield & darkfield 42:1

Well done! Very nice images.
by Smokedaddy
Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Laser aiming and focus in photomacrography
Replies: 28
Views: 39446

Re: Laser aiming and focus in photomacrography

I wondered the same thing. Since I'm involved in Astronomy too this is the only information I was able to find.

https://www.cloudynights.com/topic/4611 ... nder-safe/

-JW:
by Smokedaddy
Mon Jun 22, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Optiphot turret objective centering wrench
Replies: 5
Views: 1002

Re: Optiphot turret objective centering wrench

Yes, but the set screw is long enough that you really don't need any sort of a handle or knob.

-JW:
by Smokedaddy
Mon Jun 22, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Optiphot turret objective centering wrench
Replies: 5
Views: 1002

Re: Optiphot turret objective centering wrench

... image three was my cap screw attempt. I turned down the head of the cap screw on my lathe to 3mm, then machined a handle/knob/wrench for it figuring for sure that it would work. <duh> At that point in time, I thought the hex inside the turret was 1.27mm (0.050") based on my mold and ImageJ measu...
by Smokedaddy
Mon Jun 22, 2020 10:49 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Optiphot turret objective centering wrench
Replies: 5
Views: 1002

Optiphot turret objective centering wrench

Figured I'd test the upload picture feature of the new software upgrade and share some information with those interested as well. Since a centering hex wrench is impossible to find nowadays I figured I'd make my own. Trouble is I wasn't able to accurately measure the hex shaft on my Optiphot since i...
by Smokedaddy
Fri Jun 19, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Dimmable LED/flash microscope illuminator
Replies: 23
Views: 7951

Very creative Saul. Nice work as always.

-JW:
by Smokedaddy
Wed Jun 10, 2020 10:38 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Gymnosporangium rust
Replies: 9
Views: 1904

Absolutely beautiful Saul. I had to look up what Gymnosporangium rust was. :oops: The stereo is absolutely excellent.
by Smokedaddy
Wed Jun 10, 2020 10:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum and Community Announcements
Topic: On Lockdown
Replies: 252
Views: 17854

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by Smokedaddy
Mon Jun 08, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Water mite
Replies: 3
Views: 687

That turned out nicely. What was the objective?
by Smokedaddy
Wed Jun 03, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: polychaete trochophore, foraminifer, Strombidium, diatoms
Replies: 11
Views: 1274

I like them all ...
by Smokedaddy
Wed Jun 03, 2020 12:21 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Pond life
Replies: 8
Views: 964

Very nice set Christian and thanks for taking the time posting a little more information too (as Lou suggested).
by Smokedaddy
Mon Jun 01, 2020 11:00 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Marine vorticella, foraminifer, diatoms , and ?
Replies: 10
Views: 1194

Excellent, love the colors.
by Smokedaddy
Mon Jun 01, 2020 10:57 pm
Forum: Administrator's Appreciation Gallery...Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Callus remover abstract
Replies: 11
Views: 2035

Wow, beautiful. Reminds me of the German biologist and illustrator Ernst Haeckel drawings.

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Kuns ... _der_Natur

-JW:
by Smokedaddy
Mon Jun 01, 2020 10:53 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Zooplankton's nightmare
Replies: 8
Views: 1083

Very nice, all excellent.