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by dmillard
Fri Oct 28, 2016 8:08 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Wandering Mestra egg
Replies: 11
Views: 867

Hello zzffnn, The adult butterfly in the image is actually nectaring on Gregg's Mistflower, Eupatorium greggii , but the eggs are laid on the underside of the leaves of various Tragia species. These are commonly called Noseburn because of their stinging trichomes, so handle with care! :wink: It's a ...
by dmillard
Fri Oct 28, 2016 3:43 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Wandering Mestra egg
Replies: 11
Views: 867

Thanks for your comments!

David
by dmillard
Thu Oct 27, 2016 3:43 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Wandering Mestra egg
Replies: 11
Views: 867

Wandering Mestra egg

Although these butterflies are common in south Texas, they appear here every few years when their local hostplant, a species of Tragia , flourishes after a good summer rain. This is a quick stack of an egg at about 10X - I hope to collect some more while the weather is still warm. http://www.photoma...
by dmillard
Mon Oct 24, 2016 4:11 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Solpugid. (AKA "camel spider", "wind scorpion
Replies: 9
Views: 1658

A great set of images!

I first encountered one of these about 20 years ago in southeastern Arizona, when it ran across my arm in the very early morning. It definitely woke me up!
by dmillard
Sat Oct 22, 2016 4:22 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum and Community Announcements
Topic: Resource Limit Is Reached?
Replies: 15
Views: 4944

Rik -

Thanks for explaining this issue so clearly. And thank you very much for administering this informative, inspiring site where civil discourse is the norm, rather than the exception.

David
by dmillard
Fri Oct 21, 2016 5:37 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Adapting Nikon AM 120mm Macro lens to Sony A7R2
Replies: 8
Views: 1762

Greetings nikonf, This is an old thread, and you may have solved the problem by now, but if not, the following method will work to easily mount the lens and shutter inside the PB6 bellows. Loosen the bellows retaining screw to separate the bellows from the front standard. Use a 52mm male to male ada...
by dmillard
Thu Oct 20, 2016 7:41 pm
Forum: Equipment Exchange
Topic: WANTED: Nikon CFI Plan Apo Lambda 4x/0.20 WD 20 New or Used
Replies: 17
Views: 3020

PM sent.
by dmillard
Thu Jan 28, 2016 3:59 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Nikon DIC Condenser Alternative
Replies: 1
Views: 804

PM sent.
by dmillard
Thu Jan 21, 2016 4:47 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: High CRI LED source?
Replies: 14
Views: 6212

Thanks Chris - I just removed an errant terminal period, and the link is now functional.
by dmillard
Wed Jan 20, 2016 9:04 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: High CRI LED source?
Replies: 14
Views: 6212

High CRI LED source?

I just found this website this evening: http://www.yujiintl.com/high-cri-led-lighting I haven't yet ordered anything from them, but they look intriguing.
by dmillard
Mon Apr 06, 2015 12:25 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Lace Cactus
Replies: 4
Views: 1220

Thanks Carmen!

I'll photograph the central part when they open, hopefully before the beetles and bumblebees spread too much pollen.
by dmillard
Sun Apr 05, 2015 5:13 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: A present from the Easter Bunny
Replies: 1
Views: 676

A present from the Easter Bunny

http://www.photomacrography.net/forum/userpix/159_FritPMN_1.jpg Gulf Fritillary ( Agraulis vanillae ) egg at 4X This was laid on a dried passionvine tendril. I keep hoping to find an egg on a dry tendril in a tighter spiral. I have located them on tightly coiled green tendrils before, but they have...
by dmillard
Sun Apr 05, 2015 5:19 am
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Lace Cactus
Replies: 4
Views: 1220

Thanks Chris!
by dmillard
Sat Apr 04, 2015 5:59 pm
Forum: Nature Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Lace Cactus
Replies: 4
Views: 1220

Lace Cactus

http://www.photomacrography.net/forum/userpix/159_CktsPMN_1.jpg Lace Cactus ( Echinocereus reichenbachii ), 23 Technikardan, Sony A7, 150mm Apo-Componon I took this image last April just behind my house, using a slight amount of rear tilt, and only 3 images in the stack (a very short stack). The ca...
by dmillard
Sun Mar 22, 2015 1:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum and Community Announcements
Topic: Why are images important for science
Replies: 9
Views: 3956

I have four of Edward Tufte's books: Envisioning Information, The Visual Display of Quantitative Information, Visual Explanations, and Beautiful Evidence. While there is some overlap among them, they each offer an abundance of ideas and insights.