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by dmillard
Mon Mar 16, 2015 5:53 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Corydalis seed
Replies: 3
Views: 836

Thanks Mike!
by dmillard
Sun Mar 15, 2015 5:28 pm
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Bugslabber 1.0 released -- Mac/Windows sub-stacking utility
Replies: 12
Views: 4915

Thanks Bill,

I look forward to trying it out!

Regards,
David
by dmillard
Sun Mar 15, 2015 5:08 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Corydalis seed
Replies: 3
Views: 836

Corydalis seed

It has been painfully long since I've posted on here, but hopefully I'll be back in the saddle for a while. This image is the seed of a plant bearing the the rather unattractive common name of Curvepod Fumewort (sounds like a character from a Harry Potter book), but the more euphonious scientific na...
by dmillard
Sun Aug 03, 2014 12:58 pm
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Converting a Novoflex Macro light to LED. Help!
Replies: 7
Views: 1611

Hello Bob,

The Macrolight accepts Volpi light guides, so you are not limited to the relatively short, semi-rigid unit that came with it.

Regards,
David
by dmillard
Sat Jun 21, 2014 12:36 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Mitutoyo M/obj lenses WANTED
Replies: 2
Views: 675

Re: Mitutoyo M/obj lenses WANTED

Clintonwake wrote: M PLAN APO 10X NA 0.28 WD 35.5mm
M PLAN APO 50X NA 0.55 WD 13.0mm
M PLAN APO 50X NA 0.55 WD 13.0mm
Hello Denis,

You have the 50X objective listed twice above. Were you perhaps interested in the 10, 50 and 20X M Plan Apo objectives?

Regards,
David
by dmillard
Mon Jun 02, 2014 2:32 pm
Forum: Administrator's Appreciation Gallery...Macro and Close-up Images
Topic: Purslane Redux
Replies: 4
Views: 5189

Very beautiful - simple and serene!
by dmillard
Wed Apr 02, 2014 8:14 pm
Forum: Favorite Locations
Topic: Favorite Location of The Moment: My Backyard
Replies: 4
Views: 8593

Greetings Ken and Betty, and thank you for your comments. Must be nice to have a backyard that beautiful but then again, it oftentimes takes a lot of work to keep it that away. It was quite a lot of work initially, mostly clearing dead brush, but it has been almost self-sustaining in the 15 years si...
by dmillard
Tue Apr 01, 2014 1:25 pm
Forum: Favorite Locations
Topic: Favorite Location of The Moment: My Backyard
Replies: 4
Views: 8593

Favorite Location of The Moment: My Backyard

Image

My cat briefly inserted himself in one of the images before deciding to explore elsewhere. If only I could get him to pose where and when I wanted!

David
by dmillard
Fri Jun 14, 2013 5:14 pm
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: SEM Issue
Replies: 5
Views: 1952

It's been years since I have done any SEM (using Polaroid PN 55!), but perhaps the streaking and distortion may come from a charge build-up, and resulting movement, due to insufficient sputter coating on the non-conductive scales, or failure to adequately ground them on the stub on which they are mo...
by dmillard
Fri Jun 14, 2013 12:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum and Community Announcements
Topic: Please welcome our new Admins!
Replies: 8
Views: 2584

Congratulations Chris and Craig, and thank you both for taking on this responsibility.

Regards,
David
by dmillard
Thu Jun 13, 2013 7:55 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: quick-to-use macro monopod suggestions plz
Replies: 10
Views: 2493

Although it does add to the mass and complexity, the Uni-Loc DuoPod increases the stability a lot. If you wished, you could probably make something similar yourself.

Regards,
David
by dmillard
Wed Jun 12, 2013 1:55 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: How does an objective get like this?
Replies: 13
Views: 2194

I used to use hydrofluoric acid (very carefully!:roll: ) in the jewelry shop where I worked in Waikiki, removing old cracked or worn enamel from Hawaiian Heirloom jewelry prior to re-enameling. The glass enamel would be etched entirely away, and the gold would be unaffected.