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by dmillard
Tue Jun 11, 2013 5:24 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Mitutoyo Plan Apo 10x/0.28 Old v New
Replies: 16
Views: 8209

Excellent set of tests - thanks for doing this!

Regards,
David
by dmillard
Sun Jun 02, 2013 3:34 am
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Some PDFs that are worth a look
Replies: 9
Views: 3392

Thank you Charlie - these have been very entertaining!

David
by dmillard
Fri May 31, 2013 4:03 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: My new Mitutoyo 10X is very good!
Replies: 22
Views: 17570

Ironically, Edmund uses an older version of the Mitutoyo 10X objective to illustrate the Plan Apo series in their online catalog: http://www.edmundoptics.com/imaging/imaging-lenses/fixed-magnification-lenses/mitutoyo-infinity-corrected-long-working-distance-objectives/1942 All of the Mitutoyo object...
by dmillard
Fri May 31, 2013 1:54 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: My new Mitutoyo 10X is very good!
Replies: 22
Views: 17570

Congratulations on your new baby Rik! I have previously detected differences in performance of various lenses (e.g., Canon 35mm f/2.8, 75mm Apo Rodagon D, Nikon M Plan 10/0.25, etc.) that I have had the luxury of testing in multiple copies. None of my results were as dramatic as yours. Regards, David
by dmillard
Thu May 30, 2013 8:19 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Microscope camera
Replies: 9
Views: 1457

. . .microscope analysis software. . . If someone knows options here, don't hesitate to post! Dieter, I know very little about microscope analysis software, so the following comment may be naive. But if what you are looking to do is measurement of length, width, or area, it is not at all necessary ...
by dmillard
Sun May 26, 2013 6:57 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Have I ruined my mitutoyo 10/0.28? I need some help
Replies: 73
Views: 15757

Yes, sometimes accidents happen (even stupid ones). I do not see how this can affect at the NA of the lens. If repair dervice is not too high I still think is worth repairing, mitutoyos are pretty expenssive these days. We have to look at the bright side of life, now we now how a mitutoyo looks in ...
by dmillard
Mon May 20, 2013 5:47 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Three cameras, same magnification
Replies: 16
Views: 4650

Thank you Javier - excellent and informative tests!
by dmillard
Sat May 18, 2013 6:54 pm
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: See our insects (any object/animal) up to 360 degrees - 3D
Replies: 16
Views: 9088

Hello Oscar,

This is very intriguing - and your self portrait made me laugh!

Regards,
David
by dmillard
Tue May 14, 2013 1:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum and Community Announcements
Topic: Colour Vision Deteriorates With Age
Replies: 4
Views: 2023

Here's a site at which you can quickly evaluate your ability to distinguish subtle differences in hue:

http://www.xrite.com/custom_page.aspx?PageID=77

My ancient eyes seem to be holding up so far!

Regards,
David
by dmillard
Tue May 14, 2013 1:14 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Doto millbayana (nudibranch)
Replies: 5
Views: 1147

I like the images, and find the nudibranchs very interesting!

Regards,
David

And I forgot to mention . . . I also like the poignant soliloquy from Blade Runner. It helps remind me to live each moment, because they are ephemeral.
by dmillard
Thu May 09, 2013 9:03 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Narcissi from my garden
Replies: 3
Views: 1192

Very nice - you've captured the delicacy of these flowers well!

David
by dmillard
Sat May 04, 2013 2:07 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Pipevine Swallowtail eggs
Replies: 8
Views: 1496

Thank you Rogelio and Haris!
by dmillard
Sat May 04, 2013 2:06 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Ectemnius / Part I
Replies: 9
Views: 1489

Beautiful shot, both the subject and the background!
by dmillard
Fri May 03, 2013 4:33 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Pipevine Swallowtail eggs
Replies: 8
Views: 1496

seta666 wrote:Very nice, really interesting textures on those eggs.

NEX and mitu 5?
Thanks Javier. NEX, Mitu 5, and Nikon UM-2.

David