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by JH
Sat May 04, 2013 4:10 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Ant Formica polyctena and double plastic ring diffuser
Replies: 7
Views: 2792

For this picture of the”smile” I used the same set-up with two leds and a double diffuser. Formica polyctena, Nikon 10 0.3, Zerene Stacker, 140 pictures in 14 ”slabs”, some sharpening and tone curve adjusting. Jörgen http://www.photomacrography.net/forum/userpix/3238_Mouth__Formica_polyctena_Nikon_1...
by JH
Thu May 02, 2013 4:03 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Frontonia, vorticella (?) and amoeba (images added)
Replies: 15
Views: 4458

Really nice!
by JH
Thu May 02, 2013 3:57 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Ant Formica polyctena and double plastic ring diffuser
Replies: 7
Views: 2792

Jacek, thanks for the nice words. Rik, thanks again for the advice. I tried some dome-shaped diffusers. The best result - with the ant and the leds I have - was with a half ping-pong ball. But there were still some areas with unwanted reflections. For the picture bellow I had to use two dome-shaped ...
by JH
Tue Apr 30, 2013 8:57 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Ectemnius / Part I
Replies: 9
Views: 1493

Makes me smile, nice.
by JH
Sat Apr 20, 2013 2:28 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Collotheca rotifer
Replies: 5
Views: 1485

Amazing
by JH
Thu Apr 18, 2013 12:26 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Tardigrada and eggs
Replies: 9
Views: 2079

Great set and interesting
by JH
Sun Apr 07, 2013 3:40 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Ant Formica polyctena and double plastic ring diffuser
Replies: 7
Views: 2792

Hello Rik
Thanks for the advise. I have changed my original post.
Jörgen
by JH
Sun Apr 07, 2013 2:32 pm
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Ant Formica polyctena and double plastic ring diffuser
Replies: 7
Views: 2792

Ant Formica polyctena and double plastic ring diffuser

First post Hello! I had a little weekend project. I wanted to identify the ants on my backyard – north of Stockholm, Sweden – and to take some photos of them. The species is probably Formica polyctena – a close relative to Formica rufa but with less hair. I had a lot of problems with reflections; fi...