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by lonepal
Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Sensor cleaning - using swabs more than once
Replies: 12
Views: 6511

Since 2001 I've cleaned hundreds of sensors without ever having one single problem or issue. The secret? I've been using a sensor/lens pen in conjunction with some kind of sensor scope. Takes 2 minutes to clean a sensor and leaves nothing behind. Works 100% of the time. Costs about $10 USD. At one ...
by lonepal
Thu Jan 31, 2019 2:30 am
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: help with technique
Replies: 2
Views: 2971

Hi;

I think the raeson is harsh lighting.

You should diffuze the light better.
by lonepal
Thu Jan 24, 2019 12:33 am
Forum: Equipment Exchange
Topic: WTB Mitutoyo M Plan APO 5X 0.14
Replies: 4
Views: 2750

WTB Mitutoyo M Plan APO 5X 0.14

Hi;

Please inform me if you have one spare.

Thanks!
by lonepal
Thu Jan 17, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: 100:1
Replies: 17
Views: 5759

Congratulations, very nice.

I also dream to make a stack @100X
by lonepal
Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:04 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Should the flashes be moved together with the camera?
Replies: 8
Views: 2918

Hi;

If you move the flashes you will aslo change the exposure/lighting.

When the flashes are closer to the subject they illuminate the subject more.

You should keep the subject-illuminator (flash, LED light etc.) distance stable to have same exposure at all steps while stacking.
by lonepal
Sun Dec 30, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Diatoms and Radiolarians
Replies: 14
Views: 3033

Very nice photos!
by lonepal
Sun Dec 30, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Photo of Ploum
Replies: 205
Views: 102994

Hi again ploum;

What is your diffusion material? Paper?
by lonepal
Thu Dec 27, 2018 5:35 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Photo of Ploum
Replies: 205
Views: 102994

I have only 2 :lol:
by lonepal
Thu Dec 27, 2018 3:12 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Photo of Ploum
Replies: 205
Views: 102994

Good work ploum!

Insane details and light control.

How many Jansjö do you have :)
by lonepal
Thu Dec 27, 2018 1:54 am
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: 1.8 or 0.9 degree stepper?
Replies: 33
Views: 5833

Dear Mike;

Thanks for the good explanation.

I also find 0.9 stepper motors more reliable for microstepping.
by lonepal
Mon Dec 10, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Macro and Micro Technique and Technical Discussions
Topic: Help with picture technique
Replies: 14
Views: 6950

Hi;

What is the exposure time that you use?
by lonepal
Mon Dec 10, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Macro & Microscopy Articles
Topic: Blog about optical and electron microscopy
Replies: 8
Views: 8620

Wow!

That is insane!

When will you start to share your Micrographs?
by lonepal
Mon Nov 05, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Facepalm - when you make a "duh" mistake :)
Replies: 6
Views: 1467

:lol:
by lonepal
Fri Nov 02, 2018 2:59 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Sporangia, Sori and autofluorescence (2)
Replies: 38
Views: 10257

Nice work!