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Carnivorous plant image wins Olympus BioScapes competition

By dpreview staff on Dec 22, 2013 at 06:00 GMT
Olympus BioScapes competition
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Olympus BioScapes competition

Photographer: Ralph Grimm
Location: Jimboomba Queensland, Australia
Specimen: Paramecium, showing contractile vacuole and ciliary motion.
Technique: Differential interference contrast, 350x-1000x

Comments

Total comments: 17
SRT3lkt
By SRT3lkt (4 months ago)

Merry Christmas to all microorganisms.

8 upvotes
Anstup ID
By Anstup ID (4 months ago)

Merry Christmas!

Best wishes!

Regards, Microorganism.

1 upvote
Prairie Pal
By Prairie Pal (4 months ago)

Back at you, and all the rest of you ladies and germs. (google it young'ns)

Comment edited 2 minutes after posting
1 upvote
peevee1
By peevee1 (4 months ago)

That is not your boring head-and-shoulders!

0 upvotes
cgarrard
By cgarrard (4 months ago)

Fantastic work here.

Bugs are really scary when you see them this close up, imagine if they were human size to scale? Ew freaky thought.

1 upvote
justmeMN
By justmeMN (4 months ago)

Thankfully, Olympus didn't have an endoscope photography contest. :-)

22 upvotes
Prairie Pal
By Prairie Pal (4 months ago)

Tape worms are frightening!

0 upvotes
Sherry0051
By Sherry0051 (4 months ago)

wonderful images - all of them!

1 upvote
Madaboutpix
By Madaboutpix (4 months ago)

Breathtakingly beautiful photographs. Thanks for posting these, dpreview, and kudos to Olympus for hosting this wonderful competition that gives such amazing talent and a much-overlooked branch of photography a forum!

Comment edited 2 minutes after posting
5 upvotes
sadwitch
By sadwitch (4 months ago)

Stupendous

1 upvote
LensBeginner
By LensBeginner (4 months ago)

Astounding!

2 upvotes
racketman
By racketman (4 months ago)

Brother bugs at 3mm are hardly microscopic more standard macro otherwise all very interesting stuff.

0 upvotes
Stanchung
By Stanchung (4 months ago)

What's the standard? I asked another fella who was also questioning where a close up of a 3cm doll is actually macro.

0 upvotes
InTheMist
By InTheMist (4 months ago)

Dramat work here. Freaky!

0 upvotes
InTheMist
By InTheMist (4 months ago)

Dramatic*

0 upvotes
Ergo607
By Ergo607 (4 months ago)

woderful images!

1 upvote
SAERIN
By SAERIN (4 months ago)

Spooky.

0 upvotes
Total comments: 17