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  • The main ingredient in the solution from which the crystals were made was vitamin C. A small amount of other compounds such as alum, beta alanine and sodium acetate was added to vary the shape of ...
  • Created discussion thread A few more crystals
    I have been carrying out some more experiments with crystal photography under a microscope using polarizing filters and thought I would share some of the results.
  • Hi, The microscope used is a Olympus BHB as modified in The subject was prepared by placing in water on a microscope slide and covering with a ...
  • Created discussion thread Microscope lighting
    Prior to buying a microscope three years ago, the lighting for our photography came from the sun, flash or LED table lamps - all of it reflected from the subjects. As many microscope subjects are ...
  • Hi Richard, As the summer season comes around, we intend to collect plant leaves that are infected with leaf miners and photograph the larvae. Pond life is our main focus for microscopy but there ...
  • Created discussion thread Horse chestnut leaf miners
    Every year we see the damage that leaf miners do to horse chestnut trees in Britain but had not seen the insect responsible until last autumn. Cutting open a pocket in a leaf revealed the larva ...
  • Replied in Crystals
    These crystals are part of an ongoing experiment to find the effect of mixing other compounds with vitamin C and letting the solution evaporate. I am just trying to produce pleasing images rather ...
  • Created discussion thread Crystals
    Due to the inclement UK weather, I have stayed indoors and photographed some crystals using a microscope and polarizing filters. The camera body was an EOS 7D and about 30 images were in each stack.
  • Created discussion thread Brine shrimp
    We obtained the brine shrimp from a pet shop where they are sold as live fish food. All taken with bellows. Adult with 50mm lens, naupliii and head with microscope lens. Canon EOS 7D. Nauplius Nauplius
  • Replied in Anhingas
    Yes, it did manage to swallow the fish. Anne
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    Hi Morris Thanks for the comments. They were mostly taken at Eagle Lakes Community Park, Naples. Anne
  • Created discussion thread Anhingas
    All taken in Southern Florida. Canon EOS 40D with Canon EF 400mm f5.6 lens Canon EOS 40D with Canon EF 100-400mm lens Canon 1D Mk4 with Canon EF 400mm f5.6 lens Canon 1D Mk4 with Canon EF 400mm ...
  • Replied in Great egrets
    Canon EF 400mm f5.6 lens with various Canon bodies 30D, 40D and 1D Mk4. Anne
  • Replied in Great egrets
    Hi Dave, Those shots were taken at Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve (Otter Pond, I think). The circle of trees around the pond gave a black background with shafts of sunlight illuminating the birds. ...
  • Replied in Great egrets
    Thanks for the correction. Identifying birds is not my strong point. My husband says that evolution missed a trick when it did not place barcodes on birds that could be read by a camera and ...
  • Created discussion thread Great egrets
    Photographed in various locations in southern Florida.
  • The photos were taken at the London Wetland Centre in England. I believe the scientific name is Argiope bruennichi, links: https://www.wildlifetrust ...
  • Created discussion thread Pregnant wasp spider
    Here are some photos of wasp spiders mating. I took some of them and my husband took the others. The first shows the increase in size due to pregnancy five days after mating. The last shows a wasp ...
  • Created discussion thread Swans and cygnets
    There is one word that describes swans - elegant. Showing aggression Masterclass for cygnets Balancing on ice Young love
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