Spike's Gallery
4. A Selection of Images of Unicellular Organisms

  By Spike Walker, UK.

 

Editor's note: Spike Walker, a well known and award winning British photomicrographer, has kindly suggested that Micscape can share a selection of images from his extensive portfolio.

The image selection from the CD supplied, resizing and captions (based on Spike's image names and email notes) was by David Walker, web page style by Ian Walker as used in Spike's Gallery 1 , Gallery 2 and Gallery 3.

 

 

'The main microscope bench in Spike's playpen' showing an impressive Zeiss line-up: an Axiomat, Photomicroscope III and two Ultraphots.

 

Oxytricha, fission - anoptral contrast

 

Amoeba - anoptral contrast

 

Vorticella group - anoptral contrast

 

Trachelius - anoptral contrast

 

Euglena spirogyra - anoptral contrast

 

Actinosphaerium, binary fission - darkfield

 

Nebela sp - Jamin-Lebedeff interference contrast

 

Euplotes - Nomarski DIC

 

Radiolarian - Rheinberg

 

 

Comments to the author Spike Walker are welcomed.

Images  M I Walker and must not be used without permission of the author.
All rights reserved.

The author's website www.the-ultraphot-shop.org.uk provides resources and spares for the Zeiss Ultraphot range.

Via  'Microworld Services', Spike Walker is a consultant microscopist and photomicrographer.
Please contact the author via e-mail above for details.

 

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