back - Prehnite by M F Heddle - Gregor Overney (USA) describes and
illustrates this attractive thin rock section slide prepared by a famous
mineralogist / geologist.
inconspicuous free swimming branching colonies of bi-flagellated freshwater
protists - Wim van Egmond (Netherlands)
describes and illustrates some intriguing but less well known organisms
found in a pond.
common garden seeds - Chris Thomas (UK) shows an attractive gallery
of seeds; an often overlooked but fascinating subject for the microscope.
interesting light source for microscopes - David Bull (UK) describes
how a very cheap but powerful LED torch available in shops can form the
basis of a useful microscope lamp.
photomicrography: A brief beginner's guide by a beginner - Richard
Howey (USA) shares an extensively illustrated overview of the use of a
consumer digital camera and image processing software for photomicrography.
microscopic techniques for amateurs. Mounting microscopic subjects. Part
3c - Gum arabic media - Walter Dioni (Mexico) assesses gum arabic based
based mountants that can be safely prepared and used by the amateur.
gallery: Crystals between crossed polars and under darkfield - Ian
Walker (UK) presents an attractive gallery of prepared slides of crystals.
on using a reversed SLR standard lens on a Sony S-75 digicam to extend
the macro - a widely used technique in film photography is also very
versatile on suitable digicams. Dave Walker (UK) shares his experiences
with one such digicam.
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