Canon 350D digital SLR: suitability for photomicrography
with the Zeiss Axiostar -
Ian Walker (UK) puts Canon's
latest budget DSLR through its paces on a modern microscope—with
Fitting an AO (American Optical)
substage with a Leitz Heine condenser - Steve
Neeley (USA) shows how a versatile condenser from Leitz
can be neatly adapted to his AO microscope.
summer wanderings -
Howard Webb (USA) shares some
of the microscopic fauna and flora found on a recent pond
dip in a local Missouri
on the move II -
Erin Thomas (USA) shares
a second series of macro images and observations on a tour
around two western states of the US.
help identifying a possible flagellate - Hugh
Grenfell (New Zealand) would welcome help to identify this
possible flagellate cyst found by his master's student.
Tests and cross-sections of sea urchin spines - Richard
Howey (USA) presents an illustrated essay on the intricate
beauty of these fascinating structures.
close-up view of four beggar-ticks: "Devil's", "Tall", "Three-Parted" and "Nodding" - Brian
Johnston (Canada) continues his series showing striking
macro and microscopic images of common wild flowers.
tips 15. Cheap 'n cheerful flash / tungsten lighting combo
for a LOMO or similar microscope with a mirror
- David Walker (UK) tries a simple but effective set-up
which requires no DIY.
Beck Diamax microscope. A brief look at one of the last
stands made in the UK - Paul
James (UK) shares his enthusiasm for a solidly made microscope
from one of the last UK manufacturers.
fauna some lifestyles: Part 3. Endocommensals of the cockroach Periplaneta
Walter Dioni (Mexico) in the
third part of his series describes how to dissect a cockroach
and shows examples of the microfauna found in the digestive
system of two specimens.
in the hedgerows. A light hearted essay on two
recent photographic trips - Ian
Walker (UK) shows how simple close up lenses on a standard
50mm lens can offer plenty of creative photo opportunities
with a DSLR on a country walk.
A tour around the 'Micro-Microscope'
Model MM02 - David Walker
(UK) tries this cleverly designed field / compact model
with medium to high magnification, originally designed
for Indian students without access to compound microscopes.
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