Leica M420 macroscope -
Ron Neumeyer (Canada) describes
the features of his example of this high quality macroscope with examples
of images taken with it.
on using a cheap LED torch on a LOMO stereo microscope and a compound microscope
Les May (UK) shows how a cheap
LED torch from the local supermarket works well as incident
light for his microscope.
gallery of salicylic acid photomicrographs (using a variety of illumination
Brian Johnston (Canada) continues his series to show the attractive images that can be obtained
from chemicals using polar, phase and other techniques.
fauna; some lifestyles. Part 2. The cockroach as a host
Walter Dioni (Mexico) presents
an illustrated look at a cockroach and simple dissection
techniques as a prelude to studying its internal parasites.
rotating stage attachment for the Zeiss Axiostar and
other biological microscopes
Ian Walker (UK) shares an
ingenious design for a robust and elegant rotating stage
made from a CD, card and other home materials.
auxiliary microscope / phase telescope. A short
note on a useful device no longer in production -
Paul James (UK) describes the R&J Beck example of this
on digitising and rejuvenating slide film photomicrographs
David Walker (UK) uses
a film scanner to obtain usable images from
the less successful images he has taken in the past on slide film.
honey bee - (Addition
to site's free image resources.) Large
images of parts of the honey bee (Apis) worker, presented
in the form of an interactive bee. Compiled by David Walker
A review of the Canon 350D (Digital Rebel XT) digital SLR for
photomicrography. The 350D is
the update to the popular Canon 300D (Digital Rebel) and now has mirror lock. A
comparative review with the Nikon D50 digital SLR is also planned,
this has a CCD sensor cf the CMOS sensor of the Canon.
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