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by hermitdog
Tue May 28, 2019 1:07 am
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: A swarm of tiny brown creatures
Replies: 2
Views: 1562

A swarm of tiny brown creatures

While photographing a sprig of Queen Anne's Lace, I came upon a swarm of tiny brown creatures that were virtually invisible to the naked eye, so I made my very first video with the stereoscope:
https://vimeo.com/338748774
by hermitdog
Tue May 28, 2019 1:04 am
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Housefly Eye
Replies: 3
Views: 1515

Housefly Eye

I agree with geo-man. Houseflies are cool. Here's the right eye of a housefly that I took today with my stereoscope:

http://hermitdog.com/Right%20Eye.png
by hermitdog
Sun May 13, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Can anyone help me identify this creature?
Replies: 6
Views: 1009

Re: Can anyone help me identify this creature?

BINGO !

A Stellate Trichome it is. Thanks for the help!
by hermitdog
Sun May 13, 2018 1:33 am
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Can anyone help me identify this creature?
Replies: 6
Views: 1009

Can anyone help me identify this creature?

This afternoon I pinched a bit of moist soil from an outdoor flowerpot and put it into a saucer of rainwater. In my first sample of that water, I discovered this "creature." I do not know whether it is a plant or an animal. It has no cilia, nor any chloroplasts. Apparently, it is recently deceased b...
by hermitdog
Thu Apr 12, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: Digital processing
Topic: Stacking Software
Replies: 35
Views: 12876

Re: Stacking Software

I've used Helicon Focus for just two weeks and love it. This link is an image of a wasp's foot - rendered from a stack of 45 "captures": http://hermitdog.com/microscope/wasp_foot_helicon_large.png This is the foot of a stinkbug - also 45 captures: http://hermitdog.com/microscope/Stinkbug_foot_10x_la...