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by Saul
Sat Jan 09, 2021 1:54 am
Forum: Microscopy accessories
Topic: Motic / Zeiss condenser
Replies: 4
Views: 344

Re: Motic / Zeiss condenser

Another interesting piece - Optico BM2000 condenser.
Looks like a mix of the Nikon Alpha (top) and Eclipse (bottom) parts. What is interesting, it fitted Eclipse DF conversion insert , just I had to make it little bit shorter.
Is this again some Chinese creation or it is something rebranded ?
by Saul
Fri Jan 01, 2021 9:06 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Table salt
Replies: 5
Views: 254

Re: Table salt

by Saul
Thu Dec 31, 2020 7:04 am
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Table salt
Replies: 5
Views: 254

Table salt

Table salt crystal, Nikon Plan 10x, Microphot, Sony A6300, mixed illumination, 86 photos, PS stack

Image
by Saul
Tue Dec 29, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: Microscopy accessories
Topic: Motic / Zeiss condenser
Replies: 4
Views: 344

Re: Motic / Zeiss condenser

MichaelG. wrote:
Tue Dec 29, 2020 8:58 pm
https://www.motic.com/As_News/n116.html

MichaelG.
Thanks Michael !
by Saul
Tue Dec 29, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: Microscopy accessories
Topic: Motic / Zeiss condenser
Replies: 4
Views: 344

Motic / Zeiss condenser

Got Motic (as per ebay listing description) condenser:

After couple weeks I saw another same condenser listing, which states that it is a Zeiss Primo Star condenser.
Mistake in the listing, both brands sharing same condenser or something else ?

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by Saul
Thu Dec 24, 2020 12:19 am
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Onion
Replies: 6
Views: 262

Re: Onion

Couple days after
Now at 50x+140TL=33.75x, minimal retouching
Dried out and some stuff started growing up ...
Different illumination
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by Saul
Tue Dec 22, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Onion
Replies: 6
Views: 262

Re: Onion

Greg, Michael, thank you ! ... Just one thought [aside from the interesting choice of colour] ... As shown, all the cells appear to be cavities, but I presume you didn’t actually section them ! Would you agree with me, that it looks more realistic when rotated 180° ? ... MichaelG. Did not change the...
by Saul
Tue Dec 22, 2020 4:09 am
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Onion
Replies: 6
Views: 262

Onion

Sony A6300, PMax, 98 photos, Microphot, Nikon 20x BD inf with 135mm TL
Illumination is done with Sanderson prisms and pol filters.

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by Saul
Wed Dec 16, 2020 10:56 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: GABA, Urea & soy sauce
Replies: 4
Views: 1089

Re: GABA, Urea & soy sauce

Thanks !

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by Saul
Sat Dec 12, 2020 1:13 am
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: GABA, Urea & soy sauce
Replies: 4
Views: 1089

GABA, Urea & soy sauce

Couple stacks of GABA, Urea & soy sauce, using this illumination setup
Sony A6300, Microphot, Nikon BD 20x infinity and LED/flash illuminator

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by Saul
Tue Dec 08, 2020 3:51 am
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Fruit fly larvae
Replies: 10
Views: 815

Re: Fruit fly larvae

by Saul
Fri Dec 04, 2020 11:37 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Fruit fly larvae
Replies: 10
Views: 815

Fruit fly larvae

Sony A6300, Microphot, infinity Nikon 20x BD, 135mm TL, 1.4x teleconverter, 198photos, Pmax/Dmap

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Video: https://www.flickr.com/photos/bauras/50 ... ateposted/

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by Saul
Thu Nov 12, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: Illumination Techniques
Topic: Achieving oblique illumination with motic ba310e
Replies: 20
Views: 2802

Re: Achieving oblique illumination with motic ba310e

Thanks :) I'm looking for at least "some" physical relief, the so called poor's man DIC. I'm starting on microscope imaging and the Koehler brightfield yields quite "flat" imaging. I was filming tardigrades over the weekend, and I was pretty happy, but I saw footage obtained with the same microscop...
by Saul
Thu Nov 12, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: Illumination Techniques
Topic: Achieving oblique illumination with motic ba310e
Replies: 20
Views: 2802

Re: Achieving oblique illumination with motic ba310e

...My guess is that you are looking for maximum physical relief? Such an effect requires a high degree of precision. It doesn't necessarily happen at Koehler and only a smàll + or- in the location or orientation of the components can make the difference between hey, that's o.k. and wow, that's grea...
by Saul
Mon Nov 02, 2020 7:23 pm
Forum: Identification help
Topic: The Thing
Replies: 13
Views: 3928

Re: The Thing

OK, mystery solved: https://www.facebook.com/photo?fbid=4625001210905631&set=pcb.1628375254010550 https://www.facebook.com/SciencePhotoLibrary/photos/a.399498442948/10158410026142949/ "The appendages on top of the head are air sacs used to control buoyancy. The larvae of these insects are aquatic an...
by Saul
Wed Oct 14, 2020 1:35 am
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Operation "Coverslip Escape"
Replies: 2
Views: 471

Re: Operation "Coverslip Escape"

Bemoc wrote:
Tue Oct 13, 2020 6:49 pm
Saul that is beautiful and even suspenseful. I dig the music too.
Thanks ! Fully agree - music is great ;)
by Saul
Mon Oct 05, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: Illumination Techniques
Topic: Darkfield Adapter for Whole Slide Imaging
Replies: 13
Views: 2123

Re: Darkfield Adapter for Whole Slide Imaging

Traleah wrote:
Sun Oct 04, 2020 6:28 pm
Saul,
Are you still working on this project? Any updates?
Got micro leds , but did not have time to play with them. Do not expect too much from them.
Played with some masking around edges, using aluminum foil
by Saul
Mon Oct 05, 2020 3:12 am
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Water mite
Replies: 12
Views: 1893

Re: Water mite

DonSchaeffer wrote:
Sun Oct 04, 2020 10:11 pm
I love this solution. I wish I had your skills. I just use a mounted flashlight to do a rough approximation to this.
Thanks Don !
Some skills and lots of the stupid patience :)
by Saul
Sat Oct 03, 2020 1:17 am
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Operation "Coverslip Escape"
Replies: 2
Views: 471

Operation "Coverslip Escape"

Fruit fly larvae
https://youtu.be/_uODOPAIzBc

DF/Pol/Obl illumination, Nikon Microphot , Sony a6300, 10x objective, 125mm TL
by Saul
Thu Aug 27, 2020 4:16 pm
Forum: Microscopy accessories
Topic: condenser insert set
Replies: 12
Views: 2137

Re: condenser insert set

iconoclastica wrote:
Thu Aug 27, 2020 2:38 pm
It is real, not the perspective. Mine is between 7 and 7.5mm deep
Thanks Wim, useful information !
by Saul
Thu Aug 27, 2020 2:53 am
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Message
Replies: 2
Views: 348

Message

Gaba + Urea, pol/DF/oblique, 20x, Sony A6300/Microphot


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by Saul
Wed Aug 26, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: Microscopy accessories
Topic: condenser insert set
Replies: 12
Views: 2137

Re: condenser insert set

iconoclastica wrote:
Wed Aug 26, 2020 8:14 pm
Mine:
Hmm, depth looks different (or just perspective ? ), mine is 14mm ....
by Saul
Wed Aug 26, 2020 3:18 am
Forum: Microscopy accessories
Topic: condenser insert set
Replies: 12
Views: 2137

Re: condenser insert set

iconoclastica wrote:
Tue Aug 25, 2020 8:38 pm
...I gather there are two different models of the achr 0.90 about, for my drawing was exact too (at least on the outside)...
Design is based on this model:

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by Saul
Tue Aug 25, 2020 2:42 am
Forum: Microscopy accessories
Topic: condenser insert set
Replies: 12
Views: 2137

Re: condenser insert set

... I have always read these modifiers ought to sit near the diapragm, but in this contraption they are much lower. Isn't the position perhaps that important? ... On my 0.90 achromat the diaphragm resides c. 30mm above the bottom plate. Nikon Achr 0.90 is not the best candidate to use with DF inser...
by Saul
Sat Aug 22, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Algae stereo
Replies: 3
Views: 583

Re: Algae stereo

DonSchaeffer wrote:
Sat Aug 22, 2020 3:27 pm
Very interesting. The stereoscopic perspective really works. How did you do this?
https://zerenesystems.com/cms/stacker/d ... eticstereo
by Saul
Sat Aug 22, 2020 4:33 am
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Algae stereo
Replies: 3
Views: 583

Algae stereo

Nikon Microphot, Nikon BD 20x infinity , Sony A6300, using DF/Obl/Pol condenser insert , variable sliding oblique filter , LED/flash illuminator , 196 photos, Zerene DMap, Stereo Photo Maker. Stereo 1-web320x1024U100-G15.jpg Bigger: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50253945057_1a9cc7afce_o.jpg
by Saul
Thu Aug 13, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Two days of pain
Replies: 7
Views: 1291

Re: Two days of pain

KurtM wrote:
Thu Aug 06, 2020 11:15 pm
Good heavens, I'm wincing just looking at that thing! But I have to agree with PeteM: "Bonus points for making the most of the experience. Awesome image."
Thanks Kurt !

Last photo from this series, another side, quick stereo:

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by Saul
Thu Aug 06, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Two days of pain
Replies: 7
Views: 1291

Re: Two days of pain

Thank you all for your kind words and comments !

Stereo version:
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by Saul
Wed Aug 05, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Two days of pain
Replies: 7
Views: 1291

Two days of pain

Kidney stone, 2x stack&stitch panorama (138 photos each), 10x, Zerene and PS
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