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by billben74
Sun Nov 12, 2017 5:09 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Transverse division of the ciliate Euplotes
Replies: 8
Views: 1776

Re: Transverse division of the ciliate Euplotes

Stunning video
Nice work.
by billben74
Sun Nov 12, 2017 5:08 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Back from hiatus!!
Replies: 11
Views: 2085

Re: Back from hiatus!!

Nice to have you back.
Nice image.
by billben74
Sun Nov 12, 2017 5:07 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Coquille Escargot
Replies: 8
Views: 1382

Re: Coquille Escargot

Shells are good subjects.
You have really caught the metallic colours beautifully.
by billben74
Thu Nov 09, 2017 10:05 pm
Forum: Microscopes and optics
Topic: Question about a Zeiss Universal I have my eye on - expert opinion anyone?
Replies: 9
Views: 2445

Re: Question about a Zeiss Universal I have my eye on - expert opinion anyone?

Darn it. Got outbid. Ho Hum.
Still a Zeiss Universal still seems like a good option... maybe next time.
by billben74
Mon Nov 06, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Ceratium, Tachysoma & Uroglenopsis
Replies: 14
Views: 2179

Re: Ceratium, Tachysoma & Uroglena

Very nice.
Personally I like the tachysoma the most because it looks a bit like millipede-like creature.
All up to your normal very high standard.
by billben74
Mon Nov 06, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: Microscopes and optics
Topic: Question about a Zeiss Universal I have my eye on - expert opinion anyone?
Replies: 9
Views: 2445

Re: Question about a Zeiss Universal I have my eye on - expert opinion anyone?

All really useful. I am interested in having regular episcopic as well as fluorescence. I believe one could choose use the illuminator sold with the item as either episcopic or diascopic and that is fine for me at the moment. Although I presently illuminate using reflected light using my home brew l...
by billben74
Sat Nov 04, 2017 10:29 pm
Forum: Microscopes and optics
Topic: Question about a Zeiss Universal I have my eye on - expert opinion anyone?
Replies: 9
Views: 2445

Re: Question about a Zeiss Universal I have my eye on - expert opinion anyone?

Thanks, that is useful.
I have messaged the seller something that might precipitate an answer to if he has anything inside.
by billben74
Sat Nov 04, 2017 9:04 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Cristaux de sel
Replies: 9
Views: 1531

Re: Cristaux de sel

Très belles images. Vif et net.

Very nice images. Crisp and sharp.
by billben74
Sat Nov 04, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: Important announcements
Topic: New microscope stepper unit
Replies: 2
Views: 6907

Re: New microscope stepper unit

Thanks for bringing this to our attention. Very interesting. I do all my photography via a canon 1200D an liveview. This is important for the vibrationless shooting. Do you (Johan or anyone else) know if you can use the cable to control the camera via live view type set-up? i.e. will one lose vibrat...
by billben74
Sat Nov 04, 2017 8:44 pm
Forum: Microscopes and optics
Topic: Question about a Zeiss Universal I have my eye on - expert opinion anyone?
Replies: 9
Views: 2445

Question about a Zeiss Universal I have my eye on - expert opinion anyone?

I'm interested in Zeiss Universal on ebay. At some risk of inviting cometition for the auction ;) I want to ask a question.... https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/zeiss-universal-microscope-/202100162075? I don't know that much about 160mm systems having a modern chinese job from Brunel microscopes. My objec...
by billben74
Fri Nov 03, 2017 10:37 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: antique slide of diatoms
Replies: 7
Views: 1445

Re: antique slide of diatoms

Very nice images.
Relly love the last one
by billben74
Fri Nov 03, 2017 10:35 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: A match and a shell
Replies: 11
Views: 1855

Re: A match and a shell

Nice idea and I like the result.

Shells are good subjects.

Thanks for sharing...
by billben74
Fri Nov 03, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Sunflower sectioning....
Replies: 35
Views: 5312

Re: Sunflower sectioning....

Always a joy. And always amazing and facsinating inights in both histology but biology too. Love the early embryo without polarity you have discovered. Many moons ago I wrote few essays in my finals about development. Mainly animals but really interesting to see the process here "in the flesh". Now ...
by billben74
Fri Nov 03, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: Specimens, samples and slides
Topic: Crystals
Replies: 3
Views: 1658

Re: Crystals

I think Microman 2 means that he puts the ethanol/water solution, nearly dry, but not quite onto a slide and then observes? Microman2 is then asking about how to make this permanent I mainly use water, sometimes other solvents - it depends on the solubility of the crystalising substance. I also do "...
by billben74
Fri Oct 27, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Spirogyra sp
Replies: 9
Views: 1561

Re: Spirogyra sp

Jamais vu cela fait avec pol. Très agréable en effet - des images frappantes!

Never seen these done with pol. Very nice indeed - striking images!
by billben74
Thu Oct 26, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Oblique Marine Diatoms
Replies: 13
Views: 2515

Re: Oblique Marine Diatoms

Nice diatoms
by billben74
Thu Oct 26, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Œufs de mouche
Replies: 8
Views: 1552

Re: Œufs de mouche

En effet, je n'ai jamais vu cela vu.
Merci beaucoup

Indeed, I have never seen this looked at.
Many thanks
by billben74
Thu Oct 26, 2017 8:33 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Sunflower sectioning....
Replies: 35
Views: 5312

Re: Sunflower sectioning....

Lovely to see your work again.

Sadly don't have the time at the moment to use slicer, but very much enjoy vicariously.
by billben74
Mon Oct 23, 2017 10:38 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Collotheca rotifer
Replies: 4
Views: 976

Re: Collotheca rotifer

Really interesting to see the unfurl like that. Nice and sharp too.
by billben74
Sun Oct 22, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Pseudokeronopsis marine ciliate
Replies: 6
Views: 1126

Re: Pseudokeronopsis marine ciliate

Great detail on the furious cillia.
by billben74
Sun Oct 22, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Egg of Artemia Salina
Replies: 9
Views: 1815

Re: Egg of Artemia Salina

Pleasing :)
by billben74
Sun Oct 22, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Rotbuche-Sprossquerschnitt
Replies: 3
Views: 1084

Re: Rotbuche-Sprossquerschnitt

Great images and great sections.
by billben74
Sun Oct 22, 2017 10:19 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Fane de carotte
Replies: 7
Views: 1406

Re: Fane de carotte

Travail fantastique avec une lame de rasoir.
Très bonnes images.

Fantastic work with a razor blade.
Very good images.
by billben74
Sun Oct 22, 2017 10:16 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Rotifer
Replies: 7
Views: 1595

Re: Rotifer

Very pleasing image.
by billben74
Sun Oct 22, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Water Mite
Replies: 11
Views: 2062

Re: Water Mite

I would concur with billbillt. Thats some shockingly good detail. Artistic too.
Fine work.
by billben74
Mon Oct 16, 2017 12:05 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Somebody else liked my Botryococcus image
Replies: 22
Views: 6166

Re: Somebody else liked my Botryococcus image

Congratulations on getting your image recognised by the Nikon Small World Judges.
by billben74
Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:57 am
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Three strands of hair
Replies: 4
Views: 1095

Re: Three strands of hair

Mnay thanks JimT and hkv.
Blonde haired boy (my nephew).
by billben74
Sun Oct 15, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Three strands of hair
Replies: 4
Views: 1095

Three strands of hair

Hello all,

Made of around 150 images, stacks and stitches. The hair strands are about 60 microns thick.

I've done some edting to clean it up.

Crossed polaroids with x 20 na 0.40
2017-10-10-19.43.58 ZSHuxTrianglex200_Upto18ishPMax retouched_stitchStart1ColoursSharpNoCrop15PossibleMaster1024.jpg
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by billben74
Sun Oct 15, 2017 7:00 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Filet en plastique
Replies: 4
Views: 832

Re: Filet en plastique

Très agréable

Very nice
by billben74
Sun Oct 15, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Holophrya ciliate
Replies: 17
Views: 2913

Re: Holophrya ciliate

Very nice video