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by Manfred
Sun Nov 29, 2015 4:48 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Sonchus hitchhikers come out of storage...
Replies: 7
Views: 697

Re: Sonchus hitchhikers come out of storage...

Very interesting details, I`ve never seen before...
by Manfred
Sun Nov 29, 2015 4:46 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Leaf impressions
Replies: 4
Views: 694

Re: Leaf impressions

Thank you guys for welcome, I`m very happy to be back in Austria, the climate (temperature, humidity,...) were very heavy.
And I´m glad to join again this excellent forum.
by Manfred
Sun Nov 29, 2015 9:26 am
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Leaf impressions
Replies: 4
Views: 694

Re: Leaf impressions

Sorry, there maybe some mistake when uploading the images... :oops:
by Manfred
Sun Nov 29, 2015 9:17 am
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Leaf impressions
Replies: 4
Views: 694

Leaf impressions

Hello,
after being some months in Bangladesh (we relocated an assembly line at Walton plant) I`m back again
Attached some pictures showing leaf impressions of grass (made with nail varnish and Rheinberg illumination).
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by Manfred
Mon Jul 27, 2015 4:46 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Hornet`s head
Replies: 4
Views: 769

Re: Hornet`s head

Thank you guys for all the nice comments.
@Gekko: No, it didn`t sting me :mrgreen:
by Manfred
Mon Jul 27, 2015 4:44 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Suite de textile
Replies: 4
Views: 728

Re: Suite de textile

Great, as usual, I like these abstract images, thank you for sharing,

best regards
Manfred
by Manfred
Sun Jul 26, 2015 9:27 am
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Hornet`s head
Replies: 4
Views: 769

Hornet`s head

Dear friends,

following images show the head and eyes of a hornet (German "Hornisse") - to be stucked from her is very painful... :lol:
by Manfred
Tue Jul 21, 2015 4:12 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Rotifers
Replies: 7
Views: 1147

Re: Rotifers

JimT

great wildlife shot.

Warmest regards
Manfred
by Manfred
Tue Jul 21, 2015 4:09 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Haematococcus under different lighting methods
Replies: 25
Views: 3290

Re: Haematococcus under different lighting methods

Hello Gekko,

all of them are grandious, my personal favorite: Image 1 and 4

Best regards
Manfred
by Manfred
Mon Jul 20, 2015 7:05 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Haematococcus
Replies: 8
Views: 1415

Re: Haematococcus

Hello Gekko,

top shot,

best regards
Manfred
by Manfred
Sat Jul 18, 2015 10:32 am
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Cosmarium
Replies: 11
Views: 1303

Re: Cosmarium

Great image, thanks for sharing

Best regards
Manfred
by Manfred
Sat Jul 18, 2015 9:08 am
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Prontalgine
Replies: 7
Views: 1257

Re: Prontalgine

Wonderful!
by Manfred
Sat Jul 18, 2015 9:07 am
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Aigrettes de fleur
Replies: 7
Views: 1031

Re: Aigrettes de fleur

Vote from Austrian Jury: "Of breathtaking beauty" - 10points :lol:

Warmest regards
Manfred
by Manfred
Fri Jul 17, 2015 2:08 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Common Mallow pollen on petal
Replies: 6
Views: 928

Re: Common Mallow pollen on petal

Great!
by Manfred
Sun Jul 12, 2015 4:02 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Amidon de pomme de terre
Replies: 11
Views: 1647

Re: Amidon de pomme de terre

Vaselle,
great - composition, colors, sharpness, idea :mrgreen: you`re one of the best.

Warmest regards
Manfred
by Manfred
Thu Jul 09, 2015 3:49 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Bicarbonate de sodium
Replies: 8
Views: 1771

Re: Bicarbonate de sodium

Vaselle,
great - as always.
Manfred
by Manfred
Sun Jun 28, 2015 6:49 am
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Leaf impressions of "Rose"
Replies: 10
Views: 1542

Re: Leaf impressions of "Rose"

Hello bill,

no solvents, it would destroy the very thin skin, I use a fine forceps.
by Manfred
Sat Jun 27, 2015 4:15 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Leaf impressions of "Rose"
Replies: 10
Views: 1542

Re: Leaf impressions of "Rose"

Thanks for all nice comments. @Billbillt: I covered the leaf with clear nail varnish (stolen from my wife :lol: ), let it harden some minutes and removed it from the leaf`s surface. I tried different methods of illumination - Rheinberg and oblique illumination. And - last but not least - sorry for m...
by Manfred
Sat Jun 27, 2015 9:30 am
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Leaf impressions of "Rose"
Replies: 10
Views: 1542

Leaf impressions of "Rose"

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Dear all,

enclosed some images of the leaf of a rose, made with nail varnish and different illumination techniques.
Thank you all for your kind attention.
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Best regards
Manfred
by Manfred
Mon Apr 06, 2015 7:01 pm
Forum: My microscope
Topic: Zeiss Standard 16, Reichert Biovar and Stereo a chinese
Replies: 17
Views: 7034

Re: Zeiss Standard 16, Reichert Biovar and Stereo a chinese

Hello Regor 2429,

sorry for my late reply - all I can offer is :

www.science-info.net/docs/reichert/A4/Biovar.pdf

unfortunately only in German... :(

Best regards
Manfred
by Manfred
Mon Apr 06, 2015 6:57 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Newbie from
Replies: 7
Views: 2705

Re: Newbie from

Hello,

after some weeks on business trip I`m back again - and it feels good to visit the forum and to meet my virtual friends.
Very soon I´ll post new images... ;)
by Manfred
Sun Feb 22, 2015 6:39 am
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Pencil wood-shavings
Replies: 21
Views: 2900

Re: Pencil wood-shavings

Gekko sorry, I saw your thread just now, the idea is very good (I want to try it) and the images excellent.
By the way, this forum is a pool of new ideas and methods to try, I like it.
by Manfred
Sun Feb 22, 2015 6:33 am
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Stacks of Pollen
Replies: 4
Views: 1030

Re: Stacks of Pollen

Excellent images, can you tell me which software do you use for stacking?.
PS.: In the American forum "Photomacrocraphy" Charles Krebs posted similar images...
by Manfred
Wed Feb 18, 2015 8:10 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Peritrich (image and video)
Replies: 7
Views: 1803

Re: Peritrich (image and video)

Gekko,
nice image, unfortunately I can`t open the video :roll:
by Manfred
Wed Feb 18, 2015 7:41 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Tulip impressions
Replies: 5
Views: 1412

Re: Tulip impressions

Additional images, as promised...
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Thank you for your kind attention,
best regards
Manfred
by Manfred
Wed Feb 18, 2015 7:37 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Tulip impressions
Replies: 5
Views: 1412

Tulip impressions

Dear all,

last week we celebrated "Valentine`s day" - every female get`s flowers, I gave my wife tulips and took the opportunaty to do some investigations and shot some images.
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Additional images will follow... ;)
by Manfred
Wed Feb 11, 2015 7:19 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Cross section of aneedle of Picea spec.
Replies: 10
Views: 1940

Re: Cross section of aneedle of Picea spec.

Rod,

it is also named "Etzold FCA" and is a mixture of Fuchsin, Chrysoidin and Alcianblau (sorry but I don`t know in English).
It is usable for all plant sections and gives nice results.

Manfred
by Manfred
Wed Feb 11, 2015 7:14 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Pine Needle II
Replies: 6
Views: 1499

Re: Pine Needle II

Rod,
I find this image much more better than 1st one.
One tipp: you have decided to cut pine needles - those are very hard to do, you need a lot of experience and exercise - try for the beginning to cut plants which are to cut more easy.
BR
Manfred
by Manfred
Tue Feb 10, 2015 8:21 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Cross section of aneedle of Picea spec.
Replies: 10
Views: 1940

Re: Cross section of aneedle of Picea spec.

Hello Rod, thank you for your nice comment. Most important is to try again and again, also my first attempts were really disatisfying. Most of my equipment is homemade (microtome, razorblade holder). To achieve this image I did several dozens of sections, only a few of them were thin enough (ca. 50m...
by Manfred
Tue Feb 10, 2015 7:47 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Methy Violet, an organic stain.
Replies: 5
Views: 1456

Re: Methy Violet, an organic stain.

Great images,colors and structures are fascinating,
did you use polarisation?