This episode of “Cool Stuff Under the Microscope” focuses on Activated Carbon, which is a compound used for many different purposes, it can be used for air sampling to collect chemicals for later analysis, or alternatively can be used in filtration to absorb chemicals removing them from the environment be it water, air or otherwise….
I have always been interested in portrait photography, but never game enough to really ask someone to model for me, how do you think I went with some High-Key self portraits.
Have a peek at Potassium Carbonate; a common buffer, drying agent and fire extinguishing medium under the microscope.
Butterflies are an insect that I have always wanted to try and get some photos of at home, however they are not typically in abundance in the sort of urban area I live in. A trip to the Butterfly house at the Melbourne Zoo gave a good opportunity to have a practice of taking photo’s…
The Arteries and Veins can be considered the vital plumbing of the body. Arteries are responsible for taking oxygenated blood away from the heart, whilst veins are responsible for taking de-oxygenated blood back to the lungs for re-oxygenation.
A visit to Lakeside Pakenham is never complete without visiting the local(s), the Swan’s, Ducks and other birds!
Between June and July Docklands in Melbourne ran a winter festival known as the Firelight Festival. This was run around the Quay and consisted of a number of art installations from Fire Twirlers through to a giant status which was set alight and of course fireworks.
Have a sneak peak at Lichen under the microscope, as focus stacked with Helicon Focus.
This is part two (2) of my Butterfly images, I spent a significant amount of time in this enclosure so wanted to share more images with you.
The snow leopard at the Melbourne Zoo was not at all interested in us during our visit. It did make me chuckle as I swear I have seen my cats make exactly the same face! Story may have been different if I was on the inside of the pen however! Image taken with a Nikon…
The Gorilla from the Werribee Zoo
Uluru is a sacred formation within the Northern Territory which is estimated to be some 500 million years old