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.
the second part of the trip involved a visit to Wanaka before stopping overnight at the Lake Hawea Hotel. The actual lake itself (Hawea) is located in the Otago region at an altitude of around 348 metres. The lake itself is named in Maori and is thought to be named after a local tribe, however, at the time no information was available as to the actual meaning of the name.
Driving along the south Gippsland Highway, in Victoria, Australia; I came across the Koo Wee Rup Observation Tower, The views were fairly impressive and I have hopefully captured some of these in a 360° panoramic image / tour.
Sparklers bring back so many memories as a child. Have a peek at what they look like when shot by macro photography.
For this episode of “Cool Stuff Under the Microscope“, I decided to have a look at a flies wing. The fly had previously died having landed on a spiders web, so I removed the fly from the web and carefully tried to remove the wing from the fly. The wing was imaged under a low…
Have a peek at Spirogyra under the microscope, a relatively common green algae found in bioactive fresh waters.
Recently I posted a mystery item, that mystery item was the Sultana. So this episode of Under the Microscope is showing the Sultana I recently mentioned.
Ever wondered how I do my focus stacked microscope images, have a peek at a quick write-up on the procedure I use.
I visited an open garden event on Sunday 13th of September which was fundraising for the Upper Beaconsfield Fire Brigade, another brigade of the Country Fire Authority. The event was well attended when I was there just before midday. I will process and hopefully post some more landscapes during the next few weeks but below…
Ever wonder what a piece of cleaning sponge looks like under the microscope, wonder no more!
The Australian Mountain Boarders Group were at the Berwick Show recently doing some performances and demonstrations, see the pictures and a full writeup.
In Victoria, Australia the 19th of December was a stinking hot day, with a maximum of around 41 Degrees celsius being reached during the day. This was one of a number of days of hot weather, and towards the late afternoon, we got a great storm come through Pakenham. The storm including heavy rain, wind…