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.
I went through my parents garden today looking for some flowers or something to photograph, and by coincidence this Flower Spider i think (Diaea evanida) was well camouflaged within the flowers and leaves, having shown itself I decided to instead get photos of the spider, who I must say was not at all afraid of…
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.
Ever wondered how I do my focus stacked microscope images, have a peek at a quick write-up on the procedure I use.
Stearic acid, a common surfactant obtained by saponification of animal fats and oils lights up under polarized light.
Uluru is a sacred formation within the Northern Territory which is estimated to be some 500 million years old
My lovely daughter was enjoying being a superhero earlier in the week, so I thought it would make a good opportunity for a photo. Having just started to learn to use photoshop I thought I would try and remove the background (with limited success), sadly the hair makes it difficult. Any tips on removing background when ‘big’ hair is involved?
Have a look at the Anther of Lilium Spp herbaceous flower under the microscope.
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.
The views from the Marina Bay Sands observation tower, or bar are stunning at night!
The frog is a marker of the health of an ecosystem, also known as a bioindicator. This is because of their permable skin which easily absorbs chemicals and also their habitat including both terresterial and aquatic environments.
The puppy dog eyes never really worked for the seal, albeit a cute animal it just does not have the same draw that a puppy or kitten has making the same faces. The seal was nonetheless very energetic during a recent visit to the Zoo, putting on a great show for the visitors in the…