The Western honey bee or Apis mellifera is a common insect around my parents garden in the South East Suburbs of Melbourne, being attracted to the pollen from the Grevillea banksii. The Western honey bee is a fascinating insect that is commercially used to produce honey. It also has a social caste system in addition to…
The Field of Lights is an incredible light installation by Bruce Munro set against the backdrop of uUuru.
Some creatures have incredible stinging apparatus, makes me happier I am not at the end of that!
Have a peek at Potassium Carbonate; a common buffer, drying agent and fire extinguishing medium under the microscope.
Uluru is a sacred formation within the Northern Territory which is estimated to be some 500 million years old
Benzoic Acid is a simple aromatic carboxylic acid, with a crystalline structure that lights up in wonderful colors.
I visited the Melbourne Zoo earlier in the year and got a number of photos including of some of the Reptiles. I am not a fan of the reptiles, I know people have pet snakes and Lizards and so on but being honest, that is just not for me. That said they are impressive creatures…
Developing photographic techniques can be difficult, and there are often few places at home that give a good opportunity to master techniques. A trip to the Melbourne Zoo gave some inspiration, and I came across the Mandrill. This colorful creature almost enjoyed showing off (in my opinion) and alternated between turning towards me and…
Take a peek at a thin layer of Onion Skin under the microscope.
A pack of Australian Ravens in flight.
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.
Polarized light microscopy brings out incredible colors in chemicals. Have a look at Bromine under the microscope.