Holmium (a metal) looks fairly interesting by polarized light microscopy.
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…
I HATE self portraits, but really wanted to have a try at a low-key image but didn’t have a model to try this with. In the end they were underexposed (and i look like a serial killer), but how did you think I went?
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?
The Little Wattlebird, also known as the Anthochaera chrysopthera is a medium to large honeyeater found in various regions of eastern Australia (from the Meliphagidae family). This specific bird was found in Upper Beaconsfield flying in and out of the flora. The little Wattlebird has a lovely call (seen calling in the first image) and is…
This episode of Cool Stuff Under the Microscope focusses on Red Blood Cells, a vital cell within the body whose function is to transport oxygen.
A panorama of the Yarra River after the Big Peninsula Tunnel Diversion.
A bit of a focus stacked demo of a rose using the Helicon focus software.
Ever wondered what a peppercorn looks like under the microscope, almost like an alien landscape if you ask me!
Sparklers bring back so many memories as a child. Have a peek at what they look like when shot by macro photography.
Every now and again I ‘cheat’ by way of photography and these Cockatoo shots are no exception. Sometimes so as to not be anti-social I don’t want to be out waiting for birds to land to try and get photos and want to be able to set the camera up and just ‘leave’ it to…
A nerve trunk is a bundle of nerve fibres, have a look at what they look like under the microscope!