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Compositing Fireworks with Photoshop CC
The Pelican is a common sight around water, and as such I think often they are treated a bit unfairly compared to Elephants and other creatures. They do seem to survive well so that is an added bonus, plus they look unusual with the large bill and the yellow coloring around the eye. This guy…
Ever wondered how I do my focus stacked microscope images, have a peek at a quick write-up on the procedure I use.
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.
The views from the Marina Bay Sands observation tower, or bar are stunning at night!
I had the joy of attending Healesville Sanctuary with my family in late February to have a look around (and of course take some photos). The sanctuary is unlike Melbourne and Werribee Zoo in that it has far more Australian animals than the other Zoo’s, it really is an Australian based Zoo covering all realms…
If ever I had a favorite group of animals, beyond the Meerkats it would be the Orangutan. They are so similar to us in behaviour that it is at times eerie. A trip to the Melbourne Zoo showed me this character who was at home with his blanket, sitting in the centre of the enclosure…
The claws on a bear are an impressive thing, watching the bear at the Melbourne Zoo tear into its lunch gave me a greater appreciation that we don’t come face to face with these where I live. Image taken with Nikon D5300 and Tamron 150-600mm Macro.
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….
Have a look at Cardiac muscle under the microscope :).
Have a look at the Anther of Lilium Spp herbaceous flower under the microscope.