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…
Have a look at the sporophyll of Bracken under the microscope.
Polarized light microscopy brings out incredible colors in chemicals. Have a look at Bromine under the microscope.
Salicin is a chemical which is produced by the Salix Willow bark and functions as an anti-inflammatory agent in the human body. This chemical was the initial origin of aspirin and is chemically related to Aspirin. As a tongue twister, the IUPAC name for Salicin is (2R,3S,4S,5R,6S)-2-(Hydroxymethyl)-6-[2-(hydroxymethyl)phenoxy]oxane-3, 4,5-triol.
Compositing Fireworks with Photoshop CC
A pack of Australian Ravens in flight.
The Meerkats are a family favorite at the Werribee Zoo, located right need the cafe (aptly named Meerkat Cafe).
I have always loved the monkeys at the Zoo!
Sparklers bring back so many memories as a child. Have a peek at what they look like when shot by macro photography.
See my numerous 360 interactive panorama’s of Gardens By the Bay in Singapore, taken both during the day and also at night.
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 African Wild Dog are a popular attraction at the Werribee Zoo. Interestingly, the wild dog is a Canid which is differentiated to that of a Canis due to fewer toes, and a different dental structure.