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Reptiles from the Melbourne Zoo

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 nonetheless and I did love the eye of the Lizard, the snake just plain freaked me out. The darkness made it difficult to get the […]

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Under the Microscope: Activated Carbon

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. The following image was taken using a Radical Microscope (Details Here), and the images were captured using a Nikon D5300 Digital Camera. Again because the […]

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Birds from the Melbourne Zoo

I visited the Melbourne Zoo in August, and found so many creatures big and small interesting. The color on the birds was impressive, sadly the wire impacted on the image quality somewhat.

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Grants Picnic Ground, Belgrave

In November, we visited Grants Picnic Ground in the Sherbrook Forest (Off Monbulk Rd, Belgrave) to allow me to take some photos. I thought it might be nice to bring my daughter and wife along to see some of the birds. The park offers a fenced feeding area / cafe where you can purchase seeds to feed the birds (Grants on Sherbrooke), however in the Picnic areas outside of this you can also use the Barbeques, but feeding of the […]

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