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Desmid by Maret Mis ©

The Hidden World - My Look at Photomicrography by Marek Miś The way I remember it, my interest in the micro world and for the microscopy began when I was very young teenager (thirteen or fourteen years old). The great inspiration for it was the book which I found in my father's cupboard - read more.

Scanning electron micrograph of Aphid by Robert Berdan ©

Scanning Electron Microscopy - Photography by Dr. Robert Berdan Most of us don't have access to a scanning electron microscope (SEM), but I was fortunate when I was doing research to be able to take photographs with this microscope - read more.

Nauplis larvae by Robert Berdan ©

Rheinberg Filters for Photomicrography by Dr. Robert Berdan When you buy your first microscope and begin looking at live cells from a scraping from your cheek (see bottom pictures), or pond organisms the first thing you notice is that they hard to see let alone photograph - read more.

George Byrybcin by Robert Berdan

Tribute to George Brybycin Canadian Photographer
1934 - 2017 by Dr. Robert Berdan & Friends of George Brybycin
Nicknamed "Ansel Adams of the Canadian Rockies and Canada", George Brybycin was a mountain climber and photographer extraordinaire - read more.

Snowy Owl by Robert Berdan ©

The Art & Science of Photomicrography with Polarized Light by Dr. Robert Berdan Many subjects when viewed through a microscope are unfamiliar and appear abstract. In this article I would like to share with you some pictures of crystals and other substances that bend polarized light - read more.

Common Yellowthroat by Dr. Wayne Lynch ©

Springtime in a Prairie Slough by Dr. Wayne Lynch In northern Scandinavia, the Sami reindeer herders have a deep-rooted belief about the restorative powers of nature.  They say: “If ever you are lost in life, put your ear to the earth and listen to the beat of her heart”  - read more.

Composite Solar Eclipse by Alan Dyer ©

Shoot the Solar Eclipse by Alan Dyer. This summer an amazing natural phenomenon will sweep across the United States. On August 21 the shadow of the Moon will touch the Earth and trace a path from coast to coast, from Oregon to South Carolina - read more.

Rotifer by Robert Berdan

Microscopic Life in Ponds and Rainwater by Dr. Robert Berdan It may look like pond scum until you look at it through a light microscope - to a Geek these microorganisms are jewels and they can be found in your backyard - read more.


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