New microscope with camera :)

I unexpectedly got a Bresser Biolux NV microscope with USB camera for xmas, it’s a good hobbyist microscope with 4x, 10x and 40x objectives, the kit came with some prepared specimens and even some shrimp eggs and an incubator for growing them, as well as spare slides and cover slips Here are some captures from…

Earth, the final frontier

I’ve been doing lots of online After Effects tutorials recently as I’d like to add cgi effects to some of the footage I shot over the summer with an aim to represent natural phenomena such at photosynthesis and gravitation. Things are going well and I’m getting my head around the use of fractal noise, particles and…

The dark side..

The biology of cells has always fascinated me, I follow a few flickr groups on the subject and have been very impressed by the work of  Tatcher a Hainu Flower stalk of a dalia by Tatcher a Hainu I like the way he stains his specimens and and the level of detail in his photography. However…

From Karl Blossfeldt to Lewisham waterways

I was feeling inspired by Karl Blossfeldt today. I love the way he used symmetry, contrast and form to create plant photographs that induce a sense of wonder. So I packed up my tiny compact Lumix DMC-FS30 and headed over to the Bromley to Lewisham cycle trail which includes the recently completed River View Walk…