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Tim has been interested in photography for many years. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Biology and a Master's in Environmental Science. Writing nature articles allows him to combine his interest in photography and nature into one medium.

First Photograph with New Dissecting Microscope

Recently, I received a small refund that I wasn’t expecting, so decided to buy a new photography tool (or, more appropriately, a new toy).  I had been looking at a dissecting microscope for quite a while, so I pulled the trigger on an AmScope 7X-90X Inspection Trinocular Zoom Stereo Microscope + 144-LED Compact Light.  I haven’t had a chance to play with it much until today.  Wow, what a blast.  I like this particular scope because it has a third ocular for the camera.  I had to also buy this adapter (AmScope Canon SLR / D-SLR Camera Adapter for Microscopes – Microscope Adapter).

So, here’s one of the first photos from this new rig using my Canon 7D, a close-up of a very small mushroom shot at 90x.  Everything seemed to work great.  I just have to learn some new techniques, including focus stacking in order to increase the depth of field.  That will be the next set of trials.  I’ll keep you posted.

Mushroom

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