Ok, so, what is this?

Discussion in 'Misc. Photos' started by Thunder_o_b, Dec 24, 2012.

  1. Thunder_o_b

    Thunder_o_b Fishlore VIP Member

    Remember, things are not always what they seem…..Hey, I'm a trucker….We are all a bit of a wise guy :D

    Anyway I hope you like the shot.

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  2. klogue2

    klogue2 Valued Member Member

    Reminds me of the inside of a flower, where those little stems are... I forget the name... I think they're used for pollen?
     
  3. OP
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    Thunder_o_b

    Thunder_o_b Fishlore VIP Member

    WOW! That was fast! You know flowers. This is a high mag shot of the reproductive organs of a very small flower, a ground violet. Shot at 5:1 with a Canon MP-E65 lens. That translates into around 100 to one mag.
     




  4. klogue2

    klogue2 Valued Member Member

    Haha thanks! I'm pretty good at science, specifically biology. First guess would have been some sort of anemone but the blue and white part of the flower didn't really match any anemone I know of.
     
  5. Tigress Hill

    Tigress Hill Well Known Member Member

    I would have said anemone;)
     
  6. OP
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    Thunder_o_b

    Thunder_o_b Fishlore VIP Member

    Yeah, most people think it is some sort of anemone. Here is another high mag shot. It was made with a stack of around 40 or so shots. Most people think it is an underwater scene. The more I think about it, that first shot was taken with a 10:1 microscope objective lens mounted to the 50D's body. This shot was taken with a 1.5 telex mounted to the MP-E65 on the 50D for a mag of 7:1

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    This one was with the microscope objective. made with somewhere around 80 photographs.
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  7. OP
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    Thunder_o_b

    Thunder_o_b Fishlore VIP Member

    :D
     
  8. Butterfly

    Butterfly Moderator Moderator Member

    Marvelous shots! Do you have any pics of your fish tanks? Bet their great!
    Carol
     
  9. pirahnah3

    pirahnah3 Fishlore VIP Member

    great micro and macro work.
     
  10. OP
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    Thunder_o_b

    Thunder_o_b Fishlore VIP Member

    Thank you Carol:D I have some older shots (somewhere) I'll take some this weekend and post them.
    Thank you pirahnah :D
     
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  11. RogueAgent94

    RogueAgent94 Fishlore VIP Member

    Great pictures. The second set of pictures, I think it's either an Orchid or an Iris. Not sure which...
     




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