A different perspective

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  1. Sandcut

    Sandcut Sed ego sum homo indomitus Vendor

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    I've been thinking of some ideas for offering some public programs and classes that are outside the norm. Having spent a huge amount of time during undergraduate working on marine invertebrates, I spent many, many, many hours over a microscope. As such, I've got a weak spot in my heart (and my wife tells me in my head) for microscopy. Wanting to share the view of the Lilliputian world to all my Brobdingnagian brethren, I picked up a USB microscope. Oh, the possibilities that this opens up for public programs especially. Now programs on mosses, plankton and aquatic insects is within reach as I now have the ability to enlarge and project images of really tiny critters onto a projection screen large enough for others to see and enjoy.

    I thought I'd share a few photos from my initial playtime here.

    Dragonfly wing that I found in my driveway.

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    Wood sorrel flower.

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    Unopened disc flowers from Ox eye Daisy.

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    Sandcut Sed ego sum homo indomitus Vendor

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    Daisy disc flower opened with springtails peeking out.

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    Acrocarp moss capsule

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    Hay scented fern sori.

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    God has created so much beauty in everything, all we have to do is look...

    Very cool photos, thank you for sharing them with us.
     
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    Primordial MOA #40 Supporter Bushcraft Friend

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    Cool!
     
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    WOW! Thanks for sharing.
     
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    This is way cool, We get to learn something new!
     
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    Microscopically Huge Awesomeness!
     
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