Life In A Different Light: Under The Microscope

Martin Kristiansen of My Microscopic World used a polarized light source, a lab microscope, and an iPhone to capture these incredibly detailed, colorful, and otherworldly images of insect larvae, isopods, and tiny crustaceans:

A few weeks ago, I modified my microscope to be able to use polarized light to illuminate my samples. This gives some incredibly beautiful and alien-like footage, so I of course made a video with this technique. All footage in this video is shoot on an iPhone mounted on my microscope with a LabCam adapter. [More images: Instagram]

~ by Fionnlagh on November 11, 2019.

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