Bending the light

"Bending the Light". Pine cone captured at x20 on a Leica DMRE microscope. Natural colours viewed under delta polarised light. Multiple images composited together in Photoshop.

Moss world

"Moss world". Moss captured at x40 magnification on a Nikon Ti-E microscope. Natural autofluorescence through GFP and Texas red filters, combined. Edited in Photoshop and combined with open source images. 

Ascension

"Ascension". Pine cone pollen at x63 magnification, captured on a Leica DMRE microscope. Natural autofluorescence with a long pass filter. Multiple images composited in Photoshop.

"Ooooh...ahhhh"

"Ooooh...ahhhh". Captured at x20 using a Leica DMRE microscope. Natural autofluorescence of a monocot root stem section with a long pass filter. Multiple images combined in Photoshop. 

How to say 'I love you'

"How to say 'I love you'". Dicot plant anther captured at x40 using a Leica DMR microscope. Natural autofluorescence with a Texas red filter. Captured in greyscale and pseudocoloured in Photoshop. 

Cell Painting

"Cell painting". Osteosarcoma cells were grown into a spheroid before being allowed to 'outgrow' onto a flat surface. Stained with DRAQ7 (red), DAPI (blue) and Annexin V-FITC (green). Captured using a Zeiss LSM 880 confocal microscope at x20 magnification, tiled and z-stacked. 

Structure and form

"Structure and form". Captured at x40 using a Nikon Ti-E microscope. Bright field image in black and white. 

Variation in triplicate

"Variation in triplicate". Dental pulp progenitor cells stained with DAPI and Annexin V-FITC, captured at x20 magnification on a Zeiss LSM 880 microscope with tiling and z-stacking. Pseudocoloured and arranged in Photoshop. 

Pollen dance

"Pollen dance". Pine cone pollen at x20 magnification, captured on a Leica DMRE microscope. Natural autofluorescence with a long pass filter. Edited in Photoshop.

Phases of the moon

"Phases of the moon". Dicot plant ovary captured at x20 using a Nikon Ti-E microscope. Natural autofluorescence with a Texas red filter. Edited in Photoshop.

Melted crayons

"Melted crayons". Sodium acetate crystals viewed under polarised light (unedited). Captured at x40 magnification on a Nikon Ti-E microscope. 

Perfect little aliens

"Perfect little aliens". Diatoms at x20 magnification, captured on a Leica DMRE microscope under phase contrast. Multiple images arranged and edited in Photoshop.

Meeting place

'Meeting place'. Sodium acetate crystals viewed under polarised light (unedited). Captured at x20 magnification on a Nikon Ti-E microscope.

Just scrape it off

"Just scrape it off". Rhizopus (bread mould) captured at x4 magnification on a Leica M80 microscope. Edited in Photoshop and combined with open source images. 

Chew on this

"Chew on this". Locust mouth parts viewed at x20 magnification on a Nikon Ni-U microscope. Edited in Photoshop.

Spiny Critter

"Spiny Critter". Polychaete larvae viewed at low magnification on a Leica M80 microscope. Edited in Photoshop. 

Tubes and Tentacles

"Tubes and Tentacles". Pine cone viewed at x 63 magnification with oil immersion on a Leica DMRE microscope. Natural autofluorescence viewed using a long pass filter. Edited in Photoshop.

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