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Blow-fly Spiracles
Tony T
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Posted on 17-11-2011 17:19
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Posterior thoracic of Calliphora vicina
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Anterior thoracic spiracle of Lucilia sericata
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Edited by Tony T on 18-11-2011 04:16
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Close-up of hairs
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Awesome pictures!
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Excellent photos Tony - what equipment did you use for the first shot? Smile
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Thanks Paul, Walter & Chris.
Ist image taken with a 10x Nikon CF N Plan Achromat, NA 0.3, finite objective on bellows.
Until recently was reckoned to be one of the best 10x lenses, the folks at seem now to favour infinity lenses.
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an outstanding work here!
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