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2013 Photomicrography Competition

Image of Distinction
2013 Photomicrography Competition

Marek Miś

Marek Mis Photography
Suwalki, Podlaskie, Poland

Subject Matter:

Micrasterias americana (algae)

- see: Micrasterias, Algae (50x)
Technique:

Polarized Light


see: polarized light

The photographs presents very common desmid species Micrasterias americana in polarized light. This Micrasterias was situated next to cover slip edge and the entire image, especially the colors and shapes. It was taken using polarized light with two retarders to obtain desired colors and atmosphere.