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Pond Life Viewed with a Microscope I by Dr. Robert Berdan Since purchasing a new Zeiss microscope in February of this year I have been exploring creeks and ponds for microscopic life and finding a wide variety of microorganisms to photograph - read more.
Pond Life Viewed with a Microscope II by Dr. Robert Berdan Ciliates are among the most complex and diverse unicellular organisms on the planet that form an important component of aquatic ecosystems- read more.
Smith-Dorrien Spray Trail A Photogenic Drive in Kananaskis Country by Dr. Fraz Anjum Smith-Dorrien Trail also known as Alberta 742 is a gravel road that connects Highway 40 to Canmore travelling through the heart of scenic Smith-Dorrien Valley - read more.
Insect Photography Closeup by Troels Holm One sunny day in July I was walking on a sandy track along the lake. Suddenly something green came tumbling down the slope and landed just beside me. It was apparently a moth larva - read more.
Traveling to the heart of the Iranian Desert by Mo Peykar Even though around 20 percent of the Iranian land is comprised of deserts, they are mostly unknown. They host a very special ecosystem ... read more.
Saskatchewan's Best Scenic Drives Robin and Arlene Karpan Saskatchewan is tailor-made for back-road exploring. We have more roads than any province in Canada - enough to circle the equator four times. - read more.
Arctic Photography Workshop 2018 Yellowknife by Dr. Robert Berdan Each year I lead a photographic tour in conjunction with Peterson's Point lake lodge in Yellowknife and further north at their remote lodge on the Tundra - read more
Photomicrography of Hydra - a model for studying regeneration and aging by Dr. Robert Berdan. The name Hydra was derived from a serpentine water monster in Greek and Roman mythology - this article shows Hydra that lives in fresh water. It is used in research to study regeneration and aging - read more.
Photographing Water-fleas - Daphnia by Dr. Robert Berdan. The English name for Daphnia, water-flea, originates from the jumping-like behaviour they exhibit while swimming - read more.
Photographing Rotifers by Dr. Robert Berdan An interest in Rotifers started after microscopist Anthony van Leeuwenhoek (1632-1723) described them in a letter from 1687. These microscopic organisms live in water including ponds - read more
Photographing Ciliates by Dr. Robert Berdan You may have been introduced to Paramecium in biology class, a single celled (unicellular) "simple" ciliate found in pond water. Only ciliates are not simple but some of the most complex cells on the planet - read more.
How to Collect and Photograph Water Bears (Tardigrades) by Dr. Robert Berdan As a biologist and photographer I am drawn to the beauty that is all around us; sometimes it's big and sometimes it's small - learn about water bears here.
Tips on How to Take Better Pictures with a Microscope - Photomicrography Dr. Robert Berdan In this article I share some tips on how to take better photomicrographs with a light microscope - read more.
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