My son Joel bought me a microscope a few years ago. I indicated I would like one as I had one as a child and found it fascinating. It gave me an interest in science and what things are made of.
Called SuperEyes, it can be purchased on Amazon or Ebay and ranges between around $10A to around $200A. It plugs into my computer via a USB.
It is easy to use although the (free) software is a bit temperamental – just need to be patient and persevere with it :). The results are worth it.The item on the base of the microscope (a succulent from my garden) is photographed and saved to my computer.
I set up another blog called It’s a Small World . You may like to check it out!
You may not recognise the images below at first glance. I took the photos with my Supereyes microscope – it is great fun but I hadn’t used it for a while. I have another site at http://www.smallcreativity.wordpress.com if you would like to see some more images.
The photos are of a brazil nut, walnut and almond (in their shells).
I have set up another blog called It’s a Small World, just for fun!
It can be found at http://www.smallcreativity.wordpress.com
I am not abandoning this site though. My other blog will have less words and more pictures 🙂
I hope you will drop in for a visit.
When I was little, my Uncle Roy bought me a microscope for my birthday. I still remember my fascination at looking down the scope and being amazed to see a leaf transformed into something magical.
I had thought about buying myself a microscope to rediscover the small details we can’t see with the naked eye. My son, Joel, heard about this and bought me a microscope for my recent birthday – and I have had great fun with it. It is electronic and connects to my computer, in much the same way as they are used in medical procedures.
Below are some samples of what I have seen so far. These are images of fabrics in my home. They look very different from what we normally see.