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10-11-2010, 09:17 PM   #1
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Serious Macro - Ant carrying a microchip!

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Just how small are ants anyways?
I don't know about anyone else, but this seems a little frivolous to me
10-11-2010, 09:52 PM   #3
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Shot taken with a Pentax Scanning Electron Microscope maybe??
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looks fake to me

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Pretty amazing how the whole ant is in focus! Must be shot at f64 or something like that.
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This looks so fake it hurts my eyes!
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It's real, but taken with a scanning electron microscope of some sort.

10-12-2010, 08:24 AM   #9
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yes, definitely SEM, with colorization.....but not sure if its totally real. SEM requires ant to be in a vacuum, so that makes me wonder if the "chip" is real???
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It's an image from this book... Microcosmos: Discovering The World Through Microscopic Images From 20 X to Over 22 Million X Magnification (9781554077144): Brandon Broll: Books

Here's an image of velcro from the same book:

10-12-2010, 05:00 PM   #11
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that velcro is a pretty interesting shot though

the tiny world is always cool
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couldn't look more PS if they tried!

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