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    Fluorapophyllite. Nasik, Maharashtra, India. A classic miniature from the Rock H. Currier Collection No. 4495 The yellow ID disc is a 3-hole punched paper reinforcement ring.
  2. The Silent Dancer. Quartz, Jeffrey Quarry, Arkansas, USA

    The Silent Dancer. Quartz, Jeffrey Quarry, Arkansas, USA

    3 cm tall, 1 cm wide, Rock Currier Collection No. 3818. What appears to me a tether to the underworld is actually thread that connects to a small yellow circular specimen label, a repurposed 3-ring binder paper reinforcement ring. Termed "solution quartz" as it grew with no matrix attachment.
  3. Twin Cavansite Crystals on Heulandite

    Twin Cavansite Crystals on Heulandite

    The finest small cabinet Cavansite twin I have ever seen. Stunning twin Cavansite crystals overgrew the Heulandite on this spectacular piece from the legendary Wagholi Quarries, Pune, Maharashtra, India (2016).
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    Hi, I’m Uwe from Germany

    At the moment I love to stack crystals at 10-40x .This is a mix of Citric Acid and Vinegar taken with a Nikon Z6. 25 images stacked with Zerene and retouched with PS. Best wishes
  5. Chavezshutter

    Want critique My first auto rail stacked image

    Hi, I received my macro rail and since I had a setup ready to go from my previously posted polarized crystal I decided to try it out. It was also the first time using Helicon Focus stacking software. More details about this shoot can be found here...
  6. Chavezshutter

    Want critique Crystals and cross polarization at x4 magnification

    Hello, After watching a video from my favourite macro photographer - Don Komarechka, i decided to try one his crazy experiments, it involves creating a thin layer of crystals with some chemicals on a glass surface and then using cross polarization (2 CPL filters) to bring out the colours of the...
  7. Greg Shchepanek

    Others Winter is Coming

    Frost crystals between the boards of the Boardwalk. Spruce Bog Trail, Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada. Canon EOS M100 • EF-M28mm f/3.5 MACRO IS STM • ƒ/4.0 28.0 mm 1/80 100 Flash (off, did not fire)
  8. Helix_2648

    Tutorial for focus stacking behind a scale of 1:1

    Hello together, I promised you to create a tutorial about the focus bracketing behind a scale of 1:1. This tutorial was written for crystal photography, but can also be used for other macros behind 1:1 as well. Click here! I would appreciate your comments, improvements and critism. Thank...