Shopping list You really don’t need a great deal of equipment to get going with ink drop photography. As with any specialist technique you can spend a fortune on a flashy kit, but before you lay out hundreds of pounds on macro lenses why not take a trial run first? You’ll need: a selection of different coloured inks a medicine dropper or pipette a fish tank or a large glass container a large piece of white paper or a soft box a strong light a camera with manual focus manually operated…
The winning picture was taken during an operation on the brain of a living epilepsy patient.The awards will be on display at the Wellcome Collection in London until December 2012 Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2164892/Incredible-close-shot-living-human-brain-wins-microscope-photography-competition.html#ixzz1z1ul7QPy
Parmotrema perforatum, the "perforated ruffle lichen", on a fallen hardwood branch, central Florida. This lichen is imported into Afghanistan for medicinal use. In India, it is thought to have a wide variety of healing properties. Photograph copyright Stephen/Sylvia Sharnoff
Solo Taxonomy for Self/Peer Assessment - Solo Taxonomy with levels (for Medicine through Time History - though this can be adapted). Student's self/ peer assess work and place their feedback in the relevant block. When peer assessing, I ask student's to give advice on how to get to the next level.