Members’ sites

Websites produced by members of the Quekett Microscopical Club

We add new sites as and when we discover them, so if you know of one that you think should be included, please contact the Webmaster. Also contact us please if you find a broken link – sites do change their web addresses and it is often difficult to keep track of these changes – you might spot it first.

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Antique Microscopes & Microscope Slides UK
Peter Hodds’ website includes sections on antique microscopes, antique slides and the history of slide making.

BioImages – Virtual Field-Guide (UK)
Malcolm Storey’s collection of over 98,000 photographs and photomicrographs of organisms is intended to include the majority of species that the casual observer is likely to see in the British Isles

Brass & Glass
Penny Thoyts’ website, with examples of replacement parts that she has made and items that she has re-lacquered with home-made recipes and authentic ingredients. Penny also has a blog, Spock’s Sister Sees.

A Cabinet of Curiosities
An excellent site produced by Howard Lynk from the USA, devoted to images of Victorian microscope slides.

Chelifer.com
Blogs, photographs and photomicrographs by Gerald Legg.

David Spears Imaging
Company run by David Spears that specialises in producing video and photographic images for the broadcasting and publishing industries worldwide. His forte is in microscopy, macro, time-lapse and medical imaging.

Extreme Macro Photography
Guide to extreme macro photography, including techniques, macro lenses, lighting, equipment, diffusers, stages, tips, macro stacking, software and more, by Johan J. Ingles-Le Nobel

Fred and Sarah Longrigg
An interesting site maintained by Fred Longrigg and his wife Sarah.

Graham Matthews
A excellent personal site with lots of good micrographs and nature photography.

Historical Makers of Microscopes and Microscope Slides
An interesting site produced by Dr Brian Stevenson, with descriptions of slides and their makers, and excellent images.

Inside the Flower
Mike Asquith’s site, devoted to the structure and function of flowering plants.

An introduction to photomicrography. Algae, Protoctista & Bacteria
Steve Durr’s site, with lots of excellent photomicrographs

Jacky’s microscopy
Jacky McPherson’s blog of experiments with her microscope and microtome, her photomicrographs, and field notes of forays.

Jeremy Poole’s Photographic Website
Entitled “Mountains and Nature”, the website has a section on microscopy and a link to his other site:

Jeremy Poole’s SEM Pages
The story of Jeremy’s decision to buy his own SEM, building a laboratory for it, and learning how to get the best results from it.

Jeremy Sanderson

Matsu Imaging
Brian Matsumoto’s site includes a blog and an image gallery, and he has a Facebook page too.

Microlife Services
Klaus Kemp’s website, where you can browse and buy his amazing arranged slides of diatoms and butterfly scales, and browse issues of The Amateur Diatomist.

Microscope-Antiques.com
Barry Sobel’s site devoted to historical microscopes in his collection, previously in it, or related.

Microscope History
Yuval Goren’s website with photographs and notes on the microscopes in his collection, and his own design, the Goren Field Microscope.

Microscopy Pictures
Brian Norman’s website, where he shares his hobby of photography through the microscope, and provides tips to help others.

Olympus microscopes and photomicrographic equipment
Alan Wood’s collection of downloadable manuals and brochures for older Olympus microscopes, and information on equipment for digital photomicrography.

Recent British Foraminifera of The Channel
Brian Darnton has been developing a blog as a diary, and this has now become a storehouse for information on British forams – including diagrams and images. The material is in chronological rather than subject order, but will be of great interest to members and non-members alike. As this is an on-going project, you should re-visit on a regular basis.

Scientific & Medical Antiques
Desmond Squire deals in a wide range of scientific, technical and medical items, and books and trade catalogues that relate to the use and collecting of these items.

Stereo Photo Micrography Home page of Wim van Egmond
Galleries of superb photographs by Wim, including photomicrographs and stereo photographs.

The Ultraphot Shop
Spike Walker’s site dedicated to the Carl Zeiss Ultraphot range of microscopes

willemsmicroscope.com
Willem Cramer’s website includes articles, videos and galleries of his photomicrographs.

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