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Leitz 20x Quartz microscope objective

Another interesting microscope objective my friend loaned to me is the Leitz 20x quartz objective. This microscope objective, however is an infinity corrected objective which needs to be stacked with another lens in order to achieve sharp focus. Hence I stacked this together with my Coastal Optics 60mm F4 APO lens to maximise the UV-transmission. Continue reading Leitz 20x Quartz microscope objective

Carl Zeiss Ultrafluar 10x microscope objective

Now that I own a Stackshot and can shoot extreme macro in a more controlled manner, I thought I would try my hand at extreme macro using other types of objectives. Hence my friend lent me a few of his microscope objectives to see how they would perform. One of these is the Carl Zeiss Ultrafluar 10x microscope objective, which being a quartz objective, transmits UVĀ from 240nm all the way up to the infrared range. Continue reading Carl Zeiss Ultrafluar 10x microscope objective