Differential Interference Contrast ImageWeb Link
The digital images presented in this gallery represent a wide spectrum of specimens, which vary from unstained cells, tissues, and whole organisms to both lightly and heavily stained thin and thick sections. Rom Shannon H. Neaves, John D. Griffin, and Michael W. Davidson
Source: Olympus America, Inc.
The Internet Pathology Laboratory for Medical EducationWeb Link
Over 1900 images along with text, tutorials, laboratory exercises, and examination items
Gallery of Light Microscope ImagesWeb Link
Beautiful images of forensic and materials applications of light microscopy
Source: MVA Scientific Consultants
The Petrographic WorkshopWeb Link
Transmitted light images and optical properties of over 100 minerals. Every geology student's dream come true.
Source: University of California Los Angeles
Micropolitan MuseumWeb Link
Award winning microphotographer Wim van Egmond gallery includes stunning images of the finest microscopic masterpieces nature has ever produced.
Source: Wim van Egmond
Microbial Life - Educational ResourcesWeb Link
Focused on Microbial Life in Extreme Environments this site provides information about the ecology, diversity and evolution of micro-organisms.
Source: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Cynobacteria Image GalleryWeb Link
Algae and Protozoa from the Keweenaw Peninsula, MichiganWeb Link
One of the goals of our lab is to catalogue the various types of freshwater algae found in the Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan. To do this, students of Dr. Gretz's Phycology classes have contributed images taken of samples they collected during their semester long class. Students have also created websites to show their collections and catagorize them by genus.
Source: Algal Cell Walls & Extracellular Polymers Michigan Technological University
A well done website devoted to microscopy of protozoa.
Molecular Expressions Photo GalleryWeb Link
Lots of great light microscope images and a Microscapes Primer that includes instructions for setting up a microscope, photomicrography, sample preparation, and creative photomicrography, detailing creating landscape images in polarized light. The What's Cool section of the gallery contains wallpapers that can be used for WWW site backgrounds.
Source: Davidson Group: Optical Microscopy
Nikon Small WorldWeb Link
The Nikon Small World gallery contains winning images from 1977 through the present. Stunning images from the life and materials sciences are organized by photomicrographer, subject, organiztion, technique and country. Images are taken with light microscopes and include many techniques such as polarized light, confocal, 2-photon, super resolution, brightfield and differential interference.
Olympus BioScapes™ Digital Imaging CompetitionWeb Link
Olympus America Inc. is sponsoring an exciting new photo competition that will honor extraordinary microscope images of life science subjects.
Materials Under the MicroscopeWeb Link
Stunning gallery of polarized light images of magnetic thin films, metallic superlattices, organic superconductors, superconductors, superconducting wires, and lanthanum aluminate.
Source: Microanalysis Laboratory Florida State University
Microckscopedia is a collection of stunning micrographs of rocks in thin section taken in polarized light. The photographer Bernardo Cesare is a Professor of petrology. His works have been displayed at mineralogical and scientific exhibits.
Source: Laboratorio Microscopia Elettronica University of Padova
Diatom Images from the California Academy of SciencesWeb Link
Microscopists at the California Academy of Sciences are digitizing the collection of diatom which in part will provide global access. CAS collection is one of the largest and most divesre in the world.
Source: California Academy of Sciences
Gallery of Images from the BioScapes Digital Imaging CompetitionWeb Link
Since 2004 Olympus has sponsored the Bioscapes Digital Imaging competition, for image of any life science subject taken on any brand of light microscope. The images are judge based on the scientific significance of the subject, their beauty, and the technical expertise involved creating and capturing the image.
Source: Olympus America, Inc.