ao-900 mikrotomThe third part of this series about preparation of microtome knives has been published in Mikrokosmos 101, issue 6/2012. It covers disposable microtome blades and their holders as well as the correct mounting of these blades.

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Many thanks to those who either participated in Gerhard's workshop or met us at the faire. We hope to meet you either in Vienna next year or in Linz in 2014.

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We are happy to take part at the first Photoadventure in Linz (November 11 & 12, 2012). Gerhard offers 3 seminars where you can learn how he works, but there will be also the possibility to talk to us directly.

c messer-mit-abziehhuelse_fuer-webThe second part of our little series about preparation of microtome knives has been published in Mikrokosmos 101, issue 5/2012. It covers the production of pull-off sleeves and leather strops and describes the final tuning of a microtome knife.

abziehhuelsenToday the first article about microtome knives was published in Mikrokosmos 101, issue 4/2012. Two additional articles will follow. This article covers basic information about the different types of knives, sharpening and proof of quality.

bockkaeferThe early bird catches the fly. The dates for the 3 workshops 2013 are already fixed. Again, the Prager Fotoschule Österreich will be the host.

thumb holzbiene portrait introThe head of a carpenter bee was taken in the studio. The image consists of 3 single pictures, each of them was generated from a stack of about 130 single shots. Taken with a Leitz Photar 50 on a bellows.

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