> From: Moose <olymoose@xxxxxxxxx>
> Rather than all the Lieberkuhn
> illumination for lighting from below through a transparent/translucent
That's' “The Olympus Way,” as shown in their glossy sales literature.
However, there’s some interesting, creative work going on over at
photomicrography.net. Put “lieberkuhn” in the search field to see what people
are cobbling together. The conventional wisdom is to set things up
horizontally, with (in order) your camera, Lieberkuhn reflector, subject, light
shield, then light source.
Here’s one example, using RMS microscope optics:
It’s a bit more trouble to set up and control than “The Olympus Way,” but then
it’s available, cobbled out of stuff you probably have laying around the house.
Themed Olympus Photo Exhibition: http://www.tope.nl/