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PostPosted: Jul 06, 2015 11:20    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

As usual, wonderful specimens, Mike! My favorites among your recent posts are the Thunder Bay amethyst and the apatite from North Carolina, really cool pieces!

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PostPosted: Jul 06, 2015 19:11    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

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PostPosted: Jul 07, 2015 21:22    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - fluorapatite  




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 Mineral: Fluorapatite
 Locality:
Foote Lithium Co. Mine (Foote Mine), Kings Mountain District, Cleveland County, North Carolina, USA
 Dimensions: 4.0 x 2.5 cm
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PostPosted: Jul 07, 2015 21:56    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

That's nice!
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PostPosted: Jul 08, 2015 03:24    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

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PostPosted: Jul 08, 2015 19:09    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - ferberite on quartz  




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 Mineral: Ferberite, Quartz
 Locality:
Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang, Chenzhou Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
 Dimensions: 5.3 x 3.0 cm
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PostPosted: Jul 09, 2015 01:48    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Very elegant and balanced photos, as usual.
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PostPosted: Jul 09, 2015 15:38    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

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PostPosted: Jul 10, 2015 22:54    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - calcite  




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 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia
 Dimensions: 12.6 x 8.6 cm
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PostPosted: Jul 11, 2015 07:53    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

Your photo technique is truly outstanding. In reading your description of it, you don't use stacking software and you mention several flash units and highlighting led spots. You use TTL metering and experiment with your settings? You might mention it somewhere, but what lens and camera do you use? Your results are ethereal. A real pleasure. Thanks.
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PostPosted: Jul 11, 2015 08:22    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

vic rzonca wrote:
Your photo technique is truly outstanding. In reading your description of it, you don't use stacking software and you mention several flash units and highlighting led spots. You use TTL metering and experiment with your settings? You might mention it somewhere, but what lens and camera do you use? Your results are ethereal. A real pleasure. Thanks.


I can only second Vic's words.
They have that truly amazing softness that if lacking in almost all minerals photos.
Beyond the quality and elegance of the specimens you are posting, it is a pure delight for the eyes.
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PostPosted: Jul 11, 2015 17:29    Post subject: Re: The Mizunaka Collection  

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Thanks Vic and Gérard. Glad you like the specimens and photographs.

I use a Nikon DSLR with a special perspective control lens. The lens allows you to manipulate the plane of focus to get more of the subject in focus without the need to do stacking. This works most of the time, but I have used stacking for some photographs.
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PostPosted: Jul 14, 2015 01:11    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - amethyst  




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 Mineral: Quartz (var Amethyst)
 Locality:
Karur District, Tamil Nadu, India
 Dimensions: 3.4 x 3.0 cm
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PostPosted: Jul 15, 2015 01:42    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - calcite with inclusions  




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 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Dalnegorsk, Dalnegorsk Urban District, Primorsky Krai, Russia
 Dimensions: 10.2 x 6.4 cm
 Description:
Calcite included with unknown thin fibrous mineral.
 Viewed:  17592 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jul 17, 2015 18:31    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - grossular  




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 Mineral: Grossular, Diopside, Prehnite
 Locality:
Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Les Sources RCM, Estrie, Québec, Canada
 Dimensions: 7.3 x 4.4 cm
 Description:
Clear to slightly pink grossular with green cores.
 Viewed:  17459 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jul 21, 2015 19:08    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - calcite  




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 Mineral: Calcite
 Locality:
Malmberget, Gällivare, Lappland, Sweden
 Dimensions: 4.8 x 7.2 cm
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 Viewed:  17356 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jul 24, 2015 22:06    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - quartz  




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 Mineral: Quartz
 Locality:
Santa Eulalia District, Municipio Aquiles Serdán, Chihuahua, Mexico
 Dimensions: 6.4 x 3.8 cm
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 Viewed:  17294 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jul 28, 2015 00:10    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Baryte  




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 Mineral: Barite
 Locality:
Côte d'Abot, Saint-Saturnin, Saint-Amant-Tallende, Puy-de-Dôme Department, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
 Dimensions: 7.1 x 5.9 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  17057 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Jul 31, 2015 02:23    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - grossular  




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 Mineral: Grossular
 Locality:
Sierra de las Cruces, Sierra Mojada mining district, Municipio Sierra Mojada, Coahuila (Coahuila de Zaragoza), Mexico
 Dimensions: 12.1 x 9.0 cm
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 Viewed:  16899 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Aug 07, 2015 02:26    Post subject: The Mizunaka Collection - Baryte  




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 Mineral: Barite, Malachite, Marcasite, Quartz
 Locality:
Bou Nahas Mine, Oumjrane mining area, Alnif, Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
 Dimensions: 4.7 x 6.3 cm
 Description:
 Viewed:  16683 Time(s)

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