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PostPosted: Dec 20, 2009 16:03    Post subject: The gift of Christian Rewitzer  

Christian Rewitzer sent to us his Christmas greetings in the best way, giving us 44 of his superb photos which I will publish as time permit.
Here you have the first five jewels.

Christian, we love you! ;-)



Agardit-La-Laurion.jpg
 Description:
Agardite, Lavrion, Greece 4 mm
 Viewed:  35643 Time(s)

Agardit-La-Laurion.jpg



Amarantit.jpg
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Amarantite, Saghand, Iran 1 mm
 Viewed:  35748 Time(s)

Amarantit.jpg



Arsenogorceixit-Clara.jpg
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Arsenogorceixite, Clara Mine, Germany 2 mm
 Viewed:  35667 Time(s)

Arsenogorceixit-Clara.jpg



Atacamit1.jpg
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Atacamite, Barranco Jaroso, Almería, Spain 2 mm
 Viewed:  35741 Time(s)

Atacamit1.jpg



Atacamit2.jpg
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Atacamite, Barranco Jaroso, Almeria, Spain 3 mm
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PostPosted: Dec 20, 2009 16:18    Post subject: Re: The tricks of Christian Rewitzer to do micro photographs  

I don't know why I missed this thread the first time around but am grateful its been revived again, absolutely stunning photography !

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PostPosted: Dec 20, 2009 18:10    Post subject: Re: The tricks of Christian Rewitzer to do micro photographs  

What glorious photography - makes you forget that what you are looking at is in some cases less than a mm in size...WOW!

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PostPosted: Dec 20, 2009 19:06    Post subject: Re: The tricks of Christian Rewitzer to do micro photographs  

Robyn, that's why micromount collectors don't envy cabinet specimen collectors ;-))
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PostPosted: Dec 21, 2009 17:08    Post subject: Re: The tricks of Christian Rewitzer to do micro photographs  

Hello Jordi/ Alfredo:

Please transmit to Christian my thanks for the kindness in providing us with these very detailed and useful information. They will be very useful to me.

I would like to fully endorse Jordi's comments about Christian: he is one of the kindest and most knowledgeable dealers on the mineral business.

Merry Christmas and a Perfect 2010 to all of you.

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PostPosted: Dec 21, 2009 17:17    Post subject: The gift of Christian Rewitzer  

A new 'dose'! ;-)


Atacamit5.jpg
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Atacamite, Barranco Jaroso, Almería, Spain 2 mm
 Viewed:  35497 Time(s)

Atacamit5.jpg



Barahonait-Al.jpg
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Barahonaite-Al, Gold Hill Mine, Utah, USA 2 mm
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Brochantit.jpg
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Brochantite, Barranco Jaroso, Almería, Spain 3 mm
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Chalkanthit-Rum.jpg
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Chalcostibite, Boldut Mine, Romania 4 mm
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Chernovite-Y, Wanni Glacier, Switzerland 2 mm
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PostPosted: Dec 22, 2009 06:07    Post subject: Re: The tricks of Christian Rewitzer to do micro photographs  

Hi all,
as always great pictures from Christian! Jordi, there is a small 'bug' in the caption of the 'chalcantite' in your last post ... should read chalcostibite if i remember those specimens right.

all the best
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PostPosted: Dec 22, 2009 06:24    Post subject: Re: The tricks of Christian Rewitzer to do micro photographs  

Montanpark wrote:
Jordi, there is a small 'bug' in the caption of the 'chalcantite' in your last post ... should read chalcostibite if i remember those specimens right.

Already corrected. Thanks Roger!
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PostPosted: Dec 22, 2009 17:03    Post subject: The gift of Christian Rewitzer  

Five more.

What Fiedlerite! and what Cornwallite!!!!!



Fiedlerit-Laurion.jpg
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Fiedlerite, Lavrion, Greece 3 mm
 Viewed:  35294 Time(s)

Fiedlerit-Laurion.jpg



Gold-xx6.jpg
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Gold xl (!) Maria Josefa Mine, Rodalquilar, Almería, Spain 0,2 mm
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CR870 Cornwallit.jpg
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Cornwallite, Maria Josefa Mine, Rodalquilar, Almería, Spain 1.5 mm (EMS,PXRD analyzed)
 Viewed:  35309 Time(s)

CR870 Cornwallit.jpg



Füllöpit-Rum.jpg
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Fülöppite, Kreuzberg, Baia Mare, Romania 1.5 mm
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Füllöpit-Rum.jpg



Genthelvin-Mt.St.-Hilaire.jpg
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Genthelvite, Mt. St. Hilaire, Canada 2 mm
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PostPosted: Dec 22, 2009 22:22    Post subject: Re: The tricks of Christian Rewitzer to do micro photographs  

Really magnificant pictures.
Thanks for sharing.

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PostPosted: Dec 23, 2009 16:41    Post subject: The gift of Christian Rewitzer  

Unlimited beauty...


Haineaultit-Mt.St.Hilaire.jpg
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Haineaultite, Mt. St. Hilaire, Canada 1 mm
 Viewed:  35256 Time(s)

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Klinopthilolit-Rodalquilar.jpg
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Klinoptilolite, Rodalquilar, Almería, Spain 1.5 mm
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Humite, Vesuvius, Italy 1.5 mm
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Laurionit2-Laurion.jpg
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Laurionite, Lavrion, Greece 2 mm
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PostPosted: Dec 23, 2009 17:36    Post subject: Re: The tricks of Christian Rewitzer to do micro photographs  

I've been quietly enjoying these wonderful images. I presume they must be "stacked" images. Christian, would you confirm this, and if so, tell us how many images you stack and how you space them?

Beyond that question, I wish to say the lighting is fantastic. This is a challenge in photographing minerals in general, and second only to depth of field for micromounts specifically. The lighting carries so much information to the eye! If well done, the image springs into 3-D. If not well done, we don't understand what we're seeing!

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PostPosted: Dec 24, 2009 09:53    Post subject: Re: The tricks of Christian Rewitzer to do micro photographs  

Hi Pete,

Many thanks for your compliments.
Usually I use between 10 and 30 layers for one pictures. More details you will find at the top of the first side.
If you or anybody have any additional question please feel free to ask and I will try to help you.
You can contact me via FMF or directly via email to c(dot)rewitzer(at)web(dot)de

I wish you all a Very Merry X'mas and a Happy, Prosperous and Successful New Year!

Christian
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PostPosted: Dec 24, 2009 10:38    Post subject: The gift of Christian Rewitzer  

The four flowers of Christmas Eve


Nealit5-Laurion.jpg
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Nealite, Lavrion, Greece 1 mm
 Viewed:  35151 Time(s)

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Linarit-Linares.jpg
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Linarite, Linares, Spain 1 mm
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Mimetesit-Schwarzwald.jpg
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Mimetite, Badenweiler, Germany 2 mm
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Paralaurionit3-Laurion.jpg
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Paralaurionite, Lavrion Greece 2 mm
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PostPosted: Dec 24, 2009 11:21    Post subject: Re: The tricks of Christian Rewitzer to do micro photographs  

Christian,

Your photographs could cause one to switch sides.

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PostPosted: Dec 26, 2009 15:44    Post subject: The gift of Christian Rewitzer  

Today mostly Rutiles from Spain and one astounding Rankachite


Rankachit-Clara.jpg
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Rankachite, Clara Mine, Germany 1.5 mm
 Viewed:  35086 Time(s)

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Rutil-Macael.jpg
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Rutil, Macael, Almería, Spain E 3 mm
 Viewed:  35074 Time(s)

Rutil-Macael.jpg



Rutil-Macael2.jpg
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Rutil, Macael, Almería, Spain E 2 mm
 Viewed:  35050 Time(s)

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Rutil-Macael3.jpg
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Rutil, Macael, Almería, Spain E 2 mm
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Rutil-Macael4.jpg
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Rutil, Macael, Almería, Spain E 1.5 mm
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PostPosted: Dec 26, 2009 16:29    Post subject: Re: The tricks of Christian Rewitzer to do micro photographs  

Thank you Christian
and Jordi
for making and posting these really
wonderful images!

Merry continuatin of the Christmas holiday and Happy new Year
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PostPosted: Dec 26, 2009 17:19    Post subject: Re: The tricks of Christian Rewitzer to do micro photographs  

Spectacular images - thanks Christian for sharing them with us!

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PostPosted: Dec 27, 2009 14:47    Post subject: The gift of Christian Rewitzer  

Today we are talking about rare species...


Pucherit Pucher Schacht.jpg
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Pucherite, Pucher shaft, Germany 0.5 mm
 Viewed:  34966 Time(s)

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Phoenicochroit-Atacama.jpg
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Phoenicochroite, Atacama, Chile 1 mm
 Viewed:  34978 Time(s)

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Schwartzembergt5-Chile.jpg
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Schwartzembergite, Atacama, Chile 1 mm
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Senait Wanni Gletscher.jpg
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Senaite, Wanni Glacier, Switzerland 1.5 mm
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PostPosted: Dec 27, 2009 22:19    Post subject: Re: The tricks of Christian Rewitzer to do micro photographs  

I love the first atacamite picture so much that I want to make a painting of it, but I would not want to infringe on intellectual property.

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