DIY Microscopy: Session 4 (Microscopy and Measurement)

In continuation with the series on theme microscopy, this week we will discuss ways to approximate the size of an object from image and possible sources of error during the measurement.

To join the discussion: Link

The session will also be live-streamed: Here

24 Dec | 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm | Thursday

To know more, visit the threads

https://metastudio.org/t/measuring-the-dimension-of-objects-in-gimp/5318

https://metastudio.org/t/diy-microscopy-session-3-exploring-foldscope/5427/4

https://metastudio.org/t/invitation-building-a-digital-microscope-using-a-webcam/260

https://metastudio.org/t/lights-camera-action-how-to-convert-your-smartphone-into-microscope-for-less-than-a-1/5216

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In this session we discussed the following,

  • Difference between magnification and resolution.
  • Approximation of size of objects the following software
    • Imagemeter app
    • GIMP
  • We also briefly discussed about calibration, optical and digital zoom , reference scale, pixel to micrometer conversion etc.
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