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Light and shadow

Light and shadow
© Ryuichiro Tamochi, Mine Nakagawa (Hitachi Instrument Engineering Co.,Ltd.)

The fantastic world suggesting works of Picasso or Matisse was realized by colorization of SEM image. In fact, this is a garbage on a film, which must be thrown away into darkness as a mule trouble; however, a colored SEM image revivified this garbage as nano-art excellently.

Prize winning photo at 49th photo contest hosted by the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy in 1993.


Specimen: A garbage on a film

Instrument: Ultra-high Resolution Scanning Electron Microscope S-5000

Magnification : × 50,000

Accelerating voltage : 20 kV

*All information related to these photographers is based on the information when the photo was taken.

*This work was presented at the "photo contest" hosted by the Japanese Society of Microscopy.

*Reproduction or republication without permission prohibited.

*"nanoart" is registered trademark of Hitachi High-Tech Corporation in Japan.

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