This is one of my first attempts at making a microscope slide. There are so many fascinating subjects close to hand, the only issue is preparing them! Unless the subject is already wafer thin it will need slicing to only a few micrometres thick, a specialised skill it itself. This image is from a flower petal and so came fairly well prepared as it is, although the slight variation in its thickness has caused the bottom right portion of the photo to be out of focus. Then there's that small circle opposite, caused by a trapped bubble of air between the glass slide and its coverlet. Still, practice makes perfect, so I'm off to make more.