Laboratory Imaging & Photography: Best Practices for Photomicrography & More (Applications in Scientific Photography) (Paperback)

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Laboratory Imaging and Photography: Best Practices for Photomicrography and More is the definitive guide to the production of scientific images. Inside, the reader will find an overview of the theory and practice of laboratory photography, along with useful approaches to choosing equipment, handling samples, and working with microscopic subjects. Drawing from over 150 years of combined experience in the field, the authors outline methods of properly capturing, processing and archiving the images that are essential to scientific research. Also included are chapters on applied close-up photography, artificial light photography and the optics used in today's laboratory environment, with detailed entries on light, confocal and scanning electron microscopy. A lab manual for the digital era, this peerless reference book explains how to record visual data accurately in an industry where a photograph can serve to establish a scientific fact.

Key features include:

Over 200 full-color photographs and illustrations

A condensed history of scientific photography

Tips on using the Adobe Creative Suite for scientific applications

A cheat sheet of best practices

Methods used in computational photography

About the Author

Michael Peres is the editor-in-chief of The Focal Encyclopedia of Photography, 4th Edition, and former chair of the biomedical photographic communications department at the Rochester Institute of Technology. Since 1986, he has taught photomicrography, biomedical photography and other applications of photography used in science. Prior to joining the RIT faculty, Peres worked at Henry Ford Hospital and the Charleston Division of West Virginia University as a medical photographer. He is the recipient of the RIT Eisenhart Outstanding Teaching Award and the Schmidt Medal for Lifetime Achievement in the Field of Biocommunications.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781138819238
ISBN-10: 1138819239
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: December 2nd, 2016
Pages: 370
Language: English
Series: Applications in Scientific Photography