June 30, 2010 § 10 Comments

Photo by Øystein Horgmo © All rights reserved.

You may have noticed that I’ve changed the header image this week. In the old one I was holding a video camera, but as I do mostly still photography these days, I’m now sporting a DSLR.

Here’s my self-portrait in full color glory.

iPhone Photo Apps

June 21, 2010 § Leave a comment

Plastic Bullet for iPhone. Photo by Øystein Horgmo © All rights reserved.

There’s a lot of photo apps available for the iPhone. The best can squeeze amazing results out of the crappy camera. Here are my four favorites. « Read the rest of this entry »

3 Most Useful New Features in Photoshop CS5 & Lightroom 3

June 18, 2010 § Leave a comment


Photoshop ad by Bates141 Jakarta.

I’ve spent some time this week watching Adobe TV videos and trying out the new features in Photoshop CS5 and Lightroom 3. Here are the 3 new features I found most useful in each program. « Read the rest of this entry »

Run in the Hills

June 16, 2010 § 2 Comments

Dirt roads in the Nordmarka forest outside Oslo. Photo by Olav Engen.

On Saturday I ran my first marathon. I’ve run a couple of half marathons before, but now was the time to go full length. « Read the rest of this entry »

Viking Surgery

June 15, 2010 § 2 Comments

Copyright © Photographic & Video Services, University of Oslo. Permission required for reproduction or display.

While searching through our archive for a photo of an artificial heart valve, I found this rendition of what surgery could have been like in the viking age. Love that surgical mask detail. Nurse! Axe!

White Coat Balance

June 7, 2010 § Leave a comment

Three different gray cards. Photo by Øystein Horgmo © All rights reserved.

Getting the correct white balance is probably more important in medical photography than any other form of photography. « Read the rest of this entry »

An iPad in the OR

June 3, 2010 § 5 Comments

Check out this video of a surgeon at Kobe University using an iPad to view 3D and 2D CT images while operating.

The touchscreen seems to be working fine, even though it’s covered with sterile plastic film and the surgeon is using gloves.

(via Japan Probe).

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