Rules of Manipulation

April 22, 2011 § 2 Comments

The photo Stepan Rudik submitted to the World Press Photo Contest on the left. Original on the right.

Medical photographers strive to document a clinical condition as truthfully as possible. Photojournalists strive to document most aspects of life truthfully. With digital photography it is easier than ever to manipulate the truth. Global news agency Reuters has recently issued a comprehensive set of rules for image processing, that’s interesting to take a look at. « Read the rest of this entry »

Brave Boy

April 12, 2011 § 4 Comments

Photo by Øystein Horgmo © All rights reserved.

From time to time we’re called on to photograph different medical technical equipment in a clinical setting. It can be a new device that’s being introduced or a demonstration of proper use. This time it was the correct placement of the tubes from a heart-lung support machine to a nine-year-old boy. « Read the rest of this entry »

An Old Joke

April 3, 2011 § Leave a comment

Photo by carroserrano on Flickr. Creative Commons BY-NC-ND.

I like people who don’t take themselves too seriously. This guy with vasculitis in his big toe certainly didn’t. « Read the rest of this entry »

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