January 20, 2011 § 2 Comments
Good lighting requires simplicity. The least number of lamps possible should be employed. The greatest intensity should be directed at or near the center of the area of interest. The major lighting recommendation is summarized in Figure 125.
From “Clinical Photography – A Kodak Data Book” © Eastman Kodak Company, 1972.
October 22, 2010 § 5 Comments
This is a pocket watch I’ve inherited after my great-grandfather. Working as a farmer on the northwest coast of Norway he injured one of his eyes while mending a wire fence. Some time later he injured the other eye in the exact same way, making him completely blind. The watch has no glass cover and the numbers are indicated with braille-like dots.
The blindness did not stop him from providing his family with an income. Although he couldn’t go on as a farmer, he started making a living as a cabinetmaker. He died a few years before I was born.
Larger and additional photos available on my Flickr page.
June 15, 2010 § 2 Comments
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!
May 24, 2010 § 1 Comment
I heard a story about an obstetrician who was always right at determining the gender of the foetus. He had a little trick up his sleeve. « Read the rest of this entry »
April 28, 2010 § Leave a comment
We were having lunch, chatting about the day’s work as usual. Little did we know we’d soon realize we were all weirdos. It started with K’s story.
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