October 3, 2010 § 1 Comment
The National Museum of Medicine was established as recently as 2001, with the first permanent exhibition opening in 2003. Although the exhibitions are very interesting, the museum still has some distance to cover to become a national museum. « Read the rest of this entry »
September 20, 2010 § 2 Comments
A career in fashion photography seems to be the dream of a lot of young photographers these days. In medical photography however, you won’t find much glamour or glitz, but a lot of real people with real problems. « Read the rest of this entry »
August 27, 2010 § 6 Comments
About a year ago I was contacted by Penny Oliver, a reader of this blog who presented herself as a studio artist who concentrated her energies on anatomical and histological paintings. She wrote:
Your line of work is one of the resources that keeps me going! Without the documentation of surgical procedures and the study of tissues, I would have a hard time doing what I do.
Medical photography as a basis for art! I decided to ask this interesting artist for an interview, and here it is. « Read the rest of this entry »
August 22, 2010 § Leave a comment
By the time we reached this part of the castle however, my kids (3 and 6 years old) were so fed up (I can’t blame them) I didn’t have time to write down any details about the statuette. If someone reading this have, please write a comment.
July 15, 2010 § 1 Comment
A few months ago I was contacted by Legion Magazine, a publication affiliated with the Royal Canadian Legion, regarding use of the above photo of Joseph Lister’s carbolic spray. A deal was struck and today I received a copy of the July/August issue in the mail.
The photo is part of a feature called “Then & Now”, detailing 100 years of medical advancement, from bandages and ambulances to antiseptics and scalpels. Read it online here.
July 12, 2010 § 4 Comments
“How helpless human newborn babies are,” my wife commented as we were watching some TV programme about surrogate mothers. “I read something really interesting about that recently,” I said, and realized I’d just referenced something I’d read in “Better” or “Complications” by Atul Gawande for the umpteenth time that week. « Read the rest of this entry »