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 »

Cleaning video equipment

January 28, 2009 § Leave a comment


I recently got a question via the contact form concerning the cleaning of video equipment before entering an OR. As this may be interesting to others, I post the question and my answer here. « Read the rest of this entry »

Head-up display

January 20, 2009 § Leave a comment

Heads in the way


One of the biggest obstacles when it comes to filming surgery is the surgeon’s head. It might be useful to perform the operation (or so I’ve been told), but it constantly gets in the way of the camera. « Read the rest of this entry »

Headlight cameras

December 11, 2007 § 19 Comments

MicroLux cameraA camera solution often suggested to me by surgeons is the headlight camera. Headlights are used by surgeons when the OR’s surgical lights don’t supply enough working light. This is often the case when operating in narrow spaces, e.g. the pelvis minor and the oral cavity.

Mounting a camera on the headlight might sound like a good idea, and some of the headlight manufacturers even supply it as a part of their product line. « Read the rest of this entry »

Surgical light cameras

December 7, 2007 § 16 Comments

Surgical light handle-integrated cameraThis is the first in a series of posts where I’ll go through different ways of shooting surgical video. First out are cameras integrated inside the handle of surgical lights.

The handle-integrated camera is one of the most common solutions used to record video of surgical procedures. Most surgical light manufacturers produce lights with optional cameras. These cameras are not only used for recording video, but is also a way for nurses and students to get a good view of the operation. « Read the rest of this entry »

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