Medical Photography Textbooks

April 19, 2012 § 5 Comments

Photo by Øystein Horgmo © All rights reserved. Click for larger version.

There are not many published textbooks on the subject of medical photography, and no comprehensive books have been published after the digital revolution. That doesn’t mean the books that do exist are all outdated. Here are four textbooks we keep at our department and from time to time consult on different matters. Although dated, the books all offer relevant information on positioning of patients, best lighting practices for various conditions and ethical considerations. « Read the rest of this entry »

Don’t Light As Cartooned

January 20, 2011 § 2 Comments

"Figure 125 - The best single suggestion for good lighting is: DON'T do it as cartooned." Click to see larger version.

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.

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