US Army medical photos on Flickr

March 19, 2009 § 4 Comments

Operation for hernia, Walter Reed Hospital, showing motion picture camera in action, 1918.

Operation for hernia, Walter Reed Hospital, showing motion picture camera in action, 1918. (Creative Commons).

The National Museum of Health and Medicine (run by the US Army) are making a selection of their vast archive of military medical photos available on Flickr. Almost 800 photos are currenly uploaded, all with a Creative Commons License.

Head archivist Mike Rhode revealed the museum’s excellent policy in this statement to Wire:

“You pay taxes. These are your pictures,” Rhode said. “You should be able to see them”.

Also check out the museum’s unofficial blog A Repository for Bottled Monsters.

The medical photographer’s ultimate tool?

January 2, 2009 § 2 Comments

canon5dmkii

There’s been quite a lot of buzz surrounding the release of the new Canon 5D Mark II digital SLR camera (MkII). With 21.1 megapixels and a full 35 mm size frame CMOS sensor, the camera is a powerful SLR. But it’s the possibility to record HD video that is the groundbreaking feature of this camera.

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