The scientific photography of small subjects encompasses the domains of close-up photography, macrophotography and photomacrography, and is a primary documentation tool in many research fields. This book concentrates on the choice and practical use of digital cameras, lenses and related equipment of types commonly available at research institutions and museums. The described techniques are suitable for subject sizes between approximately half a millimeter and half a meter, and differ from those used in general photography and microscopy. The intended audience of this book includes professional scientific photographers, scientists and students who need to carry out photography in support of their own research or as part-time scientific photographers at a research institution, and advanced amateur photographers who wish to master these techniques.Lenses and DSLR cameras with a metric 42 by 1 mm DIN thread (Figure 2.11B) were initially produced by Pentax, and subsequently ... Sometimes, a manually operated lever with the same function is present on the exterior of the lens barrel.
|Title||:||Digital Photography for Science|
|Publisher||:||Lulu.com - 2010-12|