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.A considerable drawback of compact cameras is their shutter lag, i.e. the time that passes between the manual pressing of the ... The cost of a compact digital camera plus its underwater custody is typically lesser than that of a goodaquality anbsp;...
|Title||:||Digital Photography for Science|
|Publisher||:||Lulu.com - 2010-12|