A high-speed photograph of a bullet exploding through lipstick. A photomicrograph of dishwashing liquid and water. A scanning electron microscope video of genetically engineered T cells fighting lymphoblastic leukemia. What do all of these have in common? These are all images that have made the invisible visible.
A big change in biomedical photography has been the arrival and permeation of digital photography. To fully appreciate its impact, one must consider the origin of photography. The earliest methods of image capture required assembly of the actual light-sensitive medium. Even today, exposed film has to be developed with specific solutions and transferred to photographic […]