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Photography with a Microscope

Handbook / ManualOut of Print

By: Fred Rost and Ron Oldfield

278 pages, 16 col plates, b/w photos, illus, tabs

Cambridge University Press

Hardback | Feb 2000 | #105181 | ISBN: 0521770963
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Describes the principles and practice of photomicrography for all who contemplate attaching a camera to a microscope.

'If you are a light microscopist, buy this book. If you aspire to be a light microscopist, buy this book ! the textbook of choice for information on and inspiration about the art and science of microscopy.' The Journal of Scanning Microscopies 'Photography with a Microscope is didactic in tone and could be used as a textbook as well as a guide for beginners. The modular approach provides a framework for any course in photo-micrography. Laboratory News ' ! such a book would be a wise investment for communal shelves in the laboratories of graduate students, or for a department's photographer to have on hand.' Mycotaxon '! I would recommend this book ! It will be a useful addition to any library or to the shelf of a microscope room.' British Society for Developmental Biology '! a very good reference source' Savile Bradbury, Quekett Journal of Microscopy '! this book will be useful to all microscopists: the dedicated amateur, those in a research group or using a multi-user facility and those completing a thesis or research project. Just about all that you are likely to want to know about recording the image is found in this very practical book. I would recommend it to all who are serious about recording the microscopical image.' Jeremy Sanderson, Royal Microscopical Society '! a must for institutions with sophisticated microscopic equipment.' Spixiana


List of plates; Abbreviations and symbols; Preface; Part I. Basic Photomicrography: 1. Introduction to photomicrography; 2. The microscope; 3. Basic photomicrography; 4. Limited-budget photomicrography; 5. Presentation and aesthetics; Part II. Microscopy: 6. The optical magnifying system; 7. The illumination optical system; 8. Lamps and filters; Part III. Special Optical Techniques: 9. Darkground; 10. Phase- and interference-contrast, polarization; 11. Fluoresence; 12. Infrared and ultraviolet; 13. Stereomicroscopy; Part IV. Advanced Photomicrography: 14. Camera systems; 15. Advanced Photomicrography; 16. Coping with low light levels; 17. Digital, confocal and video techniques; Part V. Materials and Processing: 18. Photographic materials and processing; 19. Drawing; Part VI. Appendices: A1. Care and maintenance of equipment; A2. Troubleshooting; A3. Exercises; References; Index.

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