Author: Bob Rewick

Bob Rewick

Bob Rewick is a professional photographer, a teacher, and a research physical-inorganic chemist. He worked at SRI International, Menlo Park, CA, for 32 years, and 3D Technology Labs for 8 years. At the latter he specialized in the interaction of light with materials (semiconductors, phosphors, etc.), and gained an understanding and interest in the photographic process. Bob has also consulted on a variety of chemistry topics for several research firms. He has published articles on topics that range from photo microscopy, to the Color Zone System, to pre-fogging color transparency film, to remote sensing photography using fiber-optic technology.

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How to Create Crystal-scapes with a Microscope

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Microscope and Set-Up Microscope photography, technically known as photo microscopy, offers a unique opportunity to view the world from a perspective beyond the realm of the human eye. However, many common microscope subjects, such as insects and biological specimens, do not appear photographically of interest from an artistic or creative point of view. Moreover, these…

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Why Transmitted Light Photography?

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This is the fifth and last in a series of posts about transmitted light photography. This is about lighting from a perspective that I believe most of us are unfamiliar with, and one that shows a subject from a previously unseen perspective: its interior. In this last post, let’s look at a simple question: Why…

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Subjects to Photograph by Transmitted Light Photography

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This is the fourth in a series of posts about transmitted light photography. This is about lighting from a perspective that I believe most of us are unfamiliar with, and one that shows a subject from a previously unseen perspective: its interior. Now that we’ve discussed set-up and lighting sources, we can finally talk about…

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Lighting Sources for Transmitted Light Photography

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This is the third in a series of posts about transmitted light photography. This is about lighting from a perspective that I believe most of us are unfamiliar with, and one that shows a subject from a previously unseen perspective: its interior. I cannot outline a procedure that will apply to all the possible subjects…

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Equipment for Transmitted Light Photography

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This is the second in a series of posts about transmitted light photography, a subject about which you will find very little published information. This is about lighting from a perspective that I believe most of us are unfamiliar with, and one that shows a subject from a previously unseen perspective: its interior. Where can…

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Transmitted Light Photography

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This is the first in a series of posts about transmitted light photography, a subject about which you will find very little published information. In subsequent posts you’ll become more familiar with the subject, how to conduct the work, and examples of unique photography you can achieve. This is about lighting from a perspective that…

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