by: Martin Sagendorf
To take neat photos of little things.
That our digital cameras, web, and cell phone cameras can only take ‘life-size’ photos… but…
These cameras can also photograph images provided by other optical devices…
Microscopes and spectrographs.
These devices provide collimated images (i.e. focused at infinity) and an ordinary digital camera device can photograph these images.
Are much smaller than ‘full frame’ – a photo-handling program is an absolute necessity – to enlarge and enhance the images. For the camera images shown, the camera used is a Panasonic DMC-TZ4.