What do they do?
A Scientific Photographer is someone who records experiments, illustrates scientific information and analyse the hidden world around us, using a variety of specialist photo imaging techniques, such as infrared, ultraviolet, time-lapse, thermal imaging, and micrography.
- A Scientific Photographer not only takes photos, they are allowed to see things more interesting in revealing hidden attributes of the world around us.
- The work to become a Scientific Photographer requires a dedication and care which is not always necessary in other forms of photography.
- They must be able to select and use the best equipment and techniques for the job.
- Also, when looking into the job, Scientific Photographers should have a strong interest in science and a sound knowledge of physics and optics.