Medical photographer Øystein Horgmo’s day consists of a variety of tasks.
- …photographed a doctor for a Russian visa application.
- …helped finalize a PhD thesis for printing.
- …photographed a baby with severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID).
- …prepared some X-rays for journal publication.
- …photographed a professor who received a medal of merit.
- …photographed a boy with tinea capitis.
- …photographed the children’s mascot Rasmus dressed up as a patient in the pediatric intensive care unit.” (click here for full blog post)
Sterile Eye journals behind Horgmo’s lens at a hospital. I might add that he also writes about life. One post described his process of photographing children with deformities. In few words, Horgmo eased the atmosphere.
According to Duke University Medical Center, there are some 20,000 biomedical photographers. However,average salary is about $18,000. Who knew that medical photography is an actual occupation and one that greatly benefits the health care community?
The Chicago Tribune wrote an interesting article on medical photographers. here
As shown in the above picture, Øystein Horgmo’s flickr displays more work. here