Digital photography for science
Close-up photography, macrophotography and photomacrography
by Enrico Savazzi
More information can be found at http://savazzi.freehostia.com/dp.htm.
Cribbing from that site:
I had the pleasure of reviewing portions of this book in draft. There is a lot of information in it, including some that was new to me. Check it out.The scientific photography of small subjects encompasses the domains of close-up photography, macrophotography and photomacrography, and is a primary documentation tool in many research fields.
This book concentrates on the choice and practical use of digital cameras, lenses and related equipment of types commonly available at research institutions and museums. The described techniques are suitable for subject sizes between approximately half a millimeter and half a meter, and differ from those used in general photography and microscopy.
The intended audience of this book includes professional scientific photographers, scientists and students who need to carry out photography in support of their own research or as part-time scientific photographers at a research institution, and advanced amateur photographers who wish to master these techniques.
The book consists of 704 pages and 161 black-and-white illustrations. It is printed on 6" by 9" cream paper (60# weight). The hardcover edition has a full-color dust jacket.
Where to buy it: You can purchase this book online from the Lulu online shop:
Hardcover edition, in a durable binding (ISBN 978-0-557-91133-2), or
Paperback edition, cheaper (ISBN 978-0-557-92537-7). The contents are identical.