Chapter 8A Primer for Lighting Small Laboratory Subjects




The Da Vinci Bat. People initially thought that bats were closely related to rodents until science proved otherwise. This photograph clearly shows why bats are more related to humans and primates than rodents. London-based photographer Tim Flach titled this photograph The Da Vinci Bat because of the bat’s resemblance to Leonardo Da Vinci’s flying machine illustration. The bat in this photograph is an Egyptian fruit bat, Rousett us aegyptiacus. The photograph was taken in 2008 in the United Kingdom. Flach’s excellent lighting shares the bone structure of the wing in a new way. Photograph ...

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