Cannabis - Marijuana under the Microscope
This unusual photographic collection reveals the microscopic features of the marijuana plant as never before seen in one volume.
A unique mix of art and science, this fresh and visually stunning survey celebrates the extraordinary beauty and diversity of the world's most controversial plant: Cannabis sativa. Cutting-edge scanning electron microscope images, combined with light micrographs and X-rays, bring this captivating plant vividly to life. Meticulously photographed over the course of three years, the 140 color images are arranged by germination, stem, leaf, male flower, female flower, and roots, accompanied by explanations of what the viewer is seeing. The cannabis plant has had a complicated relationship with humans through the ages, and each image was selected with this in mind, highlighting unique and frequently bizarre features.
- Soft cover, 128 pages
- Size: 7" x 7"
- 140 color images
- Schiffer Publishing
- Author/Photographer information card
School of Photographic Arts and Sciences, Assistant Professor
Ted Kinsman is one of the few active high-speed photographers able to photograph at times less than 1/1,000,000th of a second. That is faster than a speeding bullet. Recently, Kinsman’s work has expanded to the x-ray region of the spectrum where he continues to explore imagery for books and magazines. His work has appeared on The Discovery Channel, Crime Scene Investigations (CSI), The X-Files, South Park, The Tyra Banks Show, ABC, NBC, PBS, CBS and the British Broadcast Corporation. Recently, he did work on The Frozen Planet series, and James Cameron’s Avatar movie.