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Portrait: Carter Cornwall (In My Office)

Carter Cornwall

Camera: Leica M9
Exposure: 1/60
Aperture: f/1.4
Focal Length: 35mm
ISO: 800

Carter Cornwall is one of the legends in vision research.  He visited the Moran Eye Center recently and we had a chance to visit, talk science and make a portrait in my office.  Carter’s inspiring scientific work goes back almost 50 years and has informed our understanding of how the retina detects and signals light and how photoreceptors adapt to decreasing light levels.  I always enjoy our discussions as Carter is a scientist, outdoorsman and photographer, and look forward to running into him next week again at the annual ARVO research meeting.

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5 Responses

  1. He looks overjoyed to be in your office :)
    Congrats on the Leica….didn’t know you had one.

    RajendraApril 29, 2016 @ 5:04 amReply
  2. Rumor has it that he’s missing a key smile muscle:)

    I’ve never owned a Leica and always assumed their service would be top notch to justify the price. Sorry to see this is not your experience. I love my D800. I don’t see myself needing to consider anything else for quite some time; it’s more camera than I am a photographer !

    RajendraApril 29, 2016 @ 9:24 amReply
  3. I have seen him smile and laugh



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