by John Iovine
Use your own camera to take Kirlian photographs
Electrophotography, commonly called Kirlian photography, remains a subject of speculation and controversy almost 150 years after its discovery. Many people maintain that the study of Kirlian photographs can detect illness in plants and animals before any outward symptoms materialize. Whatever its validity, Kirlian phenomena fascinates many in the fields of science and art.
In Kirlian Photography, John Iovine gives you all the hands-on guidance you need to produce Kirlian photographs using a standard 35mm or video cameras. You'll also learn about the history of electrophotography and many of its possible applications in medicine, industry, and the military. Especially illuminating is his discussion of the "phantom leaf" aura that continues to baffle scientists.
Includes complete plans and instructions for building low-cost electrophotography equipment.