Hugh Turvey: Inside the Life of an X-Ray Artist
“I am an experimentalist and I think in images. Since I started working with x-ray in the late 1990s, I am constantly amazed with how little I know.”—Hugh Turvey
The trickiest image was trying to get a series of simultaneous rotating x-ray and visible light objects for an educational eBook and app called X Is for X-Ray. This had never been done before and the technology didn’t really exist. So with a lot of patience and melding of techniques we were able to introduce kids to science in an easily digestible format. I am very proud of this and am continuing work on it.
We are accustomed to sourcing specimens and had recently imaged a huge python for National Geographic and a