X-ray Photography: Inner Beauty

Nick Veasey

Radiologists and photographers share a common urge to capture the hidden depths of people and things, though rarely do their skills and methods overlap. Since 1996, Nick Veasey has been combining the art of photography and the science of radiology to create images that reveal the surprising, fragile, sometimes disturbing inner structures of the human body, animals, plants and objects. He's collected around 200 of his favorites in X-Ray: See Through the World Around You, out in Britain this month.

It all started when, given a chance to play with a scanner, Veasey chose to X-ray...

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