Carolina K. Smith MD

Equipment and technique are important; vision supreme, passion the reason for my photography. I have submitted the highest quality since 2005.
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An anesthesia monitor shows real time vital signs for constant patient surveillance during surgery in a hospital, including heart rate, rhythm, oxygenation, blood pressure, capnography, and gas data.
Focus stacked image:18 gauge needle and cap.  The 18G is commonly used on a syringe to access vials of liquid drugs, and for injecting drugs into IV fluid bags. Extreme macro and isolated on white.
Sunflower (Helianthus) stem cross section under the microscope.  Panorama at 60X. The depth of field under a microscope is extremely shallow and some areas may appear less sharp. Isolated on white.
SEATTLE, WA - MAY 02: The Seattle Times and other U.S. newspapers report the death of Osama bin Laden on May 02, 2011. Bin Laden claimed responsibility for the September 11, 2001 attacks on the U.S.
Coronavirus, COVID-19 word cloud with words inside a coronavirus shape.  The theme is what it takes to win the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. VECTOR
Real photomicrograph of onion (Allium) cellular mitosis. This is a panorama of 4 photos through the microscope at 40x. Photomicroscopy has a very shallow DOF, thus the view at 100% may appear soft.
A cardiologist implants a heart defibrillator in a patient. The implantable cardioverter defibrillator, ICD, also includes a pacemaker.  Focus is on the fluoroscopy monitors.
real Human sebaceous and sweat gland photomicrograph panorama as seen under the microscope. 10x objective.
A real weather map at an airport. You can see Hurricane Frances (September 5, 2004) over Florida.  49 lives were lost and damages totaled 12 billion (2004) dollars.
A TSA agent searches luggage at an airport. (12MP camera, NO model release, editorial only)
SEATTLE, WA-FEBRUARY 05:A TSA agent scans a passenger at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (serving over 30 million people yearly) on February 05, 2009. The  poignant 9-11 message board is legible.
Thanksgiving Day turkey word cloud. Infographic shows the religious and secular, historical and modern celebration of an American Thanksgiving, including watching football and going shopping. Vector.
Closeup of inside a home natural gas furnace showing blue jets of  fossil fuel burning.
Human Spermatic Cord: a microscope slide cross section shows the vas (ductus) deferens (right small circle) and pampiniform plexus. Increased details are due to stacked images. Isolated on white.
E85 Ethanol Gas Fuel Pump in Washington state, U.S.A. Editorial.
A flat of young seedlings. Isolated with clipping path. 24MP camera.
Kwanzaa word cloud: Infographic shows in words (also in Swahili ) the colors, principles, concepts, and symbols of the African American holiday.
A doctor removes blue suture stitches from a healing wide local excision on the neck for basal cell cancer using a suture removal kit.
Real, very hard to find ETHANOL fuel pump (alternative fuel). 12MP camera.
Autoclaved surgery instruments stand ready for use in the Central Supply Room next to the operating suites. High resolution 14MP camera, macro
Microscope photo of ANTHRAX (Bacillus anthracis). Focus=left center. 14MP camera, microscope at 45x.
True full April moon (Michigan, USA), isolated for your use. 800mm lens with 2x TC and 1.5x 12MP camera sensor. 2400mm view (35mm equivalent). Cyanotone.
Agriculture: a low flying yellow biplane crop duster sprays a farm field in the Palouse region, Washington, U.S.A..
Manhole cover (12MP camera).
True full April moon (Michigan, USA), natural isolation against black sky. 800mm lens with 2x TC and 1.5x 12MP camera sensor. 2400mm view (35mm equivalent).
A real cctv security system monitor with multiple camera views of a hotel.
A red silky bra. Focus = center of bra.  12MP camera, isolated.
A surgeon podiatrist sutures a foot. The yellow is an iodine preparation. Bunionectomy.  You can see the vibration of the suture.
Enterobius vermicularis, the pinworm commonly found at the human anus. Photomicrograph panorama taken through the microscope.
A miniature Persian rug. (isolated, 12MP camera)
A real surgery operation on the hand. Focus is on the hand resting on blue towels. (12MP camera)
This is a  massive (2500 grams, 5.5 pounds) diseased human uterus with fibroids.
True full April moon (Michigan, USA), isolated for your use. 800mm lens with 2x TC and 1.5x 12MP camera sensor. 2400mm view (35mm equivalent).
A Canadian Lynx (Lynx canadensis) with prominent ear tufts looks camera right. Focus=eyes. 12MP camera, recorded at a game farm.
An anesthesia monitor shows real time vital signs for constant patient surveillance during surgery in a hospital, including heart rate, rhythm, oxygenation, blood pressure, capnography, and gas data.
Tree Root Cave, Tree of Life in the Olympic National Park (Kalaloch Beach, Forks, WA, USA). This sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis) shows the exposed root system due to erosion, sitting above a cave.
Yosemite Valley after a winter snowstorm.  Lots of detail in this panorama of eleven stitched files which includes El Capitan, Half Dome, Bridalveil Fall and more.   True infrared photography.
Real N95 mask.  Extreme macro photograph shows tiny fibers which trap and block the passage of at least 95 percent of 0.3 micron particles.  Stacked photos with ultra macro lens for extreme detail.
Coronavirus, COVID-19 word cloud with words inside a coronavirus shape.  The theme is societal changes from the COVID-19 pandemic that may be long lasting. VECTOR
Closeup of cooked Red Quinoa, Chenopodium: a gluten free healthy grain. Many seeds display a curly tail when cooked. Extreme details are due to stacked images.
Microscope photo of Trichinella spiralis which causes trichinosis. Focus = the center larvae.
Used Mexican coins, all pesos. Focus = the complete coin, left center. 12MP camera, extreme macro.
Luxury home satellite dish (12MP camera).
Human louse, plural lice, Pediculus humanus humanus. Real microscopic photomicrograph of the blood sucking wingless insect. Increased detail due to stacked photos. Isolated on white.
A father soldier meets his newborn son for the first time at 5 days of life.
a real Fetal Heart and Uterine Contraction strip physicians and nurses use to monitor labor before birth.
A real lithotripter (kidney stone blaster). A doctor uses fluoroscopy (above the patient) to view the progress. The stones are broken up by shockwaves from below the patient.
A real 12 Lead EKG.
Real U.S. Army helmet and chin strap. This one served in Iraq. Focus = rank emblem = Specialist.
A mechanical grape harvesting machine in a vineyard. Focus = machine. 12MP camera.
Gardening indoors under fluorescent lights. Focus is the young Walla Walla onion (Allium cepa) transplant in front.
A prime cut of ribeye beef steak. Isolated.
Coronavirus, COVID-19 word cloud with words in the shape of the coronavirus, VECTOR
real Human Sperm and cell bodies photomicrograph viewed under a 100x objective. Panorama.
Avenue of the Giants: Sun rays fall on iconic, ancient giant redwoods along a famous scenic drive on Highway 101 in Humboldt County, California, U.S.A.
Two snowmobilers view a bison in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, U.S.A..
Closeup of a moth as prisoner in a Venus flytrap, Dionaea muscipula. The moth was too big for the trap, but was unable to escape and became food. Extreme details are due to stacked images. Isolated.
True infrared photo of oak trees (Quercus) laden with Spanish moss on Amelia Island, Florida, USA.
A newborn baby gets a muscle tone and reflex examination shortly after birth.
Full array of police car lights.
A chroma key green screen pager beeper with easy to remove background and copy space for your use. Isolated on green.
Bitcoin is a famous cryptocurrency which is invisible. Transactions occur via digital electronic data transfer. The word cloud highlights many concepts and terms regarding cryptocurrencies.
a QR code vector with attention to realistic detail such as uniform black modules and exact alignments. VECTOR.
set of snack chips; potato chips, corn chips, tortilla chips, cheese puffs, wheat chip.  Isolated. VECTOR.
True full moon against a black sky. VECTOR. If you need a photo equivalent, see my #1210504.
A nurse gives a newborn baby his first bath with dad helping.
real Trypanosoma photomicrograph panorama. The serpentine flagellates can be seen among blood cells and can impair the nervous system. The shadowy appearance is due to photographing a blood smear.
Dandelion seed head closeup: exquisite detail of Taraxacum officinale, fresh specimen. Sharp from front through back of the puff ball due to stacked photos. Isolated on black.
Blank vertical chalkboard with eraser and chalk. VECTOR.
A real U.S. Army Soldier, Sergeant. Isolated.  This is one of the desert uniforms worn in the Iraq war.
A Sanitation Worker dumps a trash can into a garbage truck.
USA - CIRCA 1995- Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962) American stamp. The Hollywood actress  starred in 30 films. The design is by Michael Deas, circa 1995.
An authentic gold Indian Quarter Eagle coin minted 1925 in the  United States.  Designed by Boston sculptor Bela Lyon Pratt, it has an unusual incused design. The face value is $2.50.  Isolated.
A prime cut of ribeye beef steak, isolated. VECTOR
Chalkboard with eraser and chalk, horizontal. VECTOR.
USA - CIRCA 1923-  Titled  American Indian, this stamp shows Chief Hollow Horn Bear (1850-1913)  of the Brule Sioux tribe and was a leader the Indian Wars of the Great Plains of the U.S., circa 1923.
Pinus staminate (male pine cone) microscope slide, longitudinal section shows where pollen is made. Increased details from stacked images. Isolated on white.
real tattoo photomicrograph shows the tattoo ink, (the black spots) in the dermis of human skin. 10x objective. Panorama.
Beautiful rolling hills and patterns in the grain fields of the Palouse in Washington state, early summer.  The different shades are from the different crops of barley, wheat, and lentils.
Full array of police car lights. VECTOR.
Remote TV Control. Isolated. VECTOR
Ebola Virus word cloud. This infographic highlights important themes of the pandemic and deadly virus from origins in Africa to RNA diagnosis and the search for a vaccine or drug cure.  VECTOR.
Real photomicrograph of breast adenocarcinoma. Panorama of a slide under the microscope. Some areas will be blurry due to the nature of the tissue.
A real photomicrograph of carcinoma of the esophagus. Panorama of 6 photos of a slide at 40x through the microscope. Some areas may appear blurry due to shallow DOF.
real Tapeworm (Taenia) photomicrograph, a common parasite of humans and animals. Microscope panorama.
A blank green horizontal chalkboard with chalk and eraser. 14MP camera.
Isolated long stem red rose bud. Focus = front of rosebud. 12MP camera.
Isolated long stem red rose bud. VECTOR.
WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 9: ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) classroom shows equipment used to train healthcare workers to rescue people in cardiac or respiratory arrest on October 09, 2010, in Washington.
TACOMA, U.S.A - JUNE 04, 2014: EUKOR's Morning Cherry  arrives in the Port of Tacoma, Washington on her maiden voyage. EUKOR annually transports around 4 million cars worldwide.
A  vertical green chalkboard with eraser and chalk. 14MP camera.
Real tye dye Peace Symbol on cotton knit material.
WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 9: ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) classroom shows equipment used to train healthcare workers to rescue people in cardiac or respiratory arrest on October 09, 2010, in Washington.
Pork word cloud in the shape of a pig. This infographic shows different butcher cuts and food creations that come from the pig. The cuts and food creations are grouped by color. VECTOR.
A Buff Orpington hen laying on a nest of straw. 24MP camera.
Photomicrograph of the common flea (Ctenocephalides), a carrier of disease. 14MP camera and microscope. Isolated.
A granite 'rock' lands in the target in a game of Curling. The pebbled ice is a part of the rink preparation.
Accurate and realistic Pinot Noir grape cluster from a winery. Isolated. VECTOR.
Human Scalp Hair Shafts, longitudinal section. Increased detail from stacked images. Isolated on white.
Suggestion Box made of wood. Isolated. VECTOR.
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