DIY building Kirlian photography equipment with instructions on shooting Kirlian photographs using digital cameras.
The Digital Kirlian Photography book project is an updating of my original DIY Kirlian photography book that used sheet film. This book will detail the construction of equipment needed to take beautiful kirlian photographs using digital cameras and image processing.
The funds will support the development of the equipment builds and instructions.
Once the image is created it (can) become a hand made process. Which will be one or more chapters in my new book. Image transfers, to wood, paper, metals and glass. Also depressing images to make it look more handmade.
This book bridges the gap between the science of Kirlian photography and art, and we are interested in making art.
A bit more on Kirlian Photography history- While many people who experimented with Kirlian photography in the 1970's made extraordinary claims, like the phantom leaf, and human bio-plasma energy body. I have never made any claim that Kirlian photography has shown anything paranormal. Although, the phantom leaf phenomena has been reported by a number of people, including scientists.
To date, the corona discharge can be explained by employing known physical laws, like changes in a subject’s skin resistance due to factors such as stress, lying, illness, fatigue, alcohol consumption, etc., without the necessity of invoking paranormal (bio-plasma) factors.
The new book will provide plans and construction details to build a variety of devices for capturing Kirlian images. From simple Kirlian cameras that can be built for $50.00, to more sophisticated low lux video and CCD astronomical elements.
To the right is a list of funding incentives. I hope you will join us on this venture.
Have a question? If the info above doesn't help, you can ask the project creator directly.
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Funding Unsuccessful This project reached the deadline without achieving its funding goal on August 16, 2012.
Jun 17, 2012 - Aug 16, 2012 (60 days)
Pledge $1 or more
Thank you, we appreciate everyone's support.Estimated delivery: May 2013
Pledge $5 or more
Book Acknowledgement - Your name will be listed in the book as a project supporter.Estimated delivery: May 2013
Pledge $15 or more
Everything mentioned in previous incentive plus a copy of the DVD "Kirlian Photography; Fact and Fiction". http://www.imagesco.com/kirlian/kirlian_dvd.htmlEstimated delivery: May 2013
Pledge $25 or more
Everything mentioned in previous incentive plus PDF Copy of Digital Kirlian Photography Book on CD.Estimated delivery: May 2013
Pledge $50 or more
Everything mentioned in previous incentive plus: Original 4" x 5" Kirlian print, signed by author.Estimated delivery: May 2013
Pledge $100 or more
Everything mentioned in previous incentive plus: Increase the size of the original 4" x 5 " Kirlian print to an original 8" x 10" Kirlian print, signed by author.Estimated delivery: May 2013