The lab specializes in imaging cultural heritage objects, using a variety of tools and techniques to ensure preservation, facilitate access, enhance data collection and support scholarship.

We can help you:

  • Determine what imaging technique is right for your project

  • Explore what imaging standards are best for your work

  • Develop imaging workflows and image libraries

  • Create images for publication

Tools & Methods

Here are some digital tools and methods we have used in the past. This list is not meant to be definitive or exhaustive.
Our approach to problem solving values principles over tools. 


  • Imaging for reproduction
  • Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI)
  • Photogrammetry
  • Focus stacking
  • Object photography


  • Capture One
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • Adobe Bridge
  • Trophy
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Helicon Focus
  • RTI Builder
  • Agisoft

Equipment in the lab

  • Phase One 100mpx iXG

  • Phase One 100mpx RCam

  • Canon 5DSR

  • Epson Expression 1100x

Where to borrow equipment?

  • Studio X

  • Rettner



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