Napa, CA
Bio: Gene Cooper is a developer with a passion for creating scientific tools, exhibits, and educational programs that provide new ways of exploring the world both literally and figuratively. Photography is a common thread in his life and work, which has come a long way since childhood years experimenting with unique perspectives, angles, filters, and time-lapse exposures. In his day job he founded GIGAmacro which builds robotic camera devices capable of capturing gigapixel photographs with microscopic detail and developing new visualization tools for comparison of complex imagery for research, science, and education.