Mylène Choquette

Senior Scientific Documentation Technologist, Conservation Science Division

Main areas of work and/or specializations

  • photographic documentation
  • photography
  • photomicrography
  • reflectance transformation imaging (RTI)
  • ultraviolet-induced visible fluorescence photography
  • infrared photography
  • visible-induced infrared luminescence photography
  • industrial radiography


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Mylène Choquette

Mylène Choquette graduated from La Cité collégiale (now La Cité) with a specialization in photography in 1996. She joined the Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) in 2008, where she is currently a senior scientific documentation technologist. She provides expert scientific photographic documentation services for conservation and research projects.

Mylène has over 20 years of experience in specialized photography of cultural heritage objects. In 2015, Mylène certified as an industrial X-radiographer through the Natural Resources Canada National Non-Destructive Testing Certification Body.

Mylène co-authored the CCI publication Lighting Methods for Photographing Museum Objects, which continues to be sold internationally and remains one of CCI’s most popular publications. She contributes to CCI’s mandate in knowledge dissemination by developing and delivering workshops and webinars in photodocumentation to heritage professionals and by answering inquiries about specialized technical imaging methods. She is also responsible for overseeing CCI’s corporate image database, representing approximately 60,000 records to date.

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