The Shroud of Turin

Barrie Schwortz was the Official Documenting Photographer for the Shroud of Turin Research Project, the team that performed the first ever in-depth scientific examination of the Shroud of Turin in October, 1978. Since then, his photographs have appeared in Life Magazine, National Geographic, Time, Newsweek and countless other books, publications and television documentaries. In January, 1996, he created The Shroud of Turin Website,, now the oldest and largest Shroud website on the entire Internet. To view that site, just click on the above photograph.