Archive for the 'Photos' Category

Africa 2012: Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia

Monday, November 12th, 2012 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 22:15

More photos from our 2012 trip to Africa are available on flickr.

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Sunday, November 11th, 2012 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 22:54

Some photos from a trip to the Wisentgehege near Hanover. More photos on flickr.

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A Quick Pinhole Experiment

Monday, April 23rd, 2012 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 20:12

While reading thinking about how photography started, pinhole cameras came to my mind and I thought how easy it would be to make one using a DSLR and some cardboard from a shipping box. Exhibit A: After a few shots I started wondering why we pay hundreds or thousands of dollars for lenses, cameras or […]

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Random Photography Links

Thursday, March 8th, 2012 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 21:51

Recently I’ve started shooting with a DSLR (Canon EOS 60D). This post is a random collection of links I’ve found interesting and that got me started. I might update this list in the future. General Information Blog Technical Discussions — fantastic in-depth photography info Canon Professional Network — Technical Canon Digital Learning Center Canon […]

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Time Lapse of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 20:56

Fantastic video of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) created by Rob Whitworth from over 10000 RAW images. Watch in fullscreen with your speakers on!

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Random Scenic Locations

Friday, November 25th, 2011 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 20:13

Son Doong Cave, Vietnam Tianmen “Heaven Gate” Mountain, China Wulong Chongqing, China

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Bora Bora

Thursday, August 18th, 2011 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 20:20
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A Fresh Way to View your Photos with ePic

Monday, April 18th, 2011 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 00:01

ePic is a simple slideshow application for Mac that lets you view your photos like you did ten years ago: physical photos laying on a table. The app has familiar Mac-media-app-like control elements and displays events from your iPhoto library, a directory or flickr tags. Scrolling with your mouse or trackpad changes the viewing angle […]

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Honeymoon Pt. 2 Photos: NYC, SF & Hawaii

Sunday, August 8th, 2010 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 15:51

Some photos from our second Honeymoon in New York City, San Francisco and the beautiful Hawaiian islands Oahu, Big Island and Maui.

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Soviet Ground Effect Tank-Plane

Friday, April 30th, 2010 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 20:13

Pictures (and an article in Russian) of a huge ground effect plane. The ground effect and similar planes on Google image search. (via Boing Boing)

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Iceland’s Volcano Eyjafjallajökull

Thursday, April 15th, 2010 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 21:32

It was nice and quiet in Iceland back in 2007. Now — in addition to water spewing geysers (picture) — the volcano Eyjafjallajökull is shooting large amounts of ash, smoke and steam into the atmosphere forcing many European airports to cancel flights. It first erupted in March and has several stunning photos of the […]

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Magnificent Mars Surface

Sunday, November 22nd, 2009 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 14:04

A collection of stunning pictures of Mars’ surface taken by HiRISE onboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. The High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment website has high resolution versions of most images and also beautiful wallpapers. (NASA/JPL/University of Arizona)

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Chaiten Volcano—Amazing Pictures

Saturday, September 12th, 2009 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 23:50

Photos of the 2008 eruption of the Chaiten volcano in Chile—its first eruption in about 9000 years. Be sure to scroll at least down to the sixth picture! Cases of electrical storms breaking out directly above erupting volcanoes are well documented, although scientists differ on what causes them. Picture taken May 2, 2008. Full article […]

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Wedding Pictures

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 19:06
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Just Married

Saturday, August 22nd, 2009 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 18:00

My gorgeous wife and I after the ceremony on August 22nd.

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The First Pictures Taken on Other Planets

Thursday, August 13th, 2009 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 17:25

Until recently I didn’t know of the Viking 1 and Venera 13 missions that took the first pictures on the surface of Mars and Venus. In 1976 NASA’s Viking 1 took the first photos as a lander on Mars. At the moment Spirit and Opportunity are still working and snapping pictures on Mars. In 1982 […]

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Fantastic Office Building

Thursday, June 18th, 2009 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 22:27

What a great place to work at! via Boing Boing Gadgets

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High Dynamic Range Photos from Japan

Friday, March 13th, 2009 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 18:49

Here are some great HDR photos from Japan. High Dynamic Range imaging is a set of techniques that allows a greater dynamic range of luminances between light and dark areas of a scene than normal digital imaging techniques. I find this technique quite amazing as good HDR photos almost look like a painting.

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Great Aquarium Design

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 22:54

Here are some great tanks with fantastic plant placement. Makes you want to call one your own (again).

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Dogs That Suck at Being a Dog

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008 by Daniel M. Gattermann at 23:23

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