Tag: photography

Old & Rare Photos

A shell shocked reindeer looks on as World War II planes drop bombs on Russia in 1941This collection of fantastic old images was shared with me by my father-in-law, and is too good not to share onwards. Sadly, I could not find a web-based version of the list, so I have decided to host them here. Enjoy, a visual feast of …

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The Alluring and Alien Sights of a Bee in Ultra Close-up

http://discovermagazine.com/photos/18-alluring-alien-sight…

My previous post touched on the difference between looking at something with a high speed camera, and how different things can look compared to the naked eye. This set of images provides us with a similar contrast, but this time dealing with magnification. These …

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Stunning High-Speed Photos of Birds

http://discovermagazine.com/photos/12-stunning…

Every so often, someone does something so well, you wonder why its ever been done any other way. In this case, despite having seen a great many photos in my life, I was still taken aback by the quality, depth and detail of Andrew …

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Robotic Buggy Takes Stunning Photos of African Wildlife

http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2010/04/robotic-buggy-takes-stunning-photos-of-african-wildlife/

This ingenious project uses readily available hardware to allow photographers to get up close to dangerous, wild animals. It is a great idea to get students to think of different ways to attack a problem, and to ask them to foresee what might go …

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Photography of Emilio Morenatti

http://blogs.denverpost.com/captured/2009/03/23/photographer-collection-emilio-morenatti/

This collection of photos provide great stimulus for an almost limitless range of tasks including descriptive writing, character studies, studying culture and difference.…

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Portfolio: What they Dream and What they Do

http://www.flickr.com/photos/stuckincustoms/sets/72157594203939203/

This awesome photo set consists of amazing photos of people; along with their life story. It is a great tool for getting students to consider the range of humanity and their own responses; or as a prompt for creative writing.…

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People At Work

http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2009/02/at_work.html

An interesting, visual look at the work people do around the world every day.  If you are studying globalisation, the importance of labour, production techniques, issues of scale, culture or photography, this resource ought to be of interest. Like it or not, the work …

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Picmarkr

http://picmarkr.com/

Picmarkr makes it easy to add watermarks to images, allowing content creators to protect their work before it is shared online.…

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Vector Magic

http://vectormagic.com/

Most images available on the web today are in bitamp file formats, and so cannot be scaled up. This website takes such bitmap images and converts them to scalable vector formats, such as SVG.…

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Image to Colors Palette Generator

http://www.cssdrive.com/imagepalette/index.php

Generate colour palettes from images. This tool is great for considering colour in design, as well as for creating a palette of colors from an image when designing a website.…

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