Category: Photo

  • San Diego Zoo

    I’m back from a weekend trip to the San Diego Zoo, which was tons of fun. Here are a few photos. This bird looks like he needs hands. Some cool elephants. We got to see the panda bears. My new hero.

  • Dryerballs

    Saw this at a store the other day and thought it was pretty cool (not the product, the packaging). If they would have just followed through on their web site, it could have been so much cooler.

  • The Vista Desktop Photos

    Tom forwarded a link to me: Interview with Hamad Darwish, the photographer that took all of the photos for the Windows Vista Desktops. Apparently he took 6,000 photos in 2 weeks and Microsoft only used 5 of them. Amazing. You can see the photos in this Flickr collection. Trying to find out where to download…

  • The Man Who Photographed Snowflakes

    Wilson A. “Snowflake” Bentley (1865–1931), born in Jericho, Vermont, USA, is the first known photographer of snowflakes. He perfected a process of catching flakes on black velvet in such a way that their images could be captured before they either melted or evaporated. He photographed more than 5,000 “crystals” in his lifetime. His process was…