Category Archives: General Interest

Rijksmuseum 2+3D Photography Conference

Rijksmuseum 2+3D Photography Conference in May.  https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/2and3d Take a look at the program. (OMG)  https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/nl/downloads/…

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Digitization: Current Practices to Future Prophecies

“Digitization: Current Practices to Future Prophecies” Chris Edwards, the Getty’s Imaging and Digital Media Architect, presentation at Documenta conference in November 2018.  https://player.admiralcloud.com/?v=dfd62… full conference info:  https://www.documenta-archiv.de/en/aktue…

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The LSST camera

The LSST camera is the largest digital camera ever constructed. The image surface is flat with a diameter of approximately 25.2 in (64 cm). The detector format employs a mosaic of 189 16-megapixel silicon detectors arranged on 21 “rafts” to … Continue reading

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Accessing Harvard’s digitized maps

Thousands of the Harvard Map Collection’s maps and atlases from around the world are available online in hi-res.

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MS Typ 464. Houghton Library, Harvard University. Book of Hours (Roman use) : ca. 1470

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American Beech

Ever wondered what that big beautiful tree is, just off the NE corner of Loeb House? Find out at Harvard Yard Trees.

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So much stitching!

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Photographing glass: Lighting techniques for transparent glass objects

Corning Museum of Glass This is the first of a series of blog posts addressing photographic lighting techniques for transparent glasses.

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searchable glossary of bookbinding terms

The Language of Bindings Thesaurus (LoB) is a thesaurus of bookbinding terms for book structures dating from the ninth to the nineteenth century. This project has been partially funded by the AHRC. Contributions to the thesaurus have been made by … Continue reading

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Pixel-shifting technology comes to prosumer cameras (one anyway)

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