Category: PICTURE OF THE DAY

Feb 23, 2017

Picture of the Day: A Mug Shot of the Inventor of the Mug Shot (1912)

Picture of the Day: A Mug Shot of the Inventor of the Mug Shot (1912)

Alphonse Bertillon (24 April 1853 – 13 February 1914) was a French police officer, biometrics researcher, and inventor of the mug shot

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Feb 18, 2017

Picture of the Day: Bixby Creek Bridge, Big Sur

Picture of the Day: Bixby Creek Bridge, Big Sur

The iconic Big Sur landmark is one of the tallest single-span concrete bridges in the world

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Feb 15, 2017

When You Blink Faster Than Your Camera’s Shutter

When You Blink Faster Than Your Camera’s Shutter

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Feb 13, 2017

Picture of the Day: Grandma’s Handmade Quilts

Picture of the Day: Grandma’s Handmade Quilts

“My Grandmother’s handmade quilts draped over the pews at her funeral. She made over 100 for every special occasion. Before she passed, she made four more, one for each of her unmarried grandchildren to be given to us on our wedding days.”

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Feb 10, 2017

Picture of the Day: The Highest Public Garden in London

Picture of the Day: The Highest Public Garden in London

The Sky Garden at 20 Fenchurch Street is a unique public space that spans three storeys and offers 360 degree views of London

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Feb 8, 2017

Picture of the Day: The Mountain Whale

Picture of the Day: The Mountain Whale

A surreal digital artwork by redditor Atribecalledmeuw using a source photo of China’s Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

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Feb 6, 2017

Picture of the Day: Early HDR Photo From 1856

Picture of the Day: Early HDR Photo From 1856

Early high-dynamic-range imaging sample created by exposing two monochromatic negative images (one for the sky, the other for the sea). The photo was taken by Gustave Le Gray (1820-1884), who has been called “the most important French photographer of the nineteenth century” because of his technical innovations

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