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A Hudson River Portfolio

The Hudson River was one of the most prominent waterways in the frontier mythology of 17th and 18th century America, and its bends and curves have been immortalized by dozens of artists, authors, and explorers. With funding from the New York State Education Department, the New York Public Library has created this delightful website that brings together a number of rare images and texts from the...
AnaBuilder 2.35.2

The AnaBuilder application is a novel visualization application that assists users in the creation of stereoscopic photographs, such as anaglyphs (those photographs that are generally viewed through red-tinted glasses). The application also features a conversion tool that allows users to convert a two-dimensional photograph into a three-dimensional photograph. The website features detailed...
Canto do Brazil

Getting to Brazil is getting more and more expensive, especially considering the rising prices of flights abroad. For those who have never been, or those looking for a compelling perspective on a few regions of this huge country, this site, designed by Geoffrey Hiller is worth a look. Hiller is a photographer who first visited Brazil 25 years ago, and recently returned to explore the country at...
Comer Archive of Chicago in the Year 2000

Like most large American cities, Chicago has been the focus of many visual documentary projects, including such films as "Hoop Dreams" and the various WPA photojournalism efforts of the 1930s and 1940s. In the year 2000, more than 200 photographers "recorded the people of Chicago in every feature of their public and social lives as well as the buildings and landscape they occupied." With the help...
George Eastman Museum: Works: Photography

Named after George Eastman of the Eastman Kodak Company, the George Eastman Museum, is dedicated to photography and cinema. The museum opened in 1949, making it the oldest photography museum in the world. For those who can't make the trip to Rochester, New York, anyone can explore the almost 130,000 photographs that have been digitized by the museum here. This collection includes photographs...
H.H. Bennett-Photographer Extraordinaire

The landscapes of the Midwest have been documented by many photographers during the past 150 years, but some may have not heard of the lovely work of one H.H. Bennett. Born in Farnham, Canada in 1843, Henry Hamilton Bennett moved to the town of Kilbourn City, Wisconsin (later renamed Wisconsin Dells), at the age of 14. After receiving a severe gunshot wound at the siege of Vicksburg during the...
Nærfoto: The Visual Impact of Nature

This free, non-commercial website was created by professional nature photographer and former aquatic ecologist Bjørn Rørslett to exhibit his remarkable photographic work. A stand-out section of the website, titled Flowers in Ultraviolet, provides a glimpse into the visual world of pollinators by displaying fantastic ultraviolet and visible light images of different flower species. The website...
Photographers of Genius at the Getty

To celebrate 20 years of collecting photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, this exhibition presents works by 38 photographers, 20 of whom are featured on the website: Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Eugène Atget, Hippolyte Bayard, Walker Evans, Roger Fenton, Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey, David Octavius Hill & Robert Adamson, Lewis Hine, André Kertész, Gustave Le Gray, Dorothea Lange,...

Located in the South Yorkshire region of England, the city of Sheffield was synonymous with the production of cutlery and heavy manufacturing for several hundred years. In recent decades, much of the manufacturing moved elsewhere, and the city has become known as the setting for the popular film The Full Monty, and such music groups as Def Leppard, Pulp, and the singer Joe Cocker. Those persons...
The pages of Mats Mattsson about aurora borealis, astrophotography, and some other phenomena of light in the sky.

Mats Mattsson, a member of the group Amateur Astronomers of Stockholm (STAR), presents his fabulous pictures of the sky at this website. The images at the site are divided into a series of links which include Auroras, Halos, Rainbows, Crepuscular rays, and the sun. With each category, the author has provided a short introduction to the phenomenon presented. Users can learn about the equipment Mats...
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