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  1. "Rock Dove" #3

    Snapshot Title: "Rock Dove" #3
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Woodwork
    Image Owner: Alok Tuladhar



    Description:

    Male bird hoping to attract a mate.



  2. "Rock Dove" #2

    Snapshot Title: "Rock Dove" #2
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Woodwork
    Image Owner: Alok Tuladhar



    Description:

    Birds of a feather



  3. "Rock Dove"

    Snapshot Title: "Rock Dove"
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Woodwork
    Image Owner: Alok Tuladhar



    Description:

    Ubiquitous



  4. Smile

    Snapshot Title: Smile
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Mother Nature's Son #2
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    This is a tough one.

    It's a leaf of Hawaiian Koa -
    Acacia koa - endemic to the Hawaiian Islands
    Family = Fabaceae, subfamily Mimosoideae



  5. Bay Bow tie

    Snapshot Title: Bay Bow tie
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Mother Nature's Son #2
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    Bay Laurel,
    Lauraceae,
    Laurus nobilis



  6. Sage mustache

    Snapshot Title: Sage mustache
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Mother Nature's Son #2
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    Family = Lamiaceae (Mint family) -
    Salvia officinalis



  7. Plumeria (Frangipani)

    Snapshot Title: Plumeria (Frangipani)
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Mother Nature's Son #2
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    Apocynaceae -
    Plumeria alba hybrid/cultivar



  8. Broccoli ear

    Snapshot Title: Broccoli ear
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Mother Nature's Son #2
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    No cauliflower!

    Brassicaceae -
    Broccoli is the same species as cauliflower, cabbage, brussels sprouts, kale, and kohlrabi - all different agricultural cultivars of Brassica oleracea



  9. "Whisk Fern" eyebrows

    Snapshot Title: "Whisk Fern" eyebrows
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Mother Nature's Son #2
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    Kingdom Plantae -
    Division Pteridophyta (ferns and fern allies) -
    Class Psilotopsida -
    Family Psilotaceae -
    Psilotum nudum



  10. Ginger

    Snapshot Title: Ginger
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Mother Nature's Son #2
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    Zingiber officinale -
    Zingiberaceae



  11. Star fruit with chocolate

    Snapshot Title: Star fruit with chocolate
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Mother Nature's Son #2
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    Star fruit:
    Averrhoa carambola -
    Oxalidaceae

    Chocolate:
    Theobroma cacao -
    Sterculiaceae



  12. Fungus

    Snapshot Title: Fungus
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Mother Nature's Son #2
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    I couldn't find an ear fungus - it's been too dry, so this store bought mushroom will have to do.

    Kingdom Fungi -
    Division Basidiomycota



  13. Ground Chili pepper

    Snapshot Title: Ground Chili pepper
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Mother Nature's Son #2
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    Capsicum sp. - Family
    Solanaceae



  14. Dried, shredded, sphagnum moss

    Snapshot Title: Dried, shredded, sphagnum moss
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Mother Nature's Son #2
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    Bryophyte
    Sphagnaceae
    Sphagnum sp.



  15. Semolina

    Snapshot Title: Semolina
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Mother Nature's Son #2
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    face base

    Wheat - Poaceae



  16. Yellow shirt society?

    Snapshot Title: Yellow shirt society?
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: view 2
    Image Owner: News Queensland News Queensland



    Description:

    Sitting behind one of the many Victoria Bitters banners



  17. Oxymoron

    Snapshot Title: Oxymoron
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: view 2
    Image Owner: News Queensland News Queensland



    Description:

    8^P



  18. Cracked egg

    Snapshot Title: Cracked egg
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Apollo8
    Image Owner: Tim Warr



    Description:

    Starting to hatch?



  19. Campanile

    Snapshot Title: Campanile
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Berkeley, Oakland, San Francisco
    Image Owner: John Gillespie



    Description:

    the Campanile - U.C. Berkeley landmark



  20. GigaPan Systems drawing

    Snapshot Title: GigaPan Systems drawing
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: The Fine International Conference on Gigapixel Imaging for Science in Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Holger Schulze



    Description:

    Illah, Erin, & Jocelyn - picking the next winner
    (Erin, why the pout?) ;^)



  21. Dave Korsmeyer

    Snapshot Title: Dave Korsmeyer
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: The Fine International Conference on Gigapixel Imaging for Science in Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Holger Schulze



    Description:

    Dave works at the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, CA, but grew up in the Pittsburgh South Hills!



  22. Pittsburgh North Shore

    Snapshot Title: Pittsburgh North Shore
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: The Fine International Conference on Gigapixel Imaging for Science in Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Holger Schulze



    Description:

    Along the juncture of the Allegheny River and the Ohio River: Heinz Field, Carnegie Science Center, West End Bridge.



  23. Hilton

    Snapshot Title: Hilton
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: The Fine International Conference on Gigapixel Imaging for Science in Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Holger Schulze



    Description:

    The old Pittsburgh Hilton - soon to be remodeled and rebranded - with some luck!

    The Pittsburgh Plate Glass building is in the upper right background.



  24. Alexandre & Stoney

    Snapshot Title: Alexandre & Stoney
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: The Fine International Conference on Gigapixel Imaging for Science in Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Holger Schulze



    Description:

    Alexandre Jenny - Kolor
    Stoney Vintson (Castillonis) - GigaPan Systems

    Comparing notes??



  25. Cement plant

    Snapshot Title: Cement plant
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Pittsburgh, PA from Mount Washington (Right Eye)
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    At the former site of the old Jones and Laughlin Steel plant - notable at the beginning of the movie "The Deerslayer"



  26. Cathedral of Learning

    Snapshot Title: Cathedral of Learning
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Pittsburgh, PA from Mount Washington (Right Eye)
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    The landmark building of the University of Pittsburgh, Oakland District, PGH, PA



  27. Hotel????

    Snapshot Title: Hotel????
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Pittsburgh, PA from Mount Washington (Right Eye)
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    The former Pittsburgh Hilton, the place to stay in the `Burgh. Hopefully with new owner and major facelift.



  28. The O

    Snapshot Title: The O
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Pittsburgh, PA from Mount Washington (Right Eye)
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Ohio River, formed at the "Point", the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers



  29. The Mon

    Snapshot Title: The Mon
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Pittsburgh, PA from Mount Washington (Right Eye)
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Monongahela River



  30. the Al

    Snapshot Title: the Al
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Pittsburgh, PA from Mount Washington (Right Eye)
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Allegheny River



  31. U.S. Steel building

    Snapshot Title: U.S. Steel building
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Pittsburgh, PA from Mount Washington (Right Eye)
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    rebranded as UPMC, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
    Still the tallest building in the city.



  32. Anther

    Snapshot Title: Anther
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: plant cells 02
    Image Owner: jay longson



    Description:

    Various stages of cell division, the end result being pollen



  33. 1960 Pirate's autographed baseball

    Snapshot Title: 1960 Pirate's autographed baseball
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Still Life with Dental Floss test
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    Maz



  34. "Alligator Pear"

    Snapshot Title: "Alligator Pear"
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Honolulu from Round Top
    Image Owner: James McConnell



    Description:

    Late season avocado



  35. I-79

    Snapshot Title: I-79
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Sewickley Bridge
    Image Owner: John Cattley



    Description:

    Interstate 79 bridge,
    Glenfield (or what's left of it) is on the left, Neville Island at the end of the first span, and Coraopolis on the right



  36. Banding

    Snapshot Title: Banding
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Still Life with Sake
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    reflections of the fluorescent lights used to illuminate the subject - photographed on my kitchenette counter top. Just used what was within reach.



  37. Seed mix and cat repellant

    Snapshot Title: Seed mix and cat repellant
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: East Wing, Phipps Conservatory, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    The groundskeeper was working the day I took this gigapan.



  38. Botany Hall

    Snapshot Title: Botany Hall
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: East Wing, Phipps Conservatory, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

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  39. Sattelite Dish

    Snapshot Title: Sattelite Dish
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Heppenheim 2010/09/15
    Image Owner: Stefan Riese



    Description:

    for better reception?



  40. Hanauma Bay Tram

    Snapshot Title: Hanauma Bay Tram
    Taken by: Richard Palmer

    Image: Hanauma Bay
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    get off, get on, get off, get on, get off, get on...



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