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Callan Bentley's Snapshots

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  1. Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies

    Snapshot Title: Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Homer Spit
    Image Owner: Alan Sharp



    Description:

    headquarters building.



  2. Mandibles

    Snapshot Title: Mandibles
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Cerambycidae 4
    Image Owner: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum



    Description:

    Yikes



  3. Student for scale

    Snapshot Title: Student for scale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Anticline / syncline pair, new New Route 55, west of Moorfield, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Running over to get into place.



  4. Nonconformity

    Snapshot Title: Nonconformity
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Painted Wall, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Colorado
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    Overlying the Precambrian crystalline "basement" rocks, Early Jurassic Entrada Sandstone lies, with lots of time missing between the two rock units.



  5. Pied crow

    Snapshot Title: Pied crow
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: The Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey
    Image Owner: Tom Nelson



    Description:

    in flight



  6. White oak

    Snapshot Title: White oak
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Fall foliage on the campus of Northern Virginia Community College
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    if I'm not mistaken (Quercus alba)



  7. A bit of history.

    Snapshot Title: A bit of history.
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Fall foliage on the campus of Northern Virginia Community College
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Old brick walls from the country estate that used to be here on the land where our College is now.



  8. CG Building

    Snapshot Title: CG Building
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Fall foliage on the campus of Northern Virginia Community College
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Also known as the Godwin Building.



  9. Crow

    Snapshot Title: Crow
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Fall foliage on the campus of Northern Virginia Community College
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  10. Crow

    Snapshot Title: Crow
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Fall foliage on the campus of Northern Virginia Community College
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  11. Thomas Jefferson

    Snapshot Title: Thomas Jefferson
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Washington DC vista from Arlington
    Image Owner: jim Trotter



    Description:

    There he is (in shadow)



  12. A crack

    Snapshot Title: A crack
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Washington DC vista from Arlington
    Image Owner: jim Trotter



    Description:

    Wow - I think I actually see one of the cracks - at lower right? Then again, it could just be a piece of dust on the lens. Seems to be a bit of that here... :)



  13. Old Post Office Pavilion

    Snapshot Title: Old Post Office Pavilion
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Washington DC vista from Arlington
    Image Owner: jim Trotter



    Description:

    .



  14. Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

    Snapshot Title: Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Washington DC vista from Arlington
    Image Owner: jim Trotter



    Description:

    Catholic University's over here too.



  15. Tourists

    Snapshot Title: Tourists
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Washington DC vista from Arlington
    Image Owner: jim Trotter



    Description:

    Doubledecker open roofed bus



  16. Jefferson Junior High School

    Snapshot Title: Jefferson Junior High School
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Washington DC vista from Arlington
    Image Owner: jim Trotter



    Description:

    On 9/11, I watched the Pentagon burning from the roof of this building.



  17. Gigapans get made here

    Snapshot Title: Gigapans get made here
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Solution seam sample, take II
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  18. Rock saw blade

    Snapshot Title: Rock saw blade
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Solution seam sample, take II
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    See how sharp it is? :)



  19. Solution seams

    Snapshot Title: Solution seams
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Solution seam sample, take II
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    The motivation for the image...



  20. This is where we make the gigapans...

    Snapshot Title: This is where we make the gigapans...
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: An attempt at shooting a macro-ish gigapan of a rock sample
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  21. Pretty nice view of the air/water holes on the rock saw, though.

    Snapshot Title: Pretty nice view of the air/water holes on the rock saw, though.
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: An attempt at shooting a macro-ish gigapan of a rock sample
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    .



  22. Solution seam interrupts bedding

    Snapshot Title: Solution seam interrupts bedding
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: An attempt at shooting a macro-ish gigapan of a rock sample
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    This is why I shot this miserable wreck of a gigapan. I need a macro-gigapan rig!



  23. Tree stump

    Snapshot Title: Tree stump
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Upper beaver medows in snow
    Image Owner: mkuss15



    Description:

    with snow on top



  24. Bedding/cleavage relationships

    Snapshot Title: Bedding/cleavage relationships
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: West Lobe Quarry West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    These beds are right-side-up.



  25. Carrier of geometry

    Snapshot Title: Carrier of geometry
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: 360 view of Salt Lake City from the deck of the new Utah Museum of Natural History
    Image Owner: Tim Brown



    Description:

    "Where do you want these parallelograms, sir?"



  26. Outstanding

    Snapshot Title: Outstanding
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Moraine park 2 fall 2011
    Image Owner: mkuss15



    Description:

    in their field



  27. bags full of beer bottles

    Snapshot Title: bags full of beer bottles
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry, old route 55, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Some serious drinking in evidence here



  28. Fold hinge

    Snapshot Title: Fold hinge
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry, old route 55, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    strata curve around



  29. Mr E. coli & his favorite pencil

    Snapshot Title: Mr E. coli & his favorite pencil
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry, old route 55, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    make another appearance



  30. Mudcracks galore!

    Snapshot Title: Mudcracks galore!
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry, old route 55, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    For a deeper exploration of this wall, see:
    gigapan.org/gigapans/90685/



  31. Cave entrance with red sumac

    Snapshot Title: Cave entrance with red sumac
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry, old route 55, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    a big cave system, frequented by locals



  32. Pencil for scale

    Snapshot Title: Pencil for scale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry, old route 55, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    with cm demarcations



  33. Mr. E. coli

    Snapshot Title: Mr. E. coli
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry, old route 55, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    in a reclining pose.



  34. Old Route 55

    Snapshot Title: Old Route 55
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Mudcrack Wall, limestone quarry on Old Route 55, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    there it is



  35. Strong inheritance of polygonal geometry

    Snapshot Title: Strong inheritance of polygonal geometry
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Mudcrack Wall, limestone quarry on Old Route 55, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    over time, as revealed by 3D 'depth' sections



  36. Mud cracks!

    Snapshot Title: Mud cracks!
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Mudcrack Wall, limestone quarry on Old Route 55, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Polygonal slabs of carbonate mud due to shrinkage triggered by water evaporation.



  37. Gigapan supervisor

    Snapshot Title: Gigapan supervisor
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: West Lobe Quarry West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    with split face/helmet. Thanks stitcher!



  38. Jared sports the Pink Floyd sweatshirt

    Snapshot Title: Jared sports the Pink Floyd sweatshirt
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: West Lobe Quarry West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    And provides a sense of scale



  39. cm-demarcated pencil

    Snapshot Title: cm-demarcated pencil
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Mudcrack Wall, limestone quarry on Old Route 55, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    for scale



  40. Mr. E. coli

    Snapshot Title: Mr. E. coli
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Mudcrack Wall, limestone quarry on Old Route 55, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    says hello from Mudcrack Land



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