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  1. Gigapan reflection

    Snapshot Title: Gigapan reflection
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Second City Anthropology Conference Room 1115 BSB
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    the walls are glass but the hallway is dark , so it creates a mirror. But where is the photographer???



  2. Mmmmm Doooonuuuuuts (argghhlll)

    Snapshot Title: Mmmmm Doooonuuuuuts (argghhlll)
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Second City Anthropology Conference Breakfast and break room
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    Not very healthy for breakfast, though



  3. Welcome

    Snapshot Title: Welcome
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Second City Anthropology Conference Breakfast and break room
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    Second City Anthropology Conference



  4. Dr. Neil Smith

    Snapshot Title: Dr. Neil Smith
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Second City Anthropology Conference
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    From The City University of New York.



  5. Dr. Neil Smith

    Snapshot Title: Dr. Neil Smith
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Second City Anthropology Conference
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    Anthropologist and Geographer



  6. Conference schedule

    Snapshot Title: Conference schedule
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Second City UIC Anthropology Conference Room 3160 BSB
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    that's a weird place to put it . . .



  7. The constelltion Hydra

    Snapshot Title: The constelltion Hydra
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Constellations
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    I think



  8. Canis Minor?

    Snapshot Title: Canis Minor?
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Constellations
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    I think. It's so hard to keep my bearings



  9. Milky Way

    Snapshot Title: Milky Way
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Constellations
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    Part of it at least. It continues down from the right corner of this snapshot



  10. Tail of Centaurus

    Snapshot Title: Tail of Centaurus
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Constellations
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    The rest of the constellation, with Alpha centauri, the closest star to our sun, is just to the left of here. I have a gigapan of that area, but as dark as this is, with the moon, that gigapan would b...



  11. Southern Cross (Crux)

    Snapshot Title: Southern Cross (Crux)
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Constellations
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    constellation called crux, lso known as southern cross



  12. Crescent Moon

    Snapshot Title: Crescent Moon
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Constellations
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    But it seems much bigger because the exposure time was 15 seconds



  13. except for this

    Snapshot Title: except for this
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Sun Halo
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    just joking.



  14. definately aberration

    Snapshot Title: definately aberration
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Sun Halo
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    this is almost a mirror image of the snapshot I took on the right hand panel. So the most reasonable explanation is that all of these are light aberrations, no planets, no stars, no supernova, no UFO



  15. They can't all be aberrations

    Snapshot Title: They can't all be aberrations
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Sun Halo
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    the one to the lower left certainly is. The one to the upper right probably is too because it is in the same linear path as the sun and the one to the left. Mybe it's a planet too but I only have two ...



  16. Hexagon

    Snapshot Title: Hexagon
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Sun Halo
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    These hexagons appear often and i'm not sure if it is the bit cpture of the digital camera or if it is an opticl illusion so to speak, of the light. What I mean by optical illusion is that if you look...



  17. The Sun

    Snapshot Title: The Sun
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Sun Halo
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    Not much to explore here



  18. or UFO's

    Snapshot Title: or UFO's
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Sun Halo
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    to find out why I keep mentioning UFO's visit www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjpRQuQKa64 Will open in a new tab or window



  19. Light aberration

    Snapshot Title: Light aberration
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Sun Halo
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    This is certainly light aberration from the sun reflecting through the lens of the camera



  20. price of admission

    Snapshot Title: price of admission
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Dia dos Mortos-Santa Isabela Cemiterio-Belem Brasil-2Nov2011
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    In America's capitalist society today, such a turn out of people would prompt cemeteries to start charging admission



  21. prayer circle?

    Snapshot Title: prayer circle?
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Dia dos Mortos-Santa Isabela Cemiterio-Belem Brasil-2Nov2011
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    I imagine they are all bowing in prayer



  22. much better than the digital zoom image

    Snapshot Title: much better than the digital zoom image
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Dia dos Mortos-Santa Isabela Cemiterio-Belem Brasil-2Nov2011
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    This image has clearer detail. This man is putting a candle on the grave



  23. Balloons at a cemetery?

    Snapshot Title: Balloons at a cemetery?
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Dia dos Mortos-Santa Isabela Cemiterio-Belem Brasil-2Nov2011
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    Sends sort of a mixed signal . . .



  24. No matter how rich or poor

    Snapshot Title: No matter how rich or poor
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: "Day of the Dead" Saint Isabel Cemetery in Brazil 2Nov2011
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    these graves too received flowers and visitors



  25. Crowded

    Snapshot Title: Crowded
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: "Day of the Dead" Saint Isabel Cemetery in Brazil 2Nov2011
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    It gets really crowded here. Not even on days when there are funerals have I seen these many people in a cemetery



  26. they just work here

    Snapshot Title: they just work here
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: "Day of the Dead" Saint Isabel Cemetery in Brazil 2Nov2011
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    I think



  27. kind of creepy

    Snapshot Title: kind of creepy
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: "Day of the Dead" Saint Isabel Cemetery in Brazil 2Nov2011
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    to see this guy standing alone in a crowded cemetery



  28. family event

    Snapshot Title: family event
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: "Day of the Dead" Saint Isabel Cemetery in Brazil 2Nov2011
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    Lots of people brought the entire family



  29. Funeral Vendors

    Snapshot Title: Funeral Vendors
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: "Day of the Dead" Saint Isabel Cemetery in Brazil 2Nov2011
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    Under the white canopy, they usually sell flowers or candles to put on the grave



  30. Road Block

    Snapshot Title: Road Block
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: "Day of the Dead" Saint Isabel Cemetery in Brazil 2Nov2011
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    They take this day serious



  31. Ancient Stone Masons?

    Snapshot Title: Ancient Stone Masons?
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Excavation Painel do Pilao Stone wall
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    These grooves are not natural formations. These lines were carved into the wall, my best guess was in order to flatten the wall, make it rectangular. These grooves were almost entirely buried under so...



  32. Paupers graves

    Snapshot Title: Paupers graves
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: South American City Planning - Amazonian City Belem, Brazil
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    These are graves for the poor and they are on the far eastern side of the cemetery, next to the poorer section of town. Some of these are broken into by homeless people who sleep in them at night. For...



  33. also wearing orange

    Snapshot Title: also wearing orange
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: South American City Planning - Amazonian City Belem, Brazil
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    but this clearly is not a sanitation uniform



  34. The Dragon's Spine

    Snapshot Title: The Dragon's Spine
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Archaeological Excavation Unit 1
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    This was the base of the excavation pit. It is a massive orange-colored sedimentary rock that has formed a line of corundum (most likely) crystal deposits. The purpleish hue of the gems in contrast to...



  35. Artificial Barrier

    Snapshot Title: Artificial Barrier
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Archaeological Excavation Unit 1
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    This line of rocks was placed here intentionally, t prevent further collapse of this wall. but the small rocks below this are "in situ". The age of these layers are not yet known but are believed to e...



  36. Lithic artifacts trapped in the wall

    Snapshot Title: Lithic artifacts trapped in the wall
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Archaeological Excavation Unit 1
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    these are lithic fragments that we removed from the wall later, after this photo. They are beneath a huge boulder on a wal that was unstable so we didn't want the wall to collapse while removing them ...



  37. Relax . . .

    Snapshot Title: Relax . . .
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Belem Plaza during Carnival weekend 2011
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    It's just a painting



  38. Snow mound

    Snapshot Title: Snow mound
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Chicago Blizzard (Snowmageddon 2011)
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    The snow plows clearing the snow from the parking lot dumped it here, creating a mound higher than the 8 foot tall wall.



  39. Car abandoned

    Snapshot Title: Car abandoned
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Chicago Blizzard (Snowmageddon 2011)
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    This car was stuck on Michigan Avenue, in the middle of the road. It remained stuck for over 24 hours until a tow truck removed it



  40. Another bird-like image

    Snapshot Title: Another bird-like image
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Gruta 15 de Março
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    similar to the larger one titled "Wallpainting 2"



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