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  1. Tent sails

    Snapshot Title: Tent sails
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: The New 31st Street Chicago Harbor
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    These tents, which resemble boat sails, mark an upper picnic area and view of the skyline



  2. Foam

    Snapshot Title: Foam
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: The New 31st Street Chicago Harbor
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    All these chromatic surfaces are made of super soft rubber foam



  3. Security for the NATO chicago summit

    Snapshot Title: Security for the NATO chicago summit
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: The New 31st Street Chicago Harbor
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    The gates, orange barricades and the huge blue dump truck all blocked off road traffic even though this is about a mile away from the summit at the McCormick Place. The guards in the car were most lik...



  4. McCormick Place

    Snapshot Title: McCormick Place
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: The New 31st Street Chicago Harbor
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    Convention Center in Chicago. The NATO summit was wrapping up when this gigapan was taken. President Obama's 3 helicopters swooped in and descended over there while I was here and a military helicopte...



  5. Landscapers

    Snapshot Title: Landscapers
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: The New 31st Street Chicago Harbor
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    They were there watering the grass and trees



  6. cool trees

    Snapshot Title: cool trees
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: The New 31st Street Chicago Harbor
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    psychodelic



  7. U.S. Coast Guard

    Snapshot Title: U.S. Coast Guard
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: The New 31st Street Chicago Harbor
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    in Lake Michigan???



  8. Climbing Wall

    Snapshot Title: Climbing Wall
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: The New 31st Street Chicago Harbor
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    At only about 10 to 12 feet tall, its mostly meant for kids



  9. sunset eclipse

    Snapshot Title: sunset eclipse
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Solar Eclipse Sunset 20May2012
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    from chicago



  10. Picasso Lives!!!

    Snapshot Title: Picasso Lives!!!
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

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



    Description:

    And he simply painted portraits



  11. Rule 1

    Snapshot Title: Rule 1
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Second City UIC Anthropology Conference Poster Session
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    always stand still for a panoramic shot.



  12. Male violence

    Snapshot Title: Male violence
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Second City UIC Anthropology Conference Poster Session
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    How could this NOT be good?



  13. Posters

    Snapshot Title: Posters
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Second City UIC Anthropology Conference Poster Session
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    The posters were very interesting and informative. The undergraduate students all did a very good job.



  14. What happened to her legs ?!?

    Snapshot Title: What happened to her legs ?!?
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Second City Anthropology Conference Room 1171 BSB
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    Okay, so two different people occupied the same space as the camera was passing through. A much taller guy stood there after the girl left, but the stitching software fused the photos



  15. Comfortable couch

    Snapshot Title: Comfortable couch
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

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



    Description:

    But doesn't that encourage nodding off during a long lecture?



  16. 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???



  17. 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



  18. 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



  19. 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.



  20. 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



  21. 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 . . .



  22. The constelltion Hydra

    Snapshot Title: The constelltion Hydra
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Constellations
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    I think



  23. 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



  24. 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



  25. 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...



  26. 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



  27. 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



  28. except for this

    Snapshot Title: except for this
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Sun Halo
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    just joking.



  29. 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



  30. 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 ...



  31. 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...



  32. The Sun

    Snapshot Title: The Sun
    Taken by: Christopher Davis

    Image: Sun Halo
    Image Owner: Christopher Davis



    Description:

    Not much to explore here



  33. 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



  34. 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



  35. 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



  36. 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



  37. 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



  38. 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 . . .



  39. 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



  40. 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



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