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Illah Nourbakhsh's Snapshots

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  1. Nuts for cracking

    Snapshot Title: Nuts for cracking
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Tavazo-e-Bustan Nut Store
    Image Owner: Payam Rahmani



    Description:

    One form of Ajil is these nuts in-shell that guests will eat and, with decades of practice, shell with their mouths, without the aid of their hands at all- no kidding- just emitting from their lips th...



  2. Ajil Shereen

    Snapshot Title: Ajil Shereen
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Tavazo-e-Bustan Nut Store
    Image Owner: Payam Rahmani



    Description:

    Sweet mixed nuts- pre-mixed and for sale. Put these on the table along with some hot black tea and you have the perfect Persian welcoming that the host provides when guests arrive.



  3. Pistachio - Snow

    Snapshot Title: Pistachio - Snow
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Tavazo-e-Bustan Nut Store
    Image Owner: Payam Rahmani



    Description:

    Pistachios are to Iranians like Snow is to Eskimos. They are a deep part of our culture. There are many varieties, many drying and salting methods, and they all taste absolutely fabulous- nothing like...



  4. Tavazo

    Snapshot Title: Tavazo
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Tavazo-e-Bustan Nut Store
    Image Owner: Payam Rahmani



    Description:

    Tavazo means scale- and this store is probably the most famous nut and dried goods store in Tehran. Dried nuts are incredibly important in Iranian culture. When someone comes over, you provide hot tea...



  5. Tree Army!

    Snapshot Title: Tree Army!
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: FPUF Strategic Planning 1
    Image Owner: caitlin lenahan



    Description:

    Here are a set of trees the tree army are planting:
    gigapan.org/gigapans/37042/



  6. ID?

    Snapshot Title: ID?
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Back Bay Preserve
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:

    I wonder what these primitive-looking plants are. Reminiscent of some fynbos.



  7. Succulents

    Snapshot Title: Succulents
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Back Bay Preserve
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:

    Desert-like succulents very near the ocean



  8. Entrance sign

    Snapshot Title: Entrance sign
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Back Bay Preserve
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:

    Back bay science center entrance sign



  9. Here's Brian!

    Snapshot Title: Here's Brian!
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Gigapan workshop after dinner at Phipps Conservatory
    Image Owner: Brian Yamamoto



    Description:

    Hello brian



  10. The Little Prince in autumn

    Snapshot Title: The Little Prince in autumn
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Fall Leaves
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:

    Maybe bugs see this perspective...



  11. You're wondering what!?

    Snapshot Title: You're wondering what!?
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Hinaningyo (Hinan-Doll) in outdoor
    Image Owner: akihiro takahashi



    Description:

    Rosemary conditioner.



  12. Augh!

    Snapshot Title: Augh!
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Off our balcony at Hotel Liro in Vlore, Albania
    Image Owner: Michael Hussey



    Description:

    Someone misplaced the rear half of my kayak. This doesn't feel right now!



  13. Waiting for the robot

    Snapshot Title: Waiting for the robot
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: PC-09-PR-D2-GIGAPAN-artmuseum1
    Image Owner: Pine Ridge



    Description:

    Both children patiently waited in the chairs until the robot turned to face them and recorded this image.



  14. The old and the new

    Snapshot Title: The old and the new
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: PC-09-PR-D2-GIGAPAN-artmuseum1
    Image Owner: Pine Ridge



    Description:

    Small child in foreground, pacing around the GigaPan tripod cheering with "Robot! Robot!" with three paintings of historical native figures in the background.



  15. Students, not tourists!

    Snapshot Title: Students, not tourists!
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: PC-09-PR-D2-GIGAPAN-outsidetp3
    Image Owner: Pine Ridge



    Description:

    South Dakota interior design students are visiting Wounded Knee and other sites of memorial in this area and will then take on the exercise of designing a space for memorial and reflection for this ar...



  16. statue feature

    Snapshot Title: statue feature
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Badlands
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:

    Looks like the statue of liberty



  17. Coal Mine

    Snapshot Title: Coal Mine
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Coal Mine revealed
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:

    Old coal mine (background) and excavated coal pillars that were holding hte roofs of the coal mine up.



  18. Elephants at drink

    Snapshot Title: Elephants at drink
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Addo Elephant Park
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:

    Look for the warthog to the right. No luck getting a drink, time and time again.



  19. Yummy tree

    Snapshot Title: Yummy tree
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Addo Elephant Park
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:

    This tree is a favorite of the elephants. We tasted it too- full of water in the leaves and quite delicious- a bit sour like a lemon. I have forgotten its name, but eating it was quite enjoyable.



  20. Night Fever

    Snapshot Title: Night Fever
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: San Francisco October Night
    Image Owner: chad pfarr



    Description:

    it looks like magic, my eyes are astonished



  21. incomplete bridge

    Snapshot Title: incomplete bridge
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: View from Table Mountain, Cape Town
    Image Owner: Zoltan Sylvester



    Description:

    where is this bridge going to? how long has it been like this? does any cars drive on it?



  22. Toilet

    Snapshot Title: Toilet
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Soweto South Africa
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:

    Do you guyz have toilets in your houses aswell?



  23. Fires

    Snapshot Title: Fires
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Soweto South Africa
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:

    Why is there so much fires



  24. smokey

    Snapshot Title: smokey
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Soweto South Africa
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:

    why is there so much fires?ebie.f



  25. VERY BEAUTIFUL GARDEN

    Snapshot Title: VERY BEAUTIFUL GARDEN
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Soweto South Africa
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:

    THAT'S THE RESULT OF LOOKING AFTER YOUR GARDEN



  26. Fire

    Snapshot Title: Fire
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Soweto South Africa
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:

    what is it that was burning at that time?



  27. busy park......

    Snapshot Title: busy park......
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Soweto South Africa
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:

    looks like fun



  28. toilet

    Snapshot Title: toilet
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Soweto South Africa
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:

    Is all toilets in Soweto outside?



  29. Spy

    Snapshot Title: Spy
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Soweto South Africa
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:

    What was the lady doing while they were plastering the wall



  30. block

    Snapshot Title: block
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Soweto South Africa
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:

    you can see each block of houses clearly. well organised



  31. makhetha's?

    Snapshot Title: makhetha's?
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Soweto South Africa
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:

    makhetha's what?



  32. ISIKOROKORO

    Snapshot Title: ISIKOROKORO
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Soweto South Africa
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:

    KEEPING IT ELOXIONI. FROM NELSON IN KHAYELITSHA, CAPE TOWN



  33. taxi

    Snapshot Title: taxi
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Soweto South Africa
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:

    In soweto this is our way of getting around



  34. sunsilk

    Snapshot Title: sunsilk
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Soweto South Africa
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:

    where you can get your hair looking sleek as by a normal salon. home brewed is the best. bianca athlone high



  35. white house

    Snapshot Title: white house
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Soweto South Africa
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:

    what is this place? hospital?



  36. street roamers

    Snapshot Title: street roamers
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Soweto South Africa
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:

    looking for?



  37. fires

    Snapshot Title: fires
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Soweto South Africa
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:

    the streets are smoking ?lol. bianca, athlone high school



  38. house with a beautiful roof

    Snapshot Title: house with a beautiful roof
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Soweto South Africa
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:

    you don't see these everyday or do you?



  39. Travel

    Snapshot Title: Travel
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Soweto South Africa
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:

    Where does the people walking in the picture go to?



  40. lego blocks

    Snapshot Title: lego blocks
    Taken by: Illah Nourbakhsh

    Image: Soweto South Africa
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:

    why does it look like lego blocks



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