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Paul Heckbert's Snapshots

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  1. steaming vent

    Snapshot Title: steaming vent
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Kilauea - active flowfield - skylight in E tube
    Image Owner: Edwin Kite



    Description:



  2. people

    Snapshot Title: people
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Kilauea - active flowfield - skylight in E tube
    Image Owner: Edwin Kite



    Description:



  3. cafe scene

    Snapshot Title: cafe scene
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Belgium, Grand Place of Brussels, capital of Europe
    Image Owner: Paul Marnef



    Description:



  4. let's smirt!

    Snapshot Title: let's smirt!
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Belgium, Grand Place of Brussels, capital of Europe
    Image Owner: Paul Marnef



    Description:

    is that what it says?



  5. police / politie tape

    Snapshot Title: police / politie tape
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Belgium, Grand Place of Brussels, capital of Europe
    Image Owner: Paul Marnef



    Description:

    restaurant closed?



  6. rippled surface

    Snapshot Title: rippled surface
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Kilauea-active flowfield-fresh pahoehoe
    Image Owner: Edwin Kite



    Description:

    looks almost like tree trunk/roots



  7. ropy texture

    Snapshot Title: ropy texture
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Kilauea-active flowfield-fresh pahoehoe
    Image Owner: Edwin Kite



    Description:



  8. blob

    Snapshot Title: blob
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Kilauea-active flowfield-fresh pahoehoe
    Image Owner: Edwin Kite



    Description:

    bulge in the lava



  9. mark

    Snapshot Title: mark
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Andrew's Leap 2009
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    he appears to have issues



  10. CREATE Lab is in there

    Snapshot Title: CREATE Lab is in there
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: View from Cathedral of Learning (facing SE)
    Image Owner: Liz Eick



    Description:

    home of the GIgaPan web and stitcher teams

    see the view from inside there
    gigapan.org/viewGigapan.php?id=25386



  11. where Andrew's Leap group posed

    Snapshot Title: where Andrew's Leap group posed
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: View from Cathedral of Learning (facing SE)
    Image Owner: Liz Eick



    Description:

    see the world from this viewpoint
    gigapan.org/viewGigapan.php?id=27110



  12. Perennial Phlox

    Snapshot Title: Perennial Phlox
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: 'Fountains and Roses, Brooklyn Botanic Garden (garden3)'
    Image Owner: Rich Gibson



    Description:

    Phlox paniculata 'David'



  13. funny looking people

    Snapshot Title: funny looking people
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: 'Grand Army Plaza Memorial Arch - front view'
    Image Owner: Rich Gibson



    Description:



  14. TO THE DEFEERS OF THE UNION

    Snapshot Title: TO THE DEFEERS OF THE UNION
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: 'Grand Army Plaza Memorial Arch - front view'
    Image Owner: Rich Gibson



    Description:

    looks like there wasn't enough overlap in your images, resulting in this bad stitch job. maybe you didn't set the angle of view properly in Gigapan Setup?



  15. compound eye

    Snapshot Title: compound eye
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Small Parasitic Wasp
    Image Owner: Molly Gibson



    Description:

    has extended areas of hexagonal close packing



  16. what is it? do these "fans" help with eating?

    Snapshot Title: what is it? do these "fans" help with eating?
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Ant Head-Strumigenys vazimba
    Image Owner: Molly Gibson



    Description:

    beautiful



  17. nice hair

    Snapshot Title: nice hair
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Andrew's Leap 2009
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:



  18. Cathedral of Learning

    Snapshot Title: Cathedral of Learning
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Andrew's Leap 2009
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    at University of Pittsburgh

    see the view from there
    gigapan.org/viewGigapan.php?id=200



  19. top of Hamerschlag Hall

    Snapshot Title: top of Hamerschlag Hall
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Andrew's Leap 2009
    Image Owner: Paul Heckbert



    Description:

    where CMU Electrical Engineering is located



  20. neck joint

    Snapshot Title: neck joint
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Ant-Eutetramorium mocquerysi
    Image Owner: Molly Gibson



    Description:

    otherworldly



  21. looks like peeling paint

    Snapshot Title: looks like peeling paint
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Ant-Eutetramorium mocquerysi
    Image Owner: Molly Gibson



    Description:



  22. spiracle?

    Snapshot Title: spiracle?
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Ant-Eutetramorium mocquerysi
    Image Owner: Molly Gibson



    Description:

    hole for breathing?
    Here's the spiracle on a different ant: gigapan.org/viewConversation.php?id=12907



  23. ant claw

    Snapshot Title: ant claw
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Ant-Eutetramorium mocquerysi
    Image Owner: Molly Gibson



    Description:

    looks much like a bird talon, or cat's claw



  24. leg joint

    Snapshot Title: leg joint
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Ant-Eutetramorium mocquerysi
    Image Owner: Molly Gibson



    Description:



  25. cool texture

    Snapshot Title: cool texture
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Ant-Eutetramorium mocquerysi
    Image Owner: Molly Gibson



    Description:

    looks like Voronoi diagrams en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voronoi_diagram Will open in a new tab or window



  26. cool hairs

    Snapshot Title: cool hairs
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Ant-Eutetramorium mocquerysi
    Image Owner: Molly Gibson



    Description:

    wow



  27. leg joint

    Snapshot Title: leg joint
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Ant-Eutetramorium mocquerysi
    Image Owner: Molly Gibson



    Description:

    oops - lost a leg!



  28. compound eye

    Snapshot Title: compound eye
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Ant-Eutetramorium mocquerysi
    Image Owner: Molly Gibson



    Description:

    why the dark spots?



  29. torpedo car

    Snapshot Title: torpedo car
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Carrie Furnace 6-5-09
    Image Owner: Dan Holland



    Description:

    carried molten iron. see www.flickr.com/photos/10077757@N00/2210480152/in/set-72157603769561931 Will open in a new tab or window/



  30. ants

    Snapshot Title: ants
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Lyon Arboretum Plant Tissue Culture Growing Room2
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    they've got an ant problem



  31. phone book cover

    Snapshot Title: phone book cover
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Lyon Arboretum Plant Tissue Culture Growing Room2
    Image Owner: Richard Palmer



    Description:

    placed there during gigapanning to preserve some private info?



  32. tower on Hamerschlag Hall

    Snapshot Title: tower on Hamerschlag Hall
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens
    Image Owner: paul g wiegman



    Description:

    at Carnegie Mellon University



  33. snake jumping over the Cathedral of Learning!

    Snapshot Title: snake jumping over the Cathedral of Learning!
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens
    Image Owner: paul g wiegman



    Description:

    It's a big 'un! Must be a python!

    Actually, it looks like you have "snakes" in every input image, unfortunately. Dust in lens?



  34. meandering stream in the valley

    Snapshot Title: meandering stream in the valley
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Rocky Mountain National Park
    Image Owner: Sarah Sharpe



    Description:



  35. no Golden Gate Bridge

    Snapshot Title: no Golden Gate Bridge
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: San Francisco in Ruins
    Image Owner: Ted Morse



    Description:

    It was built later, in 1937



  36. skylight in ceiling

    Snapshot Title: skylight in ceiling
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Library of Congress - Great Hall
    Image Owner: Pinkerton Matthew



    Description:



  37. quote from Bacon

    Snapshot Title: quote from Bacon
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Library of Congress Reading Room
    Image Owner: Pinkerton Matthew



    Description:

    The inquiry, knowledge, and belief of truth is the sovereign good of human nature. — Bacon, Essays, Of Truth

    see myloc.gov/ExhibitSpaces/MainReadingRoom/SymbolicStatues/Pages/default.aspx Will open in a new tab or window



  38. restrooms for customers only

    Snapshot Title: restrooms for customers only
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Demolition of Building in 100 Block as seen from Moose Building, Homestead, PA 6-22-09
    Image Owner: Dan Holland



    Description:

    ATM inside
    water $.50
    pop $1.00
    red bull $2.00



  39. happy woman

    Snapshot Title: happy woman
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Demolition of Building in 100 Block as seen from Moose Building, Homestead, PA 6-22-09
    Image Owner: Dan Holland



    Description:

    who probably doesn't live in this neighborhood



  40. mcmansions in the distance

    Snapshot Title: mcmansions in the distance
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Demolition of Building in 100 Block as seen from Moose Building, Homestead, PA 6-22-09
    Image Owner: Dan Holland



    Description:

    at Summerset at Frick Park



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