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Tom Simonite's Snapshots

  1. Nice composition

    Snapshot Title: Nice composition
    Taken by: Tom Simonite

    Image: Insect Drawer (scarabs) Take 2
    Image Owner: NCSU Insect Museum ncsuinsectmuseum



    Description:

    Really like the way the labels, pins and beetles all come together from this angle.



  2. Diatoms?

    Snapshot Title: Diatoms?
    Taken by: Tom Simonite

    Image: Barnacle
    Image Owner: Molly Gibson



    Description:

    Could they be diatoms?



  3. Last meal?

    Snapshot Title: Last meal?
    Taken by: Tom Simonite

    Image: Ant
    Image Owner: Molly Gibson



    Description:

    Looks like it's got something stuck in its teeth/mandibles



  4. Please respect all living creatures

    Snapshot Title: Please respect all living creatures
    Taken by: Tom Simonite

    Image: Abney Park Cemetery
    Image Owner: Tom Simonite



    Description:

    Wenworth

    Please respect
    all living creatures
    do not harm them
    by cruelty or neglect

    Stanley H. Wentworth
    18 Oct 1920 -



  5. An insect!

    Snapshot Title: An insect!
    Taken by: Tom Simonite

    Image: Frabel Longfellows at Phipps
    Image Owner: Richard Piacentini



    Description:



  6. Antlers

    Snapshot Title: Antlers
    Taken by: Tom Simonite

    Image: Orchid room at Phipps
    Image Owner: Tom Simonite



    Description:



  7. Herbivory

    Snapshot Title: Herbivory
    Taken by: Tom Simonite

    Image: from dark to light
    Image Owner: Mark Bauman



    Description:

    Something has been eating this leaf!



  8. Shadow bird

    Snapshot Title: Shadow bird
    Taken by: Tom Simonite

    Image: Early morning Phipps
    Image Owner: Tom Simonite



    Description:

    A bird was captured in one shot, and almost completely wiped out during the blending.



  9. Gingko?

    Snapshot Title: Gingko?
    Taken by: Tom Simonite

    Image: from dark to light
    Image Owner: Mark Bauman



    Description:

    This looks like a Gingko (maiden hair) tree - is it?



  10. Wired for what?

    Snapshot Title: Wired for what?
    Taken by: Tom Simonite

    Image: Trailing moss at Phipps
    Image Owner: Tom Simonite



    Description:

    This tree is electric



  11. Banding

    Snapshot Title: Banding
    Taken by: Tom Simonite

    Image: Fountain at Phipps Conservatory, Pittsburgh
    Image Owner: Chris Beard



    Description:

    This is a great gigapan - but what causes this banding in the sky? Is it due to auto-exposure?



  12. Christopher Beard

    Snapshot Title: Christopher Beard
    Taken by: Tom Simonite

    Image: Carnegie Music Hall Foyer
    Image Owner: Tom Lauwers



    Description:

    Chistopher Beard is curator of vertebrate paleontology at Carnegie Museum of Natural History, and a Fine Outreach for Science Gigapan fellow

    See his gigapans here
    gigapan.org/viewProfile.php?u...



  13. What lies beneath

    Snapshot Title: What lies beneath
    Taken by: Tom Simonite

    Image: Phipps canopy
    Image Owner: Tom Simonite



    Description:

    Nice layering/backlight



  14. Bite mark

    Snapshot Title: Bite mark
    Taken by: Tom Simonite

    Image: Striped leaves
    Image Owner: Tom Simonite



    Description:

    Did a visitor get hungry?