Yale University Library – Reflections on Bindings

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Exhibit at Yale last year using Reflectance Transformation Imaging to reveal “details unattainable by traditional methods and the naked eye,” on blind-stamped German books’ bindings from the 15th – 18th centuries.

Click through the multiple tabs for info about the exhibit, RTI, and research results.

 http://guides.library.yale.edu/rti_law

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Download 100,000 Free Art Images in High-Resolution from The Getty

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Drone captures Harvard’s campus in winter

Drone captures Harvard’s campus in winter:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rqxZE0dPeKE&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=hu-facebook-general

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Photoshop turned 25!

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Better be nice to your computer.

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The Smithsonian turned to conveyor belts, cameras to digitize its many artifacts

from the Washington Post

We’re using a conveyor belt system to digitize these. We bring out 30 or 40 boxes a day, set them at the end of the conveyor belt, and one of the operators will pull out one sheet after another and put them on the conveyor belt. They go down the conveyor belt to the shoot station, where there is an 80-megapixel camera. The proof will then stop at the end of the conveyor belt, and the conveyor belt stops until the operator at the end of the conveyor belt pulls it off and puts it back in a box.

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Discarded Books, Recovered Nostalgia

http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/06/17/discarded-books-recovered-nostalgia/?smid=nytimesphoto&_r=0

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Tracking Down Lewis Hine’s Forgotten Child Laborers

A compelling story:

http://lightbox.time.com/2013/11/27/tracking-down-lewis-hines-forgotten-child-laborers/#1

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Guy Laramée’s beautiful landscapes carved from old books

Guy Laramée’s beautiful landscapes carved from old books:
http://www.featureshoot.com/2014/11/guy-laramees-book-sculptures/

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