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Paul Heckbert's Snapshots

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  1. 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



  2. 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?



  3. 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:



  4. 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



  5. skylight in ceiling

    Snapshot Title: skylight in ceiling
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

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



    Description:



  6. 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



  7. 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



  8. 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



  9. 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



  10. reflection in glass

    Snapshot Title: reflection in glass
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Phipps Conservatory - Sustainable Gardens
    Image Owner: paul g wiegman



    Description:



  11. inscription

    Snapshot Title: inscription
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Mosaic Kourion
    Image Owner: Maria Luisa Crawford



    Description:

    I found a translation at commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mosaic_,_complex_of_Eustolios_,_Kourion_2006.jpg Will open in a new tab or window



  12. bird

    Snapshot Title: bird
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Mosaic Kourion
    Image Owner: Maria Luisa Crawford



    Description:

    what species?



  13. swastika

    Snapshot Title: swastika
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Mosaic Kourion
    Image Owner: Maria Luisa Crawford



    Description:

    if you want to think of it that way



  14. 3D icon

    Snapshot Title: 3D icon
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Mosaic Kourion
    Image Owner: Maria Luisa Crawford



    Description:

    in an earlier technology



  15. antenna joint

    Snapshot Title: antenna joint
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Ant-Proceratium MG03
    Image Owner: Molly Gibson



    Description:

    Looks like something from a Giger painting: www.hrgiger.com Will open in a new tab or window/



  16. compound eye

    Snapshot Title: compound eye
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Ant-Proceratium MG03
    Image Owner: Molly Gibson



    Description:



  17. clump of hairs between segments

    Snapshot Title: clump of hairs between segments
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Ant-Proceratium MG03
    Image Owner: Molly Gibson



    Description:

    (at center of snapshot) what are they?



  18. hairs!

    Snapshot Title: hairs!
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Ant-Proceratium MG03
    Image Owner: Molly Gibson



    Description:

    almost like porcupine quills



  19. Russell's Spoken English

    Snapshot Title: Russell's Spoken English
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: CHARMINAR AT DAWN
    Image Owner: Ravinder Reddy Duggempudi



    Description:

    or is it Broken English?



  20. BIG TV

    Snapshot Title: BIG TV
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: CHARMINAR AT DAWN
    Image Owner: Ravinder Reddy Duggempudi



    Description:

    satellite dish



  21. PNC Park

    Snapshot Title: PNC Park
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Pittsburgh at night
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:

    baseball stadium



  22. Carnegie Science Center

    Snapshot Title: Carnegie Science Center
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Pittsburgh at night
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:

    with submarine in river, in foreground



  23. top of the PPG building

    Snapshot Title: top of the PPG building
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Pittsburgh at night
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:

    and the US Steel building (with UPMC sign) beyond



  24. Smithfield St Bridge

    Snapshot Title: Smithfield St Bridge
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Pittsburgh at night
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:



  25. Fort Pitt Bridge

    Snapshot Title: Fort Pitt Bridge
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Pittsburgh at night
    Image Owner: Illah Nourbakhsh



    Description:



  26. snake going over the falls

    Snapshot Title: snake going over the falls
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Ohiopyle Falls on the Youghiogheny River
    Image Owner: paul g wiegman



    Description:

    :-)



  27. lamps under platform

    Snapshot Title: lamps under platform
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Ohiopyle Falls on the Youghiogheny River
    Image Owner: paul g wiegman



    Description:

    acting like mirrors?



  28. nice legs

    Snapshot Title: nice legs
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Ohiopyle Falls on the Youghiogheny River
    Image Owner: paul g wiegman



    Description:



  29. boy pointing across the river

    Snapshot Title: boy pointing across the river
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Ohiopyle Falls on the Youghiogheny River
    Image Owner: paul g wiegman



    Description:



  30. Rorschach test?

    Snapshot Title: Rorschach test?
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Ohiopyle Falls on the Youghiogheny River
    Image Owner: paul g wiegman



    Description:

    I see the head of an angry pig, facing left



  31. lichen

    Snapshot Title: lichen
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Ohiopyle Falls on the Youghiogheny River
    Image Owner: paul g wiegman



    Description:

    on rock



  32. two guys by riverbank

    Snapshot Title: two guys by riverbank
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Ohiopyle Falls on the Youghiogheny River
    Image Owner: paul g wiegman



    Description:

    upstream of the falls



  33. viewing platforms

    Snapshot Title: viewing platforms
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Ohiopyle Falls on the Youghiogheny River
    Image Owner: paul g wiegman



    Description:

    east of Ohiopyle Falls



  34. two kayakers

    Snapshot Title: two kayakers
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Ohiopyle Falls on the Youghiogheny River
    Image Owner: paul g wiegman



    Description:

    downstream



  35. a kayaker?

    Snapshot Title: a kayaker?
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Ohiopyle Falls - Ohiopyle, PA
    Image Owner: paul g wiegman



    Description:

    in center of picture?



  36. bicycle bridge for Great Allegheny Passage

    Snapshot Title: bicycle bridge for Great Allegheny Passage
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Ohiopyle Falls - Ohiopyle, PA
    Image Owner: paul g wiegman



    Description:

    Here's a view of the same bridge from the other direction: gigapan.org/viewGigapan.php?id=25766



  37. apparition

    Snapshot Title: apparition
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Ohiopyle Falls - Ohiopyle, PA
    Image Owner: paul g wiegman



    Description:

    the Ghost of Ohiopyle!



  38. couple by riverbank

    Snapshot Title: couple by riverbank
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Ohiopyle Falls - Ohiopyle, PA
    Image Owner: paul g wiegman



    Description:

    upstream of the falls



  39. viewpoint of an earlier gigapan

    Snapshot Title: viewpoint of an earlier gigapan
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Ohiopyle Falls - Ohiopyle, PA
    Image Owner: paul g wiegman



    Description:

    It appears that this May 2009 gigapan (with exposure problems)

    gigapan.org/viewGigapan.php?id=22318

    was shot from this location on the platform



  40. a lot of water!

    Snapshot Title: a lot of water!
    Taken by: Paul Heckbert

    Image: Ohiopyle Falls - Ohiopyle, PA
    Image Owner: paul g wiegman



    Description:

    wow



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