CCSF Fall 2009 / CNIT 132 Homework #3 - Graphics
The background image was taken by me as I walked around his neighborhood.
For use in this project, I have reduced all images in this project to 72 dpi x 72 dpi
and 8-bit color depth. To keep the thumbnail images from suffering any degradation,
I left them at 32-bit color depth.
This picture was taken as I was a passenger riding across the Golden Gate
Bridge. What you are looking at is an upwards angle at the base of one of
the towers of the bridge. The shot was taken through the sunroof and
I thought the perspective of the wires was really interesting. It's not
often I get to cross the bridge and not be driving at the time. Another
thing to take note of is the rich deep blue of the sky. Just lovely.
Do you remember the anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge ? The authorities
opened the bridge to the general public an people did things like have picnics
right there on the roadway. The bridge was PACKED with people! The bridge's resident
engineers were caught by surprise... with so much stationary weight on the bridge
surface, the upwards bow that is normally present in the roadway HAD FLATTENED OUT! They
were concerned the bridge might not handle all that stationary weight....
typically the bridge handles transitory weight. It is an easy would bet they will not
repeat that 'little stunt' again.
This is a picture taken of some kitchen items and old children's wooden blocks.
The picture was taken by Kevin Murphy using a Canon 620A 7.2 megpixel camera.
I really have come to more than just like this photo. It's use of color and
shapes and layout and I never realized how small the salt and pepper shakers
are until I saw them in real life. He has really enjoyed exploring his artistic
side by taking ordinary objects and composing them into interesting photographs
like this one which I call "kitchen". Sometimes he'll leave the image untouched
like this or sometimes he'll take Apple's iPhoto and throw unusual adjustments
into the color scheme to make the image suite his artistic interest. After you
click on the image to go to the larger version of this image, there are three click-on
areas in the image.
One in the first red plastic cup to the left, another is the
Starbuck's card in the bowl at the top of the image, and then the last clickable
area in the image is the top of the salt shaker in the third red cup from the left.
Try them all and see where they take you.