Sunday, March 29, 2015

Cool Image Share images

Some cool image share images:


(animated stereo) Ruins of Paper Mill, 1865
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Image by Thiophene_Guy
To see the animated version scroll down to the first comment or view original size (click all sizes).

The Library of Congress website offers a multitude of historical images, many with no know restrictions on use. The April 1865 stereograph, by Alexander Gardner, is titled Richmond, Va. Ruins of paper mill; wrecked paper-making machinery in foreground.

Copyright
The purpose here is not to duplicate the original image, from the Library of Congress website, but to generate a downloadable animated gif to assist viewing and presentation. The original image has no known restrictions on use. Web page for this image at the Library of Congress: loc.gov/pictures/item/cwp2003000667/PP

Derivative details
The digital image was rotated until level (arbitrary) and the borders were cropped. Subsequent image rotation, resizing, alignment, and animated gif generation done with StereoPhotoMaker, a freeware program by Masuji Suto & David Sykes.


(animated stereo) Triptych: Shooting the Chutes at Coney Island, NY (1904, 2 of 3)
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Image by Thiophene_Guy
To see the medium animated scroll down to the second image in the triptych below; to see the large view original size (look above in the "all sizes" or the "share this" menu).

The Library of Congress website offers a multitude of historical images, many with no known restrictions on use. The 1904 H. C. White Co.stereograph is titled Looking over Dreamland from the top of the Shoot the Chutes, Coney Island, N.Y.

Dreamland was an amusement park at Coney Island from 1904-1911, when it was destroyed by fire and not rebuilt. Luna Park, the adjacent park where this water slide was located, operated from 1903-1944 when it was destroyed by fire and not rebuilt.

Other places of interest:
View other animated stereo triptychs.
View other animated stereo Coney Island images.

Copyright Advisory
The purpose here is not to duplicate the original image, from the Library of Congress website, but to generate a downloadable animated gif to assist viewing and presentation. The original image has no known restrictions on use. Library of Congress web address for this image: www.loc.gov/pictures/item/91729734 .

Technical details
The digital image was rotated until level (arbitrary) and the borders were cropped. Subsequent image rotation, resizing, alignment, and animated gif generation done with StereoPhotoMaker, a freeware program by Masuji Suto & David Sykes. Some distortion remains that could not be corrected.