Welcome to the U.S. Antarctic Program Photo Library. Thousands of photos are available (complete with captions, credits and resolutions) for you to view and use.
The first seven Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered by chance in 1947 by Bedouin of the Ta'amra tribe, in a cave (later given the name "Cave 1") near Khirbet Qumran on the northwest shore of the Dead Sea. Now they are available in full detail, online. Feel the inclination to transcribe them yourself or click on each verse for a translation, this is amazing detail, enjoy.
Amazingly high resolution photo, literally speaks volumes (pun intended). Using your browser you can peruse the room, zoom in and read the title of most of the books, not to mention the details of the beautiful painting on the ceiling. The image is 280,000 x 140,000 pixels, approximately 40 gigapixels (40,000 megapixels). The photo is of the library within the Strahov Monastery in Prague, Czech Republic. Click on the photo and enjoy.
Weeks before the earthquake & fire in San Francisco, this amazingly high quality video gives some insight to the daily life before the tragedy.
You may recognize Bob Staake's illustrations from various children's books and other publications. He creates most of his elements from primitive shapes. I thought this was a very interesting albeit old school digital method of illustrating with Photoshop 3; Enjoy.
Clicking on the image above with take you to a relatively high resolution reprinted image (1932) of Jean Leon Gerome Ferris' depiction of The First Thanksgiving, painted between 1912-15.
Although I am a kid at heart, I have been in the graphics and media industry for over 25 years and the web since late in 1993. I have worked as a UX director, UI designer, web designer, creative director, art director, professor, illustrator, and graphic designer. In recent years, I have been concentrating on UX (User eXperience) and UI (User Interface) design