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Mar 05

Images of New Deal Utopias, including Greenbelt MD, just down the road from College Park, are featured on this New York Times Blog. http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/ A brief History of Greenbelt as told by guest blogger, Lucinda Philumalee. As a historic preservation student at the University of Maryland, the nearby city of Greenbelt, Maryland is a local […]

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Dec 07

The Flip Video (2.2 x 1.2 x 4.2 inches) records up to 120 minutes of video.  It uses two AA batteries and is simple to operate with a power button on the side and a red record button in the center. The Canon Vixia HFM40 camcorder records video on a 8GB memory card.  Files can […]

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Dec 07

The Visual Resources Collection in room 1107 has all kinds of equipment that students may borrow. You must sign out the equipment and then return it, either within a few hours or overnight. Clockwise from top left: The 14.1 mega pixel black Panasonic Lumix ZS8 has 16x optical zoom, an 8gb memory card, and operates […]

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Nov 23

The Visual Resources Collection has various items for student use, besides images. All of these items must be signed out, and should be returned in the same condition that you received them. All items can be borrowed by the hour or overnight. Future Blog posts will focus on individual items, with pictures!! Point-and-Shoot Cameras. We […]

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Nov 23

It is important to photograph your models soon after you complete them.  Drawings generated digitally can always be saved – in multiple places – but models have a way of getting dusty, losing parts, or molding in your parents’ basement. Therefore you should photograph models pretty much immediately after finishing them.  Whites will be whiter, […]

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Nov 09

Here in the Visual Resources Collection we are taking an inventory of everything in the room. We have LCD projectors, slide projectors, cameras, video cameras, light sets, some books and travel guides; even film cameras of the Nikon variety. However, the slides, slides, slides, are what I have in the most quantity.  Now, slides are […]

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