Category: Photography

Mapping Movement Continues!

Peter Nekola (Assistant Director of the Center for the History of Cartography, Newberry Library) and I have been hard at work...
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Digitizing the Newberry Library’s map treasures…

Over the past year we’ve been working with the Newberry Library to digitize some of their vast collection of map resources....
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For the anniversary of the fire, a fire Sale (FREE) on the Chicago Fire Historical app –

The Chicago Fire app is free on the appstore. If you haven’t downloaded it yet, get it now! This app features...
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IPR NEC is under way at Norris

For the third time in as many years the whole of our NUIT AMPS video crew is on set at the...
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Timbuktu manuscripts at risk …

Last night, Erin Burnett of CNN’s OUTFRONT reported from Timbuktu Mali, that the Islamic Fundamentalists that now control all of northern...
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Norris Minicourses – Digital Photography

NUIT AMPS helped out the Norris Minicourses Digital Photography class this evening!  Andrew Doak taught the class of 8, and taught students...
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Bees on the roof of City Hall –

Last week we started photographing scenes, views, and special locations for an upcoming project. The project, scheduled to be released in...
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A 100 year Dunhuang flood

We’ve had the opportunity here in NUIT A&RT to work in China, on several cultural heritage projects, but our longest and...
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A chance to revisit those Timbuktu manuscripts

This past weekend I had the honor of presenting at the “Approaches to the Qu’ran in sub-Saharan Africa” conference held at...
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Newberry maps scanning commences

The Better Light 8K-HS scanning back is now calibrated, and all systems are go, so we begin scanning the first batch...
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@DHCS2010

I’m spending Sunday & Monday, Nov 21/22 here at the Orrington for the Digital Humanities and Computer Science Colloquium. Yesterday I...
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Dunhuang Digitization Team @ NU

We’ve been involved with working with Chinese cultural institutions for well over ten years, and particularly the Dunhuang Academy, from Dunhuang,...
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