Category Archives: Media and Photography

Dubai Window Washing

Courtesy of National Geographic: “A worker cleans windows at the 124th floor of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai—the tallest building in the world. Taken in February, the photograph illustrates the low-level winter clouds that gather at sunrise.” Stay Curious!

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Optical Illusion Can Tell If You Need Glasses

Courtesy of TechTimes.com: “A blurry picture of Marilyn Monroe superimposed with a finely detailed image of Albert Einstein could help you figure out if you need eyeglasses or contacts. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) developed the hybrid … Continue reading

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Students selected for the Weston Portfolio Competition

Four students from PGHS were selected as winners for their exceptional photographs for this year’s Weston portfolio competition! Mark Michael Jacob Alt Elijah Taurke Sofia Chang All the winners will be on display at the Monterey Museum of Art. There … Continue reading

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Kubo and the Two Strings

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: “In 2017, for the second time in the history of the Oscars, an animated film is nominated for special effects. Laika Entertainment’s Kubo And The Two Strings was a groundbreaking film — up for Best Visual Effects … Continue reading

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Met Museum makes 375,000 Images Free

Courtesy of the New York Times: “All images of public-domain artworks in the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s collection — about 375,000 — are now free for anyone to use however they may please. The museum announced on Tuesday that it … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Bill Viola! One of “America’s preeminent video artists”

From The Metropolitan Museum of Art: “Video art was first introduced in the early 1960s by such pioneers as Nam June Paik and Bruce Nauman and continues to be a vital form of contemporary artistic expression. Since the early 1970s, … Continue reading

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