Winter has arrived in Amsterdam. First, it was freezing cold with record low temperatures for November and then we were hit by an amazing amount of snow. I took a walk around Westerpark to feel and hear the crisp of fresh snow and took some photos (more on Flickr).
I created this panorama within seconds with AutoStitch which is is the product of two years of research by Matthew Brown and David Lowe at the University of British Columbia. Easy and simple to use: just load your images and the output is a neatly stitched panorama. I only trimmed the edges in the GIMP… Read more Panorama view over Westerpark and the Gashouder pond
They say a picture is worth a thousand words but these pictures are worth 1693 words each. After writing 5079 words for my essay on “The Perceived Freshness Fetish” it was time for a little break. I walked through the park and found the most beautiful spot ever inside a huge pond overlooking the Gashouder.… Read more A picture is worth a thousand words