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8 May 2010

Hand lens + iPhone → Macrocamera

Ever since I saw this at Microecos and Myrmecos, the staff here at “Mountainecos” have been wanting to try it out. Behold my first three iPhone photos supplemented by a hand lens (Belomo triplet, at a distance of about 1.5 cm from the subjects): That’s a trilobite and a penny, by the way. Try it out; post your results!


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17 March 2010

Live geoblogging: assessment

What do you think, folks? Do you like seeing field photos as I take them? Should I continue the Transect Trip instant photoblog series tomorrow as we traverse the Valley & Ridge?


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16 February 2010

Graded bed sample

Today during Physical Geology lab, I used our grinding wheel to plane down a turbidite sample than I collected this past December down in Chilean Patagonia. Thanks to the technological miracle of blogging via iPhone, I can send it to you in a mere 45 seconds. Enjoy the graded bed: let it transport you back to the Cretaceous, in a deep marine basin with periodic influxes of mud and sand. …


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8 February 2010

Test post via iPhone

This is a test post to see if I can really make a blog post from my mobile phone…


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