Category: Photo tips

Using the Asset Library – Featured collections

Using featured collections to find great generic images quickly

A nice quick way to find strong images on the Asset Library is to use the regularly updated ‘featured’ collections, which include images related to research, learning and teaching, and public engagement. You can find each of the featured collections at the bottom of the Asset Library home page.
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Shooting a Nature cover

Difficult subjects.

Shooting an object the size of a grain of rice, that only fluoresces by laser, inside a ring of sapphire, turns out to be tricky…

Image © Thomas Angus / Imperial College London  [laser ‘speckle’ in action]
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Image of the week – Lasers and Liquid Nitrogen

“Can we have an image of the Klug Lab’s lasers?”

The interesting process of getting this image of the lasers in Professor David Klug’s lab…

A picture of the light paths of green and blue lasers reflected by lenses.Image © Thomas Angus / Imperial College London  [Click Image to expand]
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Featured Image – Ballet in natural light

Making the most of the light.

Presidents Scholar Carmen Martin Alonso poses for a photoshoot in the Imperial College Union activity space for the Annual Fundraising Report.
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Featured Shoot – National Women in Engineering Day

Women in Engineering, and a ladder.

We don’t ordinarily shoot portraits with a fisheye lens, but for this particular piece of equipment in this campaign we made an exception.
(This is a rare post as there’s also an image of me at work, and a ladder training course.)
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Image of the Week – Graduation Fisheye

New angles on Graduation.

President of Imperial, Professor Alice P. Gast, shakes the hand of a graduating student on the stage at the Royal Albert Hall, while a spectator in a headscarf watches on from the left of the picture.

Professor Alice P. Gast shakes the hand of a Medicine Graduate on the stage at the Royal Albert Hall, while a spectator in a Niqab watches on from the left of the picture. Image copyright Thomas Angus / Imperial College LondonImage © Thomas Angus / Imperial College London  [Click Image to expand] (more…)

Image of the Week – Faculty shadow corridor

Faculty shadow corridor.

Simon Levey from the Grantham Institute takes a phone call while walking along a corridor of light outside the Faculty Building.
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Featured Image – Geology and the rule of thirds

When Geology and Geometry combine, the rule of thirds.

An undergraduate geologist from the Department of Earth Science and Engineering makes field notes on a field trip to the Jurassic Coast in Dorset.

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Featured Image – High Above Queens Tower

Above Campus.

Some images get used more than others and this set from a secret location high above the South Kensington Campus has certainly seen some action.

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