Category Archives: landscapes

Going to Tristan the T. rex’s dig site

I guess it was kinda hard to miss that the Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin is getting a real Tyrannosaurus rex. I’ll have much to say about the beast here on dinosaurpalaeo over the course of the next few years. … Continue reading

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Zion National Park part 2

Before I get this post about my Zion NP visit started let me first link a few very handy sites for the park. Here is the National Park Service homepage for Zion NP, on which you can find all you … Continue reading

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On the way to Zion National Park

Today, I am interrupting the irregular series of posts on the Posidonia Shale for a few photos from last summer’s work trip to Utah. For one thing I need a break from all the Urweltmuseum Hauff stuff. Another reason is … Continue reading

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Using Hugin part 2: medium

Last time, I told you how to use the fully-automatic mode of hugin, and how to make a few minor corrections to improve results. Today, we will look at more complex panoramas, and some more manual work in the program. … Continue reading

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Using Hugin part 1: easy!

I’ve previously described how I use the panorama stitching program hugin – in my opinion the best program out there. It is free, it can be extremely easy to use, and it gives you the opportunity to do every step … Continue reading

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Zion National Park preview

Just a preview of many more posts to come: a sunset in Zion National Park (wiki). The weather was not optimal, as it was extremely hazy. Still, HDR allowed some nice pictures to come out of this 🙂 more on … Continue reading

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Theropod Thursday 26: more raven

Just now I posted my recent shots of a wild raven, in Berlin of all places. Just for fun, here are my until-then only wild raven photos from Rügen.

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Holiday post: S’more Baltic Sea impressions

I am currently on holiday at the Baltic sea, and only back in Berlin for one evening. Internet access is terribly slow on my USB stick, thus I wasn’t able to post the last few days. Before, I attended a … Continue reading

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EAVP 2012 dinosaur track field trip

Yesterday, I went on the 1st Field Trip to various dinosaur track sites. It was a very nicely organized trip, and I’d like to thank the organizers Alberto Cobos, Rafael Royo-Torres and Francisco ‘Paco’ Gascó (and anyone else I missed) … Continue reading

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EAVP part 4

Today is the last day with talks at EAVP 2012, including mine. It’s going to be a rather boring affair, as I will talk about the problems with range of motion analyses on fossils.The rest of the session and the … Continue reading

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Holiday post: more Baltic Sea impressions

The Baltic Sea coast in Germany makes for a surprisingly varied landscape – if you can call anything that doesn’t get any higher than 30 or 40 m above sea level “varied”. In any case, there’s a  lot of beautiful … Continue reading

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Theropod Thursday 13

Back from a very (too) short holiday at the Baltic Sea, and ready to resume blogging. However, there’s too much on my plate tonight for a long post, so I’ll simply throw a theropod photo your way that I took … Continue reading

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Places I’ve been, dinosaurs I’ve seen 6: Dinosaur National Monument

My big 2003 trip around the Central US (previous posts AMNH 1, AMNH 2, Salt Lake City, Denver 1, Denver 2, SMA dig 1 and SMA dig 2) also took me to the Dinosaur National Monument. That place has changed … Continue reading

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Places I’ve been, dinosaurs I’ve seen 4: The SMA’s dig in Wyoming 1

During my great US trip in 2003 I visited many museums and spent a lot of time camping in the Rockies, Shoshone National Forest, Yellowstone, and many other places. The highlight, however, was volunteering at the dinosaur dig of the … Continue reading

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How to…….. 2.1: Panorama images 1

I’ve been fooling around with panorama images for a while now. There’s simply too many things in the world that do not fit well on a standard photograph. The front of a palace, a ship, a bridge, cliffs – many … Continue reading

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