Mauna Kea Observatories

Mauna Kea Observatories · Mon, 26 Jul 2010 · © Copyright 2009-2015 Luis Gracia. All rights reserved
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Sunset at Mauna Kea summit with the Gemini and UH 2.2 meter telescopes in the foreground. At more than 13,796 feet (4,200 m) it was freezing, but worth it. If you have the opportunity (and a 4×4) to see the sunset at Mauna Kea, don’t miss it.
Mauna Kea holds 13 telescopes including the largest in the world.

Telescope and Moon

Telescope and Moon · Sun, 25 Jul 2010 · © Copyright 2009-2015 Luis Gracia. All rights reserved
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One of several telescopes on top of Mauna Kea shield volcano (Hawaii, Hawaii).

Testing the new Canon S90 underwater

Testing the new Canon S90 underwater · Sun, 11 Jul 2010 · © Copyright 2009-2015 Luis Gracia. All rights reserved
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Works! With and underwater case (WP-DC35), of course.

Update (27th Jul): should have gone live the 11th, but forgot about it the drafts folder.

Testing the new Canon S90

Testing the new Canon S90 · Sat, 10 Jul 2010 · © Copyright 2009-2015 Luis Gracia. All rights reserved
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Noiser that I thought.

Inside the eye

Inside the eye · Tue, 1 Dec 2009 · © Copyright 2009-2015 Luis Gracia. All rights reserved
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I love my job! Get to play with cool gadgets, do research with state of the art technology and photograph it. This is our Immersive Virtual Reality Environment setup, where one of our collaborators is exploring the ins and outs of the eye. Within this space you find yourself (and friends) in another world, which ever one you like, surrounded by 3D overkill HD (3 wall + floor). Here is a wider shot showing the 3 walls and floor, the screen of the computer driving the visualization and the collaborative aspect of such technology (as always, click on the image for higher resolutions):

Inside the eye collaboration

Laptop mouse

Laptop mouse · Sat, 15 Aug 2009 · © Copyright 2009-2015 Luis Gracia. All rights reserved
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