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National Park Photography: Our August Pixel Party Recap
September 16, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

On Sunday, August 21, HMNS opened its doors after-hours once again to photographers, both amateur and professional. For this event, we were lucky to also have in attendance special guest Mark Burns of The National Park Photography Project. During the event, Pixel Party attendees had access to photograph several of our permanent halls during the […]

Butterflies and Shutterbugs: Another Fabulous Pixel Party at HMNS
July 2, 2016 · 1 Comment

Before-hours at the Museum on June 26, we hosted one of our exclusive Pixel Parties — where we open select exhibits just for photographers (both amateur and professional). For summer of 2016, we gave photographers exclusive access to our Cockrell Butterfly Center . Below is a small sample of the fantastic photos submitted to our […]

The Timeless Beauty of Wilderness: Mark Burns on his Photo Exhibition, The National Parks Project
June 7, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

by Mark Burns If you were to ask most Americans to name significant historical occurrences of 1864, most answers would probably involve the Civil War. But in fact it was in that same year that President Abraham Lincoln signed the Yosemite Grant protecting the land that formally became Yosemite National Park in 1890. This action […]

Making Geometric Images with a Smart Phone and a Teleidoscope
June 2, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

In 1817, Scottish inventor and optical scientist Sir David Brewster invented a tube with opposing mirrors running through it and beads of colored glass in one end. He called it the “kaleidoscope,” a word whose Greek roots mean “beautiful shape viewer,” which most of us have peered through and hooted in awe at around kindergarten […]


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