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March 2003: Miscellaneous Pictures (page 3/7)

[picture: Piano pedals]

Piano pedals

Brake, Clutch and Accelarator. Or, more precisely, the left one is the damper, and puts felts under the hammers, and moves the hammers so they each stroke only two out of three strings; the middle pedal, usually found on grand and baby grand pianos and not on smaller uprights, in this case is a sustain for the bass notes (sometimes it’s a pedal that [...] [more...]

[picture: Piano keyboard from the side]

Piano keyboard from the side

The piano keyboard (somewhat overexposed) and some sheet music.

[picture: Baby grand piano]

Baby grand piano

A baby grand piano, showing the keyboard and with some sheet music in place. I don’t recognise the music, but I see “I love you” and I suspect it’s a 19th century romantic song. [more...]

[picture: The left shift key]

The left shift key

A close-up of a keyboard (a macro shot), showing the Shift key. Looks like it’s a dirty old keyboard, too.

[picture: IL MVSEO PIO CLEMENTINO]

IL MVSEO PIO CLEMENTINO

This is a title page from an 18th century (1792) Italian book I have. The book is disbound and some unscrupulous bookseller took all the pictures away, so all I have left is the text. “Il Museo Pio Clementino” [...] [more...]

[picture: IL MVSEO PIO CLEMENTINO 2]

IL MVSEO PIO CLEMENTINO 2

With different lighting.

[picture: Eighteenth Century Text: macro shot]

Eighteenth Century Text: macro shot

This hints at the texture of the printed page.

[picture: Eighteenth Century Text: macro shot 2]

Eighteenth Century Text: macro shot 2

This hints at the texture of the printed page.

[picture: Eighteenth Century Text: macro shot 3]

Eighteenth Century Text: macro shot 3

You can get a feel here for the way the the letters are literally pressed into the paper by the printing press.

[picture: Eighteenth Century Text: macro shot 4]

Eighteenth Century Text: macro shot 4

Morte, in italic; the word means (in Italian) death.

[picture: Eighteenth Century Text: macro shot 5]

Eighteenth Century Text: macro shot 5

Making a texture.

[picture: Liam with hands moving]

Liam with hands moving

The difficult art of photograhing one’s self with a ten-second timer.


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