Tag: self-portrait

Astronomy Picture of the Day posted this incredible panoramic photo of the Mars Curiosity Rover sitting inside the Yellowknife Bay region of the Red Planet’s Gale Crater. If you’re wondering how this photo was taken, APOD explains: The impressive mosaic was constructed using frames from the rover’s Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) and Mastcam. Used […]


Stuart Atkinson took 55 photos of Curiosity on Mars and stitched them together to create this hi-res self-portrait of the Mars Rover on the red planet. [via]


NASA’s JPL released this photo of the Mars Curiosity Rover snapping a self-portrait on the surface of Mars. I’m not 100% sure if it’s from the same image, but there appears to be several different versions of the self-portrait of Curiosity (here’s another one).

Kyle McDonald posts this video of a device at the NYC Resistor Interactive Show that uses a computer and camera to track a face and then convert the lines of that face onto a moving platform where a person’s hand will rest and be guided automatically to create a self-portrait.


Photo: Simian monkey/David Slater A simian monkey in Indonesia took the camera of photographer David Slater and shot this self-portrait of himself. Cute! But Kottke asks, who owns the copyright — the monkey or David Slater?