Author Archives: Andi G.

solid

This was taken on Harvard Street at around 7:45 this morning. A couple of weeks ago, Max talked about this public dataset (here’s a map mashup) of fire-hydrant locations in Boston and now I notice them everywhere. It’s amazing how … Continue reading

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grill

That’s the south-western side of Simmons Hall, a dorm for MIT undergrads. From this side it sort of looks like a barbecue grill to me, which probably fits quite well to the emotional state of its inhabitants. I hadn’t noticed … Continue reading

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crocus

Yes! Nature is getting its colors back!

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power lines

Today I biked up to Prospect Hill and found a good spot to take one of the photographs I always wanted to take since the first day I came to the US. These sprawling power lines that run from house … Continue reading

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ghosts

Taken at the entrance of the Harvard T Stop. She was the only one taking it slowly while everybody else was whizzing past, leaving only ghostly traces on the chip.

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snowdrop

Just taken in front of our building (I had to take 17 shots before I hit the 2.5 seconds with very little wind). I like the English name of this flower: snowdrop, which fits well to its closed state, whereas … Continue reading

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salt’n pepper

Enjoying the late afternoon sunshine on the Longfellow Bridge. The so-called Salt-and-Pepper Bridge got its nickname from the shape of its central towers. It is one of the bridges that connects Cambridge with Boston and it’s just around the corner … Continue reading

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harvard yard

Around 8:30 on Harvard Yard. What you see here is only a tiny part of Harvard University, but the Yard is its oldest “part”. I really like this place, especially at night when the tourists are gone and it becomes … Continue reading

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withering beauty

This morning on the Charles. It’s quite hard to keep something in focus that’s floating in water when gusts of wind whip up waves all the time, but with a bit of luck I was able to score this one.

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fresh pond

At Fresh Pond, shortly after noon. Fresh Pond is a water reservoir and park in Cambridge. When I arrived the sun had come out and shone brightly across the melting ice. Today was the first day that really felt like … Continue reading

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