The Internet is just starting – Google Art Project

The Internet is just starting. New amazing ideas are  still popping up every day. During my last visit to Amsterdam the Rijksmuseum was partially closed. Now I can tour it virtually with Google’s Art Project . This is really cool.  The resolution is amazing, so smallest details are visible.

Guess where is this picture from?

Night Watch Sample From Google Art

Night Watch Sample From Google Art

Right, this is the right nostril of Captain Frans Banning Cocq from Night Watch, by Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn.

And here is an eye opening close up.

Night Watch Eye Sample From Google Art

Night Watch Eye Sample From Google Art

And here is how it was done

Tags: , , , , , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: