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Re: Dinosaur image gallery



Wow--it's hard to tell if they're any good or not, what 
with the BIG (S) logo in the middle of every image. 


--- On Tue, 6/7/11, bh480@scn.org <bh480@scn.org> wrote:

> From: bh480@scn.org <bh480@scn.org>
> Subject: Dinosaur image gallery
> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Date: Tuesday, June 7, 2011, 5:22 PM
> From: Ben Creisler
> bh480@scn.org
> 
> With a bit of a lull in new scientific articles on
> dinosaur-related topics
> at the moment, I thought this item might be OK to post,
> given that dinosaur
> art is a DML topic from time to time. Below is a link to a
> new commercial
> dino-art image gallery:
> 
> http://www.stocktrekimages.com/index.asp
> 
> The initial set on the index page is not all the images
> available. You can
> also try "prehistoric," "prehistoric animals," and
> "dinosaur" in keyword
> search for some additional images.
> 
> I'm not quite sure what audience some of these royalty-free
> images are
> intended for. Some look fairly accurate and have nice
> atmospheric
> qualities, but others are scientifically questionable such
> as Camarasaurus
> confronting Velociraptors together with an exaggerated Moon
> in the sky, or
> Tyrannosaurus terrorizing a pack of Lesothosaurus. Given
> the obvious time
> and effort that went into the images, more attention to
> coexisting species
> might have been a good idea. 
> 
> The fantasy scenes of robots, UFOs, reptoids, cars, and
> Atlantis alongside
> dinosaurs are fun but not likely to grace serious
> articles....
> 
> 
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