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Lists of the many persons responsible for the design and construction of the Getty Center are given in Making Architecture: The Getty Center, pages 164-165. All architectural images on this web site derive from 35mm slides taken by Charles Rhyne, on Fujichrome and Ektachrome film, 100 ASA, using a Canon A-1 camera with Cannon macro lens FD 50mm and Cannon zoom lens FD 80-200mm, all handheld. I use a 35mm tilt-shift lens only for photography of constrained interior spaces. Slides were scanned onto Kodak Photo CD Portfolio II discs by LUNA Imaging, Venice, California. The digital images have been adjusted by the photographer for internet transmission using Adobe Photoshop 4.0. No adjustments were made to separate parts of any image. An exception is the creation of the panoramic images, which Greg Haun has accomplished with Photoshop.

The WWW site was designed cooperatively by Greg Haun and Charles Rhyne. Greg Haun used the following process: Title, filename, and date for each image was stored in a tab-delimited table in Microsoft Word. A Macromedia Director script created html pages from the table information. Adobe PageMill was used to design template pages, and BBEdit Lite was used for html editing and global text changes. Drop-Rename by Bob Bradley was used to assign file names and Graphic Converter by Thorsten Lemke was used to size images and add a copyright logo. Panoramas were created using Adobe Photoshop and the FloppyLens plug-in filter by Klaus Busse. The web site is located on an Apple Macintosh server at Reed College.



Charles Rhyne is an art historian conducting research on the theory and practice of conservation. I have had a long term interest in visual images as evidence, recently extended into the field of digital imagery, for which the publications listed below are relevant.

Over the years, for my own research and student projects, I have photographed works of art and architecture for which the number and quality of available images is inadequate for in-depth research. The past two years, I have begun investigating the usefulness of high quality digital images, partly through making computer images available to students under as near ideal conditions as I can manage and then discussing with them the ways in which they find the images useful or not. This work has been sponsored by Reed College through grants from the Mellon and Culpeper Foundations.

"Student Evaluation of the Usefulness of Computer Images in Art History and Related Disciplines," Visual Resources, Vol.XIII (1997), pp. 67-81.

"Images as Evidence in Art History and Related Disciplines," Museums and the Web: Selected Papers 97, ed. David Bearman and Jennifer Trant (Pittsburgh: Archives & Museum Informatics, 1997), pp. 347-361.

"Rethinking Research: The Immense Potential of Museum Web Sites for Research." Museums and the Web: An International Conference (Los Angeles, 16-19 March 1997), posted on www site <>.

"Computer Images for Research, Teaching, and Publication in Art History and Related Disciplines," Visual Resources, Vol. XII (1996), pp. 19-51. Republished under the same title as a separate report by the Commission on Preservation & Access (Washington, DC: January 1996), 12 pages.

Charles S. Rhyne
Professor Emeritus, Art History
Reed College
3203 S.E. Woodstock Blvd.
Portland, OR 97202-8199
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Greg Haun is an author, artist, teacher, and multimedia programmer living in Portland. Greg is a fan of abundant photographic documentation, and his recent web artwork, Archaeological Collage Interactive, allows viewers to fade from historic photos of a site into contemporary views. He is the author of Photoshop Collage Techniques, published by Hayden books. He teaches digital imaging courses at the Pacific Northwest College of Art Continuing Education program.

Greg loves to telecommute all over the world, though he gets around the city only by bicycle.

Greg Haun
Gregory Cosmo Haun, MS.VS.
voice 503/232-9381


Viewers are encouraged to make free use of these images and text for non-commercial, educational purposes, with standard attribution. Any use for commercial gain must have the written approval of Charles Rhyne and Reed College. Copyright 1997 Charles S. Rhyne and Reed College, all rights reserved.