Photo Gallery

Photographs by Mike Koss
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Title: Lid of the sarcophagus of General Kheperre
Date: May 8, 2004
Location: Boston Museum of Fine Art
Camera: Cannon PowerShot 100
Resolution: 1200 x 1600

Museum info: Lid of the sarcophagus of General Kheperre
Egyptian
Late Period
Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis, 570–526 B.C.
Greywacke
Height x width x depth: 76 x 108 x 226 cm (29 15/16 x 42 1/2 x 89 in.)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition 30.834b

Title: K'Nex Dolphin
Date: December 29, 1999
Location: Arizona Science Center, Phoenix, Arizona
Camera: Olympus D-400 Zoom
Resolution: 1280 x 960
File Size: 191 KB

Macro close-up of a dolphin model made from K'Nex construction pieces.

Title: Town of Carefree Sundial
Date: January 3, 2000
Location: Carefree, AZ
Camera: Olympus D-400 Zoom
4-exposure panorama
Resolution: 1604 x 710
File Size: 110 KB

62 foot long sundial stands in a traffic circle in the town of Carefree.

Image of a Leaf
by Mark Zirple

Date: Fall, 2000

Rooster - Kauai, Hawaii
Date: Summer, 2000

This is a fragment of a larger image - the displayed "thumbnail" is the maximum resolution image I have.

Title: Frosted Leaves
Date: November 11, 2000
Location: Bothell, WA
Camera: Cannon PowerShot 100
Resolution: 1600 x 1200
File size: 738 KB
Title: Stones on a Beach
Date: December 28, 2000
Location: Camano Island, WA
Camera: Cannon PowerShot 100
Resolution: 1600 x 1200
File size: 710 KB
Title: July 4th Driveway
Date: July 5, 2000
Location: Bothell, WA
Camera: Cannon PowerShot 100
Resolution: 1600 x 1200
File size: 1,100 KB
Title: Raindrops on Glass
Date: January 21, 2001
Location: Bothell, WA
Camera: Cannon PowerShot 100
Resolution: 1600 x 1200
File Size: 546 KB

Picture taken looking up through the moon-roof of our LandCruiser after a rain.

Title: Amphitheater at Kourion, Cyprus
Date: May 5, 2005
Location: Kourion, Cyprus (west of Limassol)
Camera: Cannon EOS D-60
Lens: Cannon Zoom 28-135mm (Image Stabilized)
Exposure: 1/250s at F/8
Resolution: 3072 x 2048
File Size: 3.5 MB
 
Title: Danger Rock
Date: July 18, 2004, early evening
Location: Lake Powell, Utah
Subject: Chris Koss, age 15
Camera: Cannon EOS D-60
Lens: Cannon Zoom 28-135mm IS
Exposure: 1/125s at F/4
Processing: Brightness enhanced in Photoshop
Resolution: 2865 x 1844
File Size: 2.8 MB
 
Title: B-17 Over Kingston Ferry Dock
Date: June 6, 2005
Location: Over Puget Sound, WA
Subject: From the cockpit of Fuddy Duddy (B-17)
Camera: Cannon Powershot S500
Processing: Match inside and outside brightness levels.
Resolution: 2592 x 1944
File Size: 0.6 MB
Title: Fishing Boat - Chile
Date: March 15, 2006
Location: Petrohue River (near Puerto Montt), Chile
Subject: Taken from kayak on Petrohue estuary
Camera: Cannon Powershot S500
Resolution: 2592 x 1944
File Size: 1.6 MB