Taking professional level photographs of miniatures requires the use of a light box. Here’s a tutorial on building a cheap light box from a cardboard box and tissue paper.
The UK Battlefields Trust has an extremely interesting site with information, maps, ground and air photos of English battlefields from the Celtic and Roman periods through the Stuart uprisings.
Photojojo has a page with a list of eleven tutorials describing how to use PhotoShop to create movie posters.
CoverBrowser has a great collection of comic book covers for you to browse online.
Whamodyne has some instructions on making a set of solid brass six sided dice. They actually are extruded hexagons. A very clever project.