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Colorado Elk Hunt by Bill Alberts

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Taken by
Bill Alberts Bill Alberts
Explore score
103
Size
0.59 Gigapixels
Views
4484
Date added
Jan 31, 2009
Date taken
Jan 31, 2009
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Menefee Mountain In Southwestern Colorado USA
I hiked up from the highway but the Gigapan shutter plunger fell off in my truck. I ended up pushing the shutter by hand . I had seen alot of deer tracks on the way up and a few to many mountain lion tracks. Toward the end of the shoot I saw a large mule deer buck and was disappointed when I realized that he wasn't going to be in the pan. I got home and was pleasantly surprised to see I had caught some anyway. I must say that that this Gigapanning is great fun. It a new answer to the age old question "Why does a man climb a mountain?"
Happy Hunting


Gigapan Comments (5)

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  1. Bill Alberts

    Bill Alberts (May 14, 2009, 09:17PM )

    The Elk have managed to elude over 400 viewers. Yes I wiil admit that they are a little blurry. But, let me assure you there are elk in the photo. For those of you that don't know what an elk looks like lets take a look at this gigapan gigapan.org/viewGigapan.php?id=5428

  2. Ahna Hazlewood

    Ahna Hazlewood (May 11, 2009, 08:12AM )

    This one looks like a painting! Nice colors, nice light!

  3. Graham Toal

    Graham Toal (March 06, 2009, 04:08PM )

    I had a feeling it would be something like that. I've been looking around the house for some tinsnips and my childhood Meccano set. :-) If only they had put the actuator servo on the end instead of the front... Thanks.

  4. Bill Alberts

    Bill Alberts (March 06, 2009, 03:54PM )

    I modifided my gigapan beta with a thin steel plate. The plate is about 3"x 4" I mounted the plate with 2 screws to the gigapan plate I then drilled a hole about 1 inch back from the existing groove and about 1 and 9/16" from were the plate is attached to servo. I am amazed how well the fuji s1000fd works for gigapanning and wish you luck with yours

  5. Graham Toal

    Graham Toal (March 06, 2009, 09:02AM )

    Bill, how did you attach your S1000fd to the Gigapan? (I presume the Epic?) Did you build some sort of adapter or did you just lash it up with tie-wraps :-) ? Graham (gtoal@gtoal.com Will open in
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GigaPan Stitcher version 0.4.3510 (Windows)
Panorama size: 585 megapixels (49112 x 11920 pixels)
Input images: 126 (21 columns by 6 rows)
Field of view: 46.4 degrees wide by 11.3 degrees high (top=1.4, bottom=-9.8)
Settings:
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: FUJIFILM
Camera model: FinePix S1000fd
Image size: 3648x2736 (10.0 megapixels)
Capture time: 2009-01-31 17:12:21 - 2009-01-31 17:29:37
Aperture: f/5 - f/5.6
Exposure time: 0.004 - 0.00833333
ISO: 64 - 400
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 411.7 mm
White balance: Automatic
Exposure mode: Automatic
Horizontal overlap: 31.8 to 45.6 percent
Vertical overlap: 20.4 to 53.5 percent
Computer stats: 1782.98 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 2:42:36 (1:17 per picture)
Alignment: 37:07, Projection: 12:05, Blending: 1:53:23

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