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Rocinha, the largest favela in Rio de Janeiro by Zoltan Sylvester

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Taken by
Zoltan Sylvester Zoltan Sylvester
Explore score
1.88 Gigapixels
Date added
Mar 06, 2009
Date taken
Mar 05, 2009

This is the largest favela (= shanty town) in Rio (and Brazil). See more details here: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rocinha Will open in a new tab or window
Shot from the rooftop of a school; stitched from 336 (24x14) photos.

Another Rocinha Gigapan: www.gigapan.org/viewGigapan.php?id=18534
Thanks to Emily Pirmez and Carlos Pirmez for making it possible to shoot this panorama (and all the other gigapans I have shot in Rio).

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  1. Payam Rahmani

    Payam Rahmani (March 07, 2009, 10:05AM )


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Stitcher Notes


GigaPan Stitcher version 0.4.3509 (Macintosh)
Panorama size: 1882 megapixels (68155 x 27618 pixels)
Input images: 336 (24 columns by 14 rows)
Field of view: 117.2 degrees wide by 47.5 degrees high (top=32.0, bottom=-15.5)
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon PowerShot SX110 IS
Image size: 3456x2592 (9.0 megapixels)
Capture time: 2009-03-05 13:03:38 - 2009-03-05 13:25:04
Aperture: f/8
Exposure time: 0.00625
ISO: 100
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 357.6 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Manual
Horizontal overlap: 17.6 to 29.9 percent
Vertical overlap: 21.0 to 29.1 percent
Computer stats: 2048 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 4:44:29 (0:50 per picture)
Alignment: 35:45, Projection: 28:03, Blending: 3:40:40

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