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Telephone Pole Farm by Jay Yarm

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14
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0.51 Gigapixels
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4252
Date added
Mar 08, 2009
Date taken
Mar 08, 2009
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Located at an old Lucent Technologies site (now a county park) right next to a main road, this is a testing ground for different preservative treatments and coatings for telephone poles. Many of these samples have been there for years or even decades. See akthejefe.blogspot.com/2008/10/pole-farm.html Will open in a new tab or window for more than you ever wanted to know about this local landmark.

I have been told that it is very common in the area for parents to tell their young children that this is a telephone pole farm, and that the poles that are planted there will grow up into full size poles.

I discovered that my camera will only stop down to f8.0, so the depth of field on this shot isn't anywhere as good as I had hoped. There wasn't a position far enough away with a decent view to get a better panorama.


Gigapan Comments (2)

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  1. Jay Yarm

    Jay Yarm (March 08, 2009, 07:02PM )

    Thanks, Ron, I'll have to give it a try. Instructions are at www.scec.org/geowall/makeanaglyph. html Will open in a new tab or window

  2. Ron Schott

    Ron Schott (March 08, 2009, 06:32PM )

    Wow, this would be a spectacular locality to shoot an anaglyph GigaPan. Real 3D depth of field!

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GigaPan Stitcher version 0.4.3864 (Windows)
Panorama size: 511 megapixels (76554 x 6680 pixels)
Input images: 156 (39 columns by 4 rows)
Field of view: 141.6 degrees wide by 12.4 degrees high (top=2.0, bottom=-10.3)
Settings:
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon PowerShot S3 IS
Image size: 2816x2112 (5.9 megapixels)
Capture time: 2009-03-08 14:24:31 - 2009-03-08 14:44:51
Aperture: f/8
Exposure time: 0.04
ISO: unknown
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 435.8 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Manual
Horizontal overlap: 26.2 to 37.6 percent
Vertical overlap: 24.4 to 33.5 percent
Computer stats: 1022.98 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 2:41:04 (1:01 per picture)
Alignment: 30:46, Projection: 16:04, Blending: 1:54:13

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