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Rice University: My First 360 - Academic Quad, the Day Before the 96th Commencement by David Engle

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David Engle David Engle
Explore score
86
Size
4.08 Gigapixels
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6903
Date added
May 20, 2009
Date taken
May 08, 2008
Gear

Canon SX110

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The two earlier GigaPans of Emma, www.gigapan.org/viewGigapan.php?id=23013, and of Jennifer, www.gigapan.org/viewGigapan.php?id=23002, were extracted from this because the first attempt to stitch a 360-degree panorama of the Academic Quad failed. Because of some help from the GigaPan community, the files were restitched and this is the result.

Note: The snapshots that I have created have a link that will take you to a memorable GigaPan, which was taken this past school year... lots of wonderful memories.

The view in Google Earth is pretty exciting, but remember, I am biased :)


Gigapan Comments (5)

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  1. David Engle

    David Engle (May 21, 2009, 09:50AM )

    Illah & Payam, Thanks... the ability to take 360s of 4Gpix and larger has opened up new doors to me. I hope to take a 6Gpix and then an 8Gpix soon. This GigaPan thing is a wonderful event for all of us on gigapan.org.

  2. Payam Rahmani

    Payam Rahmani (May 21, 2009, 08:13AM )

    Wow, 4GB. David, this is a great shot.

  3. Illah Nourbakhsh

    Illah Nourbakhsh (May 20, 2009, 07:29PM )

    4 gigapixels! Well done there indeed!

  4. David Engle

    David Engle (May 20, 2009, 02:21PM )

    Thanks for the constant encouragement. At this moment, I am stitching another 360, again of the Academic Quad, but this time it is blue sky and it is a smaller version, a 91x5. FWIW, the cloisters really look great in this light and as you will see, the SX110 shines :)

  5. The Gigapanographer Currently Known as "Kilgore661"

    The Gigapanographer Currently Known as "Kilgore661" (May 20, 2009, 02:01PM )

    Your first 360 and your largest gigapan by a long way I think? 4Gpix is impressive! Congratulations! This gigapan looks best in Google Earth, as always.

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GigaPan Stitcher version 0.4.4329 (Macintosh)
Panorama size: 4077 megapixels (208472 x 19558 pixels)
Input images: 1001 (91 columns by 11 rows)
Field of view: 360.0 degrees wide by 33.8 degrees high (top=21.6, bottom=-12.1)
Settings:
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon PowerShot SX110 IS
Image size: 3456x2592 (9.0 megapixels)
Capture time: 2008-05-08 11:33:53 - 2008-05-08 12:52:59
Aperture: f/8
Exposure time: 0.01
ISO: 80
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 357.6 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Manual
Horizontal overlap: 29.4 to 100.0 percent
Vertical overlap: 30.6 to 40.4 percent
Computer stats: 2048 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 24:05:51 (1:26 per picture)
Alignment: 10:42:41, Projection: 1:01:00, Blending: 12:22:10

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