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Historic Saw Mill by Hans Quak

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Hans Quak Hans Quak
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2.13 Gigapixels
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4119
Date added
Aug 04, 2009
Date taken
Aug 01, 2009
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Canon Powershot SX200 on Epic

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This historic Sawmill was built in the year 1863, and restored in 1955 & 2005.
This 8 sided mill is powered by 4 vanes of 22.5 meter length (74 foot ) each, and drives 3 huge saw blades.
Now a days the mill is operated by a group of volunteers, who run the mill as a museum (open for public on saterday and tuesday). On the photo you can see the volunteers hoisting in a tree trunk from the water reservoir.

Unfortunately the mill started rotating again when the shooting was about halfway. I tried timing the rotation in order to catch the last right hand vane in horizontal position ( took about 30 extra photo's on that attempt). Since I used a large overlap for such purposes, I was able to reconstruct the vane in the air. I will try to patch up the messy reflection in the water on the finished photo before printing on canvas.


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GigaPan Stitcher version 0.4.3864 (Windows)
Panorama size: 2131 megapixels (52679 x 40469 pixels)
Input images: 756 (27 columns by 28 rows)
Field of view: 85.1 degrees wide by 65.3 degrees high (top=30.7, bottom=-34.6)
Settings:
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon (+ 31 unknown)
Camera model: Canon PowerShot SX200 IS (+ 31 unknown)
Image size: 3999x2865, 3999x2999, 3999x3506, 4000x2999, 4000x3000 (11.5 megapixels - 14.0 megapixels)
Capture time: 2009-08-01 16:28:23 - 2009-08-01 17:46:55 (+ 31 unknown)
Aperture: f/5.3 (+ 31 unknown)
Exposure time: 0.00625 (+ 31 unknown)
ISO: 100 (+ 31 unknown)
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 335.1 mm (+ 31 unknown)
Digital zoom: off (+ 31 unknown)
White balance: Fixed (+ 31 unknown)
Exposure mode: Manual (+ 31 unknown)
Horizontal overlap: 43.7 to 75.9 percent
Vertical overlap: 41.7 to 62.8 percent
Computer stats: 8189.36 MB RAM, 4 CPUs
Total time 26:56:26 (2:08 per picture)
Alignment: 2:26:28, Projection: 51:34, Blending: 23:38:23

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