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- Academic Technologies
- Explore score
- 0.28 Gigapixels
- Date added
- Nov 25, 2009
- Date taken
- Nov 24, 2009
Gigapan EPIC Pro
In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, cast-plaster fragments of classical and historical buildings were collected so working-class people and students who couldn’t afford to travel would be able to be able to see some of the world's greatest art and architectural masterpieces.
Many American institutions, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, created their own cast-plaster collections. In 2005, the Met’s collection was dispersed to a handful of academic institutions, including the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture. Some of the casts are now on permanent display in the Bond Hall Gallery thanks to the generous support of Matt and Joyce Walsh.
They are shown here via Gigapan technology which allows one to zoom in to see the collection in great detail. These casts represent architectural and artistic masterpieces of the Classical world through the Renaissance. Visitors from all over the world once visited the Met’s Great Hall to draw and learn from the collection. Today, students, faculty, and visitors to the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture do the same.
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GigaPan Stitcher version 0.4.3865 (Macintosh)
Panorama size: 283 megapixels (21461 x 13224 pixels)
Input images: 56 (8 columns by 7 rows)
Field of view: 95.7 degrees wide by 59.0 degrees high (top=38.3, bottom=-20.7)
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Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon PowerShot G10
Image size: 4416x3312 (14.6 megapixels)
Capture time: 2009-11-24 14:51:08 - 2009-11-24 15:02:07
Exposure time: 0.0025 - 0.25
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 100.2 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Automatic
Horizontal overlap: 47.0 to 55.3 percent
Vertical overlap: 48.3 to 55.3 percent
Computer stats: 8192 MB RAM, 8 CPUs
Total time 1:32:04 (1:38 per picture)
Alignment: 1:49, Projection: 3:59, Blending: 1:26:15