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Curtain of icicles on cliff east of Meadow Run, Ohiopyle State Park by Paul Heckbert

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Taken by
Paul Heckbert Paul Heckbert
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$4.00 to $753.00
1.66 Gigapixels
Date added
Jan 06, 2010
Date taken
Jan 03, 2010

Thanks to Paul Wiegman for suggesting these cliffs for icicle hunting.

To get here, walk to the north end of the Route 381 bridge over Meadow Run, follow the faint path immediately to the southeast and uphill through the rhododendrons, then traverse below the rock cliff for a few hundred meters. You'll pass www.gigapan.org/gigapans/40211/ along the way.

The gigapan unit is tilted up at about a 45 degree angle, which explains the unusual perspective.

Gigapan Comments (3)

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  1. Stoney Vintson

    Stoney Vintson (January 07, 2010, 08:43AM )

    One of my friends had the great idea of adding additional wire to our head lamps so that we could put the batteries in a jacket pocket next to our body. It worked very well when it was cold. I joked with Ben about creating a cover for the gigapan with pockets to insert hand warmers ;)

  2. Paul Heckbert

    Paul Heckbert (January 07, 2010, 06:05AM )

    Layers. The toughest part was keeping my fingers warm after handling the (metal) tripod & Gigapan Imager box. Even with glove liners on, my fingers got quite cold. I also saw the batteries getting weaker than I'm used to in warm weather, so I had them under the foot heater on the drive to Ohiopyle, and kept the spares close to my body, in my pockets, to keep them as warm as possible, while in the field.

  3. Stoney Vintson

    Stoney Vintson (January 06, 2010, 10:48PM )

    Brrrr How did you ever keep your fingers warm ;)

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Stitcher Notes


GigaPan Stitcher version 1.0.0660 (Macintosh)
Panorama size: 1657 megapixels (57604 x 28768 pixels)
Input images: 234 (18 columns by 13 rows)
Field of view: 187.5 degrees wide by 93.7 degrees high (top=47.9, bottom=-45.8)
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon PowerShot G10
Image size: 4416x3312 (14.6 megapixels)
Capture time: 2010-01-03 15:44:09 - 2010-01-03 15:59:18
Aperture: f/8
Exposure time: 0.02
ISO: 200
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 142.3 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Manual
Horizontal overlap: 30.8 to 51.0 percent
Vertical overlap: 34.5 to 40.0 percent
Computer stats: 1792 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 43:04 (11 seconds per picture)
Alignment: 4:21, Projection: 4:12, Blending: 34:31
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