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Yet Another Port Hills View by Steven Graham

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Taken by
Steven Graham Steven Graham
Explore score
3.66 Gigapixels
Date added
Oct 14, 2010
Date taken
Oct 12, 2010

View from trig point above Rapaki Track at 288m asl. A frosty start under high pressure which has meant that smoke, etc, is trapped under an inversion layer.

The previous attempt to stitch the panorama had problems with a warped horizon because the stitcher thought the field of view was very small. This seems to have been caused by applying the lens correction profile in Lightroom 3 before exporting each image - I used a Canon 7D with a 100-400mm at 300mm...

Gigapan Comments (2)

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  1. Steven Graham

    Steven Graham (October 15, 2010, 12:47PM )

    Thanks. Still waiting on the perfect conditions - sunny, light winds and after rain to clear the air....

  2. Zbigniew Malolepszy

    Zbigniew Malolepszy (October 15, 2010, 07:35AM )

    Great panorama! Congratulations! Last January on the way down to the Ice I hiked Port Hills to take similar gigapan of Christchurch. Unfortunately I did not reach this point and instead I have taken a panorama of Lyttelton on the other side of the hills. gigapan.org/gigapans/62262/

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Stitcher Notes


GigaPan Stitch version 1.0.0804 (Macintosh)
Panorama size: 3659 megapixels (266048 x 13756 pixels)
Input images: 350 (70 columns by 5 rows)
Field of view: 271.6 degrees wide by 14.0 degrees high (top=3.4, bottom=-10.6)
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon EOS 7D
Image size: 5184x3456 (17.9 megapixels)
Capture time: 2010-10-12 10:24:02 - 2010-10-12 10:45:59
Aperture: f/8
Exposure time: 0.002
ISO: 160
Focal length (35mm equiv.): unknown
White balance: Automatic
Exposure mode: Manual
Horizontal overlap: 25.6 to 29.2 percent
Vertical overlap: 27.8 to 30.3 percent
Computer stats: 8192 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 1:05:16 (11 seconds per picture)
Alignment: 16:35, Projection: 12:28, Blending: 36:12
(Preview finished in 33:48)

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