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- Taken by
- Karim Saad
- Explore score
- 7.01 Gigapixels
- Date added
- December 30, 2010
- Date taken
- December 27, 2010
Manfrotto Tripod 055CXPRO3
Canon EOS 550D | Rebel t2i
GigaPan Epic 100
Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM
GigaPan of Beirut Downtown or The Beirut Central District.
I have created this GigaPan with my Canon Camera 550D (T2i) using a prime lens L series the Canon Telephoto EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM.
As for the panoramic head, I have used the GigaPan Epic 100 and the Manfrotto Tripod 055CXPRO3 Carbon Fiber.
For more of my work, kindly visit my website www.karimsaad.net
GigaPan Photograph by Karim Saad | Copyright © 2010, All rights reserved.
Special thanks to Joe & Mika.
The Beirut Central District (BCD) is the name given to Beirut’s historical and geographical core, the “vibrant financial, commercial, and administrative hub of the country.” It is situated on the city’s northern coast and includes many monuments and places of importance to the citizens of Beirut, including Martyrs' Square. Beirut Central District is sometimes called Solidere, after the company of the same name founded by Rafik Hariri that has undertaken reconstruction of the neighborhood after the Lebanese Civil War. Source Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beirut_Central_District
Other Gigapans of Lebanon:
Byblos Port: gigapan.org/gigapans/79586/
Mount Sannine: gigapan.org/gigapans/59242/
The Cedars of God: gigapan.org/gigapans/56937/
Jounieh Bay: gigapan.org/gigapans/63444/
In this Panorama you can browse and discover a lot of landmarks as well as the beautiful architecture of Beirut downtown. http://gigapan.org/gigapans/67894/
Make sure not to miss the following:
1- Martyr’s Square and the famous Statue www.gigapan.org/gigapans/67894/snapshots/187446/
2- Grand Serail also known as Government Palace www.gigapan.org/gigapans/67894/snapshots/187888/
3- Al Amine Mosque www.gigapan.org/gigapans/67894/snapshots/187472/
4- Hariri Burial site www.gigapan.org/gigapans/67894/snapshots/187887/
5- St. Georges Church www.gigapan.org/gigapans/67894/snapshots/188786/
6- Beirut Ports www.gigapan.org/gigapans/67894/snapshots/190511/
7- Holiday Inn Hotel www.gigapan.org/gigapans/67894/snapshots/187459/
8- UN Headquarters www.gigapan.org/gigapans/67894/snapshots/187893/
9- Burj el Murr, Starco, An Nahar, Virgin, Burj Al Ghazal, UFA buildings and many others…
Also on the far right, you will see a big part of the Lebanese coast including:
1- La Marina Joseph Khoury www.gigapan.org/gigapans/67894/snapshots/189047/
2- Zouk Power Plant www.gigapan.org/gigapans/67894/snapshots/192255/
3- Rimal, Holiday Beach, Aquamarina, Tabarja... www.gigapan.org/gigapans/67894/snapshots/189046/
4- Notre Dame du Liban also know as Harissa www.gigapan.org/gigapans/67894/snapshots/189048/
5- Casino du Liban www.gigapan.org/gigapans/67894/snapshots/189043/
If you can't find them on the map, they are all snapshot. All you have to do is to hover the mouse over the image a check the name. Good hunting!