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Nantucket Windmill 2 by Bruce Perry

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Taken by
Bruce Perry Bruce Perry
Explore score
0.60 Gigapixels
Date added
Sep 13, 2008
Date taken
Sep 11, 2008

Canon Powershot SX 100 IS


This windmill was built in 1746 by Nathan Wilbur, a Nantucket sailor who had studied Dutch mills. Volunteer millers from the Nantucket Historical Association keep the mill in operation and still grind cornmeal with it.

The style of mill is called a smock mill. Only the top or cap of the mill turns to face the wind. The main part of the building is fixed.

Technical note: as an experiment, I tried this one without image stabilization. My initial impression is that the stabilization helps. See "Nantucket Windmill 3" for comparison

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Stitcher Notes


GigaPan Stitcher version 0.4.2735 (Windows)
Panorama size: 603 megapixels (30594 x 19725 pixels)
Input images: 121 (11 columns by 11 rows)
Field of view: 50.1 degrees wide by 32.3 degrees high (top=13.2, bottom=-19.1)
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon PowerShot SX100 IS
Image size: 3264x2448 (8.0 megapixels)
Aperture: f/8
Exposure time: 0.003125
ISO: 100
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 363.2 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Manual
Has subsecond timestamp: no
Horizontal overlap: 9.7 to 33.0 percent
Vertical overlap: 2.9 to 67.6 percent
Computer stats: 1533.73 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 2:35:01 (1:16 per picture)
Alignment: 16:05, Projection: 13:09, Blending: 2:05:45

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