Panorama (John Hancock Center Observatory)
Okay ... for fun I created a 7500 pixel long Panorama from the John Hancock Center Observation Deck. This definitely was a chore, but for a first attempt ... you all may enjoy "the day" the Air Show had.
Use the bottom Scroll Bar to your heart's content ... LOL :D
About midway, you can see the new TRUMP tower going up. They completed the final concrete pour over the weekend. From here up ... all metal and composites.
Okay Frank, your turn. :D
To be quite accurate about how I approached the overall shot, when you are dealing with distances in excess of
three blocks in any direction, it really doesn't matter where you are standing on the top of a building, when you
take the image. Up there, I was limited to about 200 feet in any one direction. So I went to the four different
sides of JHC and took three shots to cover the quarter of the image. Then, when finished ... I had the entire 360°
coverage by the camera from four different symmetrical points, near the building's corners. Since they were
effectively taken out of a single window at each point ... no obstructions. If there was one ... I lopped it out.
Photomerge sewwed each quarter image together from the three originals ... then I stripped them clean and
sewwed the four corners together. According to Photoshop, the room for the full-size, completed image took well
over a GB of Memory to complete and was 30000+ pixels in length. I then parred it down to 7500x500
and used the "Save for Web & Devices..." to remove the JPG-air down to 49% (488KB) to fit in the web page.
As you can probably tell, I've got me a few neighbors! :eek:
Daddy? How do the "Blue Angels" reverse direction?
A kind of fun photomerge ...
Yes ... a double exposure, kind of ...
The reason this works, without losing the planes ... is that the parts that overlap
in the panorama do not have the planes in them, therefore the original shots beyond
the overlap are left alone.