Posts tagged ‘Panorama’

Gigapan releases Epic PRO Motorized DSLR mount

Gigapan Epic Pro

Gigapan Epic Pro

If you want a $#!^load of megapixels, this is the way to get it:  With the $895 Gigapan Epic PRO panoramic camera mount along with a DSLR camera.  Or just use their Epic mount with a point-and shoot digital camera.  Note: not all cameras are supported, make sure to check that yours is compatible.

Gigapan Systems has been producing mounts for point-and-shoot cameras for a while now, and has a panorama hosting service that integrates very well with Google Earth.  Just don’t try to upload anything smaller than 50 megapixels, or you will be denied.

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Microsoft Research Image Composite Editor (ICE)

Very cool panoramic stitching software from Microsoft.  Doesn’t have blending quit as good as hugin/enblend, but MUCH faster.  Soon it will enable video panoramas & action summaries.  At the end they demonstrate how to combine a large number of similar pictures of a distant object blurred by atmospheric distortion into a single sharpened image.

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A 26 Gigapixel Panorama

This is a freaking huge image.  Zoooooooooooooooooooommmmmmmmm….freakinghugepano

“The picture was made with the Canon 5D mark II and a 400mm-lens. It consists of 1.665 full format pictures with 21.4 megapixel, which was recorded by a photo-robot in 172 minutes. The converting of 102 GB raw data by a computer with a main memory cache of 48 GB and 16 processors took 94 hours. With a resolution of 297.500 x 87.500 pixel (26 gigapixel) the picture is the largest in the world. (stand December 2009)”

Now if only it was of something a little more interesting than the a Dresden industrial zone.

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