Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Is this a panorama? A lighthouse

The light house at Hollum, Isle of Ameland, the Netherlands.

Is this a panorama? Eight pictures taken with a fisheye lens, combined with a standard post processing software. Since you can see all sides of the light house at once, and "panorama" translates from greek/latin as "see all", I'd say: yes, it is a pano! :-)

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Monday, May 26, 2008

On a ferry

Excellent weather - windy, but sunny, going last Friday from Holwerd in the Netherlands towards the Isle of Ameland. 45 Minutes time to kill! Definitely enough time for those two:

A 360 degree view of the ferry going towards Ameland:

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And a HDR image of the ferry, made out of three exposures:

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Compare the dynamic range to the first one!