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Old 11-24-2003, 06:43 PM   #1
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Panoramas. A collection. A collaboration.

I am hoping to instigate everyone to contribute one or many of their favorite Panoramas from rides throughout our beautiful planet.

I used to go through the painstaking process of creating a panorama quite rarely because adjusting the levels and contrast of each shot was nothing other than a PITA. I recently got a Canon S50 which has a awesome Pan feature which essentially locks the lights levels to the first pic you take, thus assembly is a snap. It still requires some photoshop magic, but the time and effort needed has been dramatically reduced. None of the following are perfect, but I only spent 5 minutes a piece creating them. The pics below range from 3 shots to 7 shots to create the panorama.

The first 5 were taken on the same road. Highway 103 from Evergreen to Idaho Springs:

Near Squaw Pass:



Approaching Echo Lake. The flatlands can be seen on the horizons.


Approaching Idaho Springs:


The next two are in the 11 mile canyon just west of Pikes Peak near Colorado Springs:






I find that these shots capture the essence of the environment with the power to almost make you believe you were there. Well, not really, but almost.

Please share your pans, comments and opinions.
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Old 11-25-2003, 10:50 PM   #2
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Old 11-25-2003, 10:54 PM   #3
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I can Varelly take a picture of my bike

so don't count me in..

but be sure i be waiting for more of this awesome photos

bring them ON
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Old 11-25-2003, 11:14 PM   #4
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I picked up an S400 about 3 weeks ago - the panoramic feature sure does make life easier ... now if they would only allow more than 15" for time exposure...

this was one of the first(maybe the first) panoramics I shot with it.


here's a large version

now with some bikes...


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Old 11-25-2003, 11:25 PM   #5
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I picked up an S400 about 3 weeks ago - the panoramic feature sure does make life easier ... now if they would only allow more than 15" for time exposure...
Are you telling us,you don't even need a special camara or one of does fancy tripods,,or a miliion hours of photo shop to make pictures like that
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Old 11-25-2003, 11:44 PM   #6
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Actually, your Elevenmile Canyon pictures are not of Elevenmile Canyon. They are the South Platte area above Elevenmile Reservoir. The Canyon is BELOW the Reservoir and looks like this
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Old 11-25-2003, 11:48 PM   #7
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Old 11-25-2003, 11:48 PM   #8
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Are you telling us,you don't even need a special camara or one of does fancy tripods,,or a miliion hours of photo shop to make pictures like that
Nope ! This one was taken with my elbows as only tripod with an old 1Megapixel Sony cam.
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Old 11-25-2003, 11:50 PM   #9
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and I happen to know this cuz it's my favorite place to be!
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Old 11-26-2003, 12:28 AM   #10
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here's a link to a shot taken near Taos NM:

http://setthemfree.com/pictures/big_dog/taos_sky.html

(it's a PNG so it might not work in all browsers)
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Old 10-30-2004, 08:01 AM   #11
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Old 11-26-2003, 09:49 AM   #12
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great pics guys. please keep them comming!

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Old 11-26-2003, 07:55 PM   #13
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Are you telling us,you don't even need a special camara or one of does fancy tripods,,or a miliion hours of photo shop to make pictures like that
did a mountain bike loop today & shot this at the top of the trail. lighting wasn't great, but there aren't any seams in the photo & all I did was run the raw pics through the Canon software & reduce the size in Photoshop for this posting.
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Old 08-28-2012, 05:39 AM   #14
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Old 09-11-2012, 12:56 AM   #15
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I would really like to see this one about 4 sizes larger, so it would be necessary to scroll horizontally and vertically to view the entire photo. Bet it would be awesome.
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