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Big prairie skies...and the Purple Martins. by Dave Belcher

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Taken by
Dave Belcher Dave Belcher
Explore score
0.56 Gigapixels
Date added
Jun 18, 2012
Date taken
Jun 17, 2012

While I was setting up to shoot the Gigapan, a small flock of curious Purple Martins were swooping and hovering just a few feet from the camera. It was clear they wanted to be part of the panorama. Photographed near Leduc, Alberta south of Edmonton.

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Stitcher Notes


GigaPan Stitch.Efx version 2.0.0440 (Macintosh)
Panorama size: 564 megapixels (39072 x 14440 pixels)
Input images: 162 (18 columns by 9 rows)
Field of view: 55.2 degrees wide by 20.4 degrees high (top=23.1, bottom=2.7)
Vignette correction on: c1=-0.0415 c2=-0.000849
Use larger blending region
Original image properties:
Camera make: Panasonic
Camera model: DMC-LX2
Image size: 4224x2376 (10.0 megapixels)
Capture time: 2012-06-17 11:34:27 - 2012-06-17 11:40:43
Aperture: f/8
Exposure time: 0.0015625
ISO: 100
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 112.0 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Automatic
Horizontal overlap: 50.7 to 54.5 percent
Vertical overlap: 34.5 to 39.6 percent
Computer stats: 2048 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 22:33 (8.4 seconds per picture)
Alignment: 1:07, Projection: 1:54, Blending: 19:33
(Preview finished in 5:56)

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