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Smithfield Street Bridge, Pittsburgh by Paul Heckbert

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Paul Heckbert Paul Heckbert
Explore score
Print Pricing
$4.00 to $782.00
0.66 Gigapixels
Date added
Mar 23, 2013
Date taken

A view of the Smithfield Street Bridge across the Monongahela River from the upstream sidewalk. Mount Washington is visible on image left and downtown Pittsburgh is visible at image right.

The bridge was built from 1881-1883. It is the oldest steel bridge in the United States. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smithfield_Street_Bridge Will open in a new tab or window
Click the "Google Earth" link to view this in 3D (looks less distorted than this spherical projection).

Stitched with GigaPan Stitch (see Stitch notes below), then used Stitch's Save Projected Images feature to improve some sections where the camera focus was off, using Photoshop for masking and cropping.

Stitch notes:

GigaPan Stitch.Efx version 2.2.0374 (Macintosh)
Panorama size: 755 megapixels (40208 x 18800 pixels)
Input images: 54 (9 columns by 6 rows)
Field of view: 299.0 degrees wide by 139.8 degrees high (top=90.0, bottom=-49.8)
Vignette correction on: c1=-0.0774 c2=0.0112
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: SONY
Camera model: DSC-RX100
Image size: 5472x3648 (20.0 megapixels)
Capture time: 2013-03-23 09:48:27 - 2013-03-23 09:52:42
Aperture: f/3.2
Exposure time: 0.0005
ISO: 200
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 50.0 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Manual
Horizontal overlap: 23.7 to 85.4 percent
Vertical overlap: 9.9 to 16.4 percent
Computer stats: 3840 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 17:42 (20 seconds per picture)
Alignment: 41 seconds, Projection: 1:40, Blending: 15:21
(Preview finished in 4:34)

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