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Peterson Farm Sheep Pasture (Falmouth, MA) by takomabibelot

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takomabibelot takomabibelot
Explore score
0.13 Gigapixels
Date added
Nov 28, 2008
Date taken
Nov 28, 2008

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"One of the oldest farms on Cape Cod, the land was granted to John Weeks in 1679 and was farmed by the Weeks family for almost 300 years. They raised cattle and sheep and maintained orchards and cropland. Wool was the primary source of income for most of the farm’s history, so when demand for wool declined in the late 1800s and early 1900s, family members turned to other occupations. The farmhouse was finally abandoned and torn down. The foundation to the barn still exists beside the path to Miles Pond.

"In 1949, the farm was sold to Captain John Peterson, who grew vegetables and fruit on the land for his Cape Codder Hotel.

"Today, the town uses the sheep not for their wool but for the practical purpose of keeping the grass and invasive plants 'mowed' so that the fields remain open. The sheep belong to Susan Schoen, a veterinarian who raises sheep and trains border collies as a hobby." -- www.300committee.org/petersonfarm.htm Will open in a new tab or window
Here's a shot of doors in an outbuilding: www.flickr.com/photos/takomabibelot/3064716118 Will open in a new tab or window/
... and here's a shot of an outbuilding doorknob: www.flickr.com/photos/takomabibelot/2058040293 Will open in a new tab or window/

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Stitcher Notes


GigaPan Stitcher version 0.4.3510 (Windows)
Panorama size: 131 megapixels (20976 x 6281 pixels)
Input images: 36 (9 columns by 4 rows)
Field of view: 118.3 degrees wide by 35.4 degrees high (top=10.5, bottom=-24.9)
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Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS
Image size: 3264x2448 (8.0 megapixels)
Capture time: 2008-11-28 10:07:53 - 2008-11-28 10:10:38
Aperture: f/4.9
Exposure time: 0.00625
ISO: 100
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 112.6 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Automatic
Horizontal overlap: 31.0 to 36.5 percent
Vertical overlap: 47.2 to 48.6 percent
Computer stats: 2023.23 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 1:06:52 (1:51 per picture)
Alignment: 8:21, Projection: 5:49, Blending: 52:40

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