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Fall from the Hill by James Albright

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Taken by
James Albright James Albright
Explore score
9.21 Gigapixels
Date added
Oct 27, 2014
Date taken
Oct 27, 2014
cityscapes, environmental, landscape, nature, street

This highly detailed gigapixel panorama captures a different perspective of Pittsburgh's Golden Triangle, extending from the Ohio River and Mt. Washington and up the Allegheny River valley to Sharpsburg. Among other neighborhoods, it includes the Hill, the Strip District, Lawrenceville, and North side communities and the North Shore stadiums.

Consisting of 663 separate photographs, the image was taken on October 27 by James Albright and David Bear as part of the High Points seriesof the Pittsburgh Gigapanorama project. It was shot from the rooftop of River View Ridge Condominiums on Arcena Street in the Hill District.

To view the image in full-screen mode, click the double arrow in the upper right corner. By clicking and dragging on the image, you can zoom in and pan around to find people and places. Also check out the snapshot icon in the lower left corner of the image, where you can also register for free and add snapshots of your own for others to see.

To view other images from the Pittsburgh Gigapanorama project, including the GigaPortrait series, visit gigapanorama.org/?page_id=804. For more information about the project or to order prints,send e-mail to high-point-pittsburgh@andrew.cmu.edu Will open in a new tab or window.

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GigaPan Stitch version 2.3.0306 (Macintosh)
Panorama size: 9213 megapixels (232716 x 39592 pixels)
Input images: 663 (51 columns by 13 rows)
Field of view: 213.4 degrees wide by 36.3 degrees high (top=12.9, bottom=-23.4)
Vignette correction on: c1=-0.0201 c2=0.00494
Use BRISK feature detector
Original image properties:
Camera model: NIKON D800E
Image size: 7360x4912 (36.2 megapixels)
Capture time: 2014-10-27 11:32:46 - 2014-10-27 12:15:00
Aperture: f/7.1
Exposure time: 0.0008
ISO: 400
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 300.0 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Manual
Horizontal overlap: 37.5 to 44.3 percent
Vertical overlap: 40.5 to 42.1 percent
Computer stats: 16384 MB RAM, 4 CPUs but using at most 1
Total time 1:56:21 (11 seconds per picture)
Alignment: 14:59, Projection: 12:43, Blending: 1:28:40
(Preview finished in 42:28)

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