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- Taken by
- David Engle
- Explore score
- 0.07 Gigapixels
- Date added
- September 23, 2009
- Date taken
- September 20, 2009
Nikon D-70 & Various Portr...
The people that own this property, Allen and Mikey Isbell, are ministering to this congregation of people and are having Sunday Church Services in their greenhouse or sun-room as seen in this 360-degree panorama. A panorama of their actual church building has been seen in an earlier panorama: tinyurl.com/Galveston002
This congregation of people are waiting for the construction and repair of their building (Ike caused major interior damage) to be complete before they return, and each Sunday until then are meeting in the Isbell's greenhouse as explained in this newspaper articles from September and November, 2008: tinyurl.com/5ferpn and tinyurl.com/mkc4hk
Over my lifetime, I have attended a few churches and have listened to a fair number of sermons, and I must honestly say that this service was sort of unique to me as I have never been among a group of people that have been through so much pain and agony as what these have been through this past year and still are excited about the work and the path that is set before them as they continue to help those that are in need in the city of Galveston, Texas.
I was uplifted by Allen's sermon and was touched by their overwhelming friendliness and acceptance of me, a visitor, into their meeting place and would return more often if it were not for the long distance that separates Galveston from Houston.
They have invited me back for their first church service in their renovated church building to take another GigaPan and I look forward to that occasion, whenever it may be.
Note: This panorama can be seen in Google Earth as a beautiful 360-degree curved panorama on a curved surface by clicking the link, View in Google Earth.
This hand-held panorama was taken with a Nikon D-70 using a Nikkor 28-80 f/3.3-5.6 G lens and was stitched using the GigaPan Stitcher software. Additional information can be seen in Stitcher Notes.
GigaPan Stitcher version 0.4.4329 (Macintosh)
Panorama size: 69 megapixels (23210 x 3003 pixels)
Input images: 23 (23 columns by 1 rows)
Field of view: 360.0 degrees wide by 46.6 degrees high (top=18.9, bottom=-27.7)
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera model: NIKON D70
Image size: 1197x3008, 1274x3008, 1370x3005, 1460x3008, 2000x3008, 896x3008 (2.7 megapixels - 6.0 megapixels)
Capture time: 2009-09-20 11:24:52 - 2009-09-20 11:27:10
Exposure time: 0.0125
Focal length (35mm equiv.): unknown
White balance: unknown
Exposure mode: unknown
Horizontal overlap: 8.2 to 85.2 percent
Computer stats: 2048 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 7:29 (0:19 per picture)
Alignment: 1:37, Projection: 0:57, Blending: 4:54