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kocani II MACEDONIA by Zoran Efremov

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Taken by
Zoran Efremov Zoran Efremov
Explore score
172
Size
4.90 Gigapixels
Views
283793
Date added
Sep 24, 2009
Date taken
Sep 23, 2009
Categories
architectural, cityscapes, environmental, landscape, nature
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Description

226042x21693px image will make you surprised of the details and the hiden places that could be seen. This is I thing the widest view of the town Kocani where the alomost 70% of the town is visible.

THIS IS THE HAND MADE PANORAMA WITHOUT USING THE ROBOT. Before last step corrections the pano was between 6-7Gpx, but in order to get the nice composition and quality it was cropped in Photoshop to 5Gpx. At the begining I almost reached the Photoshop limit of 300.000 px. Amazing experiance and result if you exclude the little visible mistakes.

PANORAMA FROM THE OTHER SIDE OF THE TOWN COULD BE SEEN ON THE FOLOWING LINK:
(gigapan.org/gigapans/30950)
Green nature that sarrouns the town, "Brana Gragce" could be seen on folowing link:
gigapan.org/gigapans/33685/
small pano from OHRID - The Balcan Jerusalem could be seen here
gigapan.org/gigapans/70047/
and gigapan.org/gigapans/70049/


Gigapan Comments (41)

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  1. Hanna K

    Hanna K (October 04, 2009, 10:27AM )

    Unbelievable picture quality ! Zoran you are a king!

  2. Igor Nedelkovski

    Igor Nedelkovski (October 03, 2009, 10:47AM )

    Super :). I am publicly grading job done from Zoran with 10 (highest mark in Macedonian system of higher education). I wish to have more students like Zoran. PS for the public: this comment is given from the professor who issued this assignment to Zoran - to produce gigapixel photography - in the framework of its master studies in Graphic Art Engineering at Faculty of Technical Sciences, University "St. Kliment Ohridski" - Bitola, Macedonia.

  3. pinkynetnet

    pinkynetnet (October 03, 2009, 10:43AM )

    Убава слика...

  4. Zoran Efremov

    Zoran Efremov (October 03, 2009, 08:08AM )

    Thank you everyone for the nice words that you had wrriten. Macedonian is my language but let's all try instead Macedonian to use an international English in order to respect the others. Thank you.

  5. Roberto  Pasic

    Roberto Pasic (October 03, 2009, 07:39AM )

    For all user's who don't understand Macedonian language: Because this is the first time our man is on the top…, we, Macedonian user's use our language for describe our gladness, sorry for that… Best regards for all…

  6. Roberto  Pasic

    Roberto Pasic (October 03, 2009, 07:29AM )

    Kolega Aleksandar Nedevski, samo za potsetuvanje, sustinata na ovoj sajt e promocija na GigaPan dela, za prv pat vo istorijata imame makedonec na vrvot, bez ogled na se, tuka se komentira uspehot, sto se gleda od komentarite na nekolku profesionalci pogore potpisani, zarem ti mislis deka nie ostanatite ne primetivme greski? ne se baraat mani...se komentiraat pozitivnite raboti...Za potsetuvanje OVA E VRVNO DELO NA MAKEDONEC SO IZVONREDNI DETALI I UMESNOST TOA DA SE SREDI VO PHOTOSHOP OPKRUZUVANJE...ajde Aleksandar da vidime nekoe tvoe delo?

  7. Aleksandar dgas

    Aleksandar dgas (October 03, 2009, 02:44AM )

    super e slikava samo na sredina od slikata najdole kaj ulicata toj covekot si go skratil do pola samo noze ima hahahahaha :)

  8. Gardibald

    Gardibald (October 03, 2009, 01:42AM )

    Congratulations you are "numero uno" :)

  9. Elisabete Santos

    Elisabete Santos (October 01, 2009, 05:14PM )

    Absolutely wonderful ! so many details can be observed. Congratulations !

  10. Zoran Efremov

    Zoran Efremov (October 01, 2009, 11:34AM )

    Hallo everyone. Finnaly is time to write something after all this nice comments. I'm really pleased that reached such a success. For information the pano was taken with Nicon D-300 lensess 300mm (equ. 450mm). Stiching the pano of the photos that are not in the correct row and collumns was a such a tedious job, but think worted at the end. Had some problems with the weather humidity. In this region one needs to wait for the middle autmn to get an ideal weather for the cristal cliar picture. Hope to surprise you with more from ANCIENT MACEDONIA.

  11. Roberto  Pasic

    Roberto Pasic (October 01, 2009, 11:03AM )

    Bravo kolega, vrvno delo, podobra panorama ne sum videl do sega, izvonredni detali, uste ednas CESTITAM... Zoran, this is the great GigaPan work, congratulations...

  12. Ron Schott

    Ron Schott (September 29, 2009, 06:57PM )

    Wonderful detail, Zoran, and lots of explorability! It must have taken a lot of patience to shoot this without a GigaPan robot, but the results are well worth the effort. I understand that you used Photoshop to clean up the stitched image, but what program did you use for the original stitching job? Also, what camera did you use? It's curious that the uploader (?) assigned it a width of 360 degrees and a height of 0 degrees - clearly neither is correct - must be a bug. I'd love to see you shoot some of the geologic features of the region, if you get a chance. Keep up the great work!

  13. Gardibald

    Gardibald (September 29, 2009, 08:46AM )

    You're among top 10. Congradulations!!

  14. The Gigapanographer Currently Known as "Kilgore661"

    The Gigapanographer Currently Known as "Kilgore661" (September 28, 2009, 02:37PM )

    A perfect example of a gigapan in my book: very big, loads of detail, shows a place that not many people know about or will ever see (I guess?) in real life. It is astonishing that you have created such an enormous gigapan without a robot. You deserve a medal!

  15. EIWKA

    EIWKA (September 26, 2009, 11:12AM )

    You have done a wonderful job! I hope we will see more from Macedonia. Just go one!

  16. Payam Rahmani

    Payam Rahmani (September 25, 2009, 11:48AM )

    Great panorama. Well done.

  17. Bruce Perry

    Bruce Perry (September 25, 2009, 09:16AM )

    Congratulations! Looks like you got past the upload problem you encountered. City gigapans often have many details to explore. This one looks like it will have a lot.

  18. Stoney Vintson

    Stoney Vintson (September 24, 2009, 11:13PM )

    Very nice and large panorama. Great job. Is that really your family in the photo? Also, are you the Zoran from Chicago?

  19. Richard Palmer

    Richard Palmer (September 24, 2009, 09:51PM )

    Aloha Zoran, Fabulous - I'm glad you got the uploader to work! I hope we all get to see more of Macedonia.

  20. Stuart Smith

    Stuart Smith (September 24, 2009, 01:26PM )

    Good job! This looks real nice and there is a lot to explore :)

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