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Wendy Captivates a Herd of South Texas Deer in San Antonio, Texas by David Engle

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Taken by
David Engle David Engle
Explore score
0.09 Gigapixels
Date added
Aug 22, 2010
Date taken
Aug 21, 2010

Leica D-Lux 3


During a recent trip to San Antonio, I thought I would introduce some South Texas Deer to Wendy, but little did I know how she would captivate them! A bit of dry corn helped in melting the ice for it was late in the afternoon and these deer were hungry.

This 12-photo hand-held panorama was taken with a Leica D-Lux 3 camera and stitched as usual using the GigaPan Stitcher, version 1.0.0804.

Note: This panorama can be seen in Google Earth as a curved panorama on a curved surface by clicking the link, View in Google Earth (assuming that you have Google Earth installed on your computer).

Gigapan Comments (6)

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  1. David Engle

    David Engle (September 07, 2010, 02:50PM )

    There is no grass ... what you see is in no way related to grass. There use to be grass in this yard up until a few years ago ... since then drought has killed what grass was there ... for grass to return, grass would have to be replanted. The deer are gratful for the rain too.

  2. The Gigapanographer Currently Known as "Kilgore661"

    The Gigapanographer Currently Known as "Kilgore661" (September 07, 2010, 01:09PM )

    The grass in this picture doesn't look very green. Are the folks in San Antonio greatful for all the rain they are getting or is the weather really bad?

  3. David Engle

    David Engle (August 23, 2010, 08:02AM )

    The deer are sort of tame as they will come up and feed while people are standing around but these deer were certainly fasinated by Wendy's presence. Really to answer your question, these deer run loose in this neighborhood and where I use to live, behind our home was a very large fenced area where at times it seemed that there were 100s of deer. That was in the 60s and 70s.

  4. The Gigapanographer Currently Known as "Kilgore661"

    The Gigapanographer Currently Known as "Kilgore661" (August 23, 2010, 07:40AM )

    Are these deer wild? I assumed you were in a park of some sort like erm, a deer park.

  5. David Engle

    David Engle (August 23, 2010, 05:15AM )

    Thanks Tom. The deer got their corn for supper, Wendy got to see something she had not seen before and I got a good looking GigaPan. A good time was shared by all.

  6. Tom Nelson

    Tom Nelson (August 22, 2010, 05:44PM )

    Sweet photo!

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Stitcher Notes


GigaPan Stitch version 1.0.0804 (Macintosh)
Panorama size: 89 megapixels (19608 x 4568 pixels)
Input images: 12 (12 columns by 1 rows)
Field of view: 47.0 degrees wide by 10.9 degrees high (top=4.6, bottom=-6.4)
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: LEICA
Camera model: D-LUX 3
Image size: 2376x4224 (10.0 megapixels)
Capture time: 2010-08-21 18:21:56 - 2010-08-21 18:23:35
Aperture: f/8
Exposure time: 0.0333333
ISO: 100
Focal length (35mm equiv.): unknown
White balance: unknown
Exposure mode: unknown
Horizontal overlap: 23.8 to 47.8 percent
Computer stats: 2048 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 1:47 (8.9 seconds per picture)
Alignment: 22 seconds, Projection: 5.7 seconds, Blending: 1:20
(Preview finished in 35 seconds)

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