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office, view from NW corner by Vicki Hertzberg

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Vicki Hertzberg Vicki Hertzberg
Explore score
116
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0.79 Gigapixels
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1932
Date added
Jun 07, 2011
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Jun 07, 2011
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This is a view of my office, taken from its northwestern corner. There is a lot to find here. Can you find 1) the thermostat 2) the small scale model of Nike, the Winged Victory of Samothrace, 3) the rabbit that I pull out of a hat when I do math-e-magic, 4) my old college text books (hint: find the PL-I and Fortran texts 5) a gift from Archbishop Desmond Tutu (hint, it is not signed) 6) a picture of me with my student Frank when he graduated, 7) a Buddha statue, 8) a depiction of my daughter's life in a fabric timeline, made when she was 9 years old, 9) a bottle that had contained the world's best soft drink?


Gigapan Comments (8)

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  1. David Engle

    David Engle (June 08, 2011, 04:17PM )

    Vicki, your office GigaPan really looks nice after you geocoded it. I wish that every geocoded their GigaPans.

  2. Vicki Hertzberg

    Vicki Hertzberg (June 08, 2011, 03:22PM )

    Thanks, Kilgore! I have geocoded it now. I'll be posting a lot of these this summer - I'll be spending two weeks in Greece this month, and two weeks in Alaska in July. And I will remember - MUST GEOCODE!

  3. The Gigapanographer Currently Known as "Kilgore661"

    The Gigapanographer Currently Known as "Kilgore661" (June 07, 2011, 11:55PM )

    David brought this image to my attention and I have to agree with him and Tom. This a great shot, full of detail. More like this please! (And geocode, geocode, geocode! :-)

  4. Vicki Hertzberg

    Vicki Hertzberg (June 07, 2011, 07:38PM )

    Perhaps Kilgore will come out later. I just took a snapshot on the Acropolis gigapan to which you pointed. I have never been to Bath, although that is on the agenda for my next trip to England, whenever that will be. On this next trip to Greece I will actually get to see more than Alexandroupolis, Athens, and Samothrace (believe it or not, these are the only 3 places I have visited in Greece during my 3 trips), and I plan to take gigapans at these places as time allows. Do you suppose the British Museum would permit taking a gigapan back in the gallery where the Elgin marbles reside?

  5. David Engle

    David Engle (June 07, 2011, 05:58PM )

    Vicki, if we can find Kilgore, he too may make a few comments as well. All I can say is: if I wanted to go to Greece, I would book a flight to London, visit the British Museum and see the Elgin Marbles www.gigapan.org/gigapans/4803/snaps hots/15166/ , and then catch the train to Bath and stay there for a couple of weeks and hang-out around the Greek architecture. Tom and Kilgore are the world travellers ... I only visit England. I admire brave people that actually visit Greece, and hope that you have a fantastic time and take more beautiful GigaPans of Greece as you have done before.

  6. Vicki Hertzberg

    Vicki Hertzberg (June 07, 2011, 05:37PM )

    Thanks, David and Tom. You are both such terrific photographers yourselves!

  7. Tom Nelson

    Tom Nelson (June 07, 2011, 04:13PM )

    I second David's praise, Vicki. Interiors are hard to shoot. You've done an excellent job here.

  8. David Engle

    David Engle (June 07, 2011, 02:05PM )

    Beautiful panorama ... lots and lots to explore and 99 percent in focus ... excellent.

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GigaPan Stitcher version 0.4.3865 (Macintosh)
Panorama size: 794 megapixels (38919 x 20408 pixels)
Input images: 280 (20 columns by 14 rows)
Field of view: 122.2 degrees wide by 64.1 degrees high (top=28.3, bottom=-35.8)
Settings:
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon PowerShot A720 IS
Image size: 3264x2448 (8.0 megapixels)
Capture time: 2011-06-07 10:39:23 - 2011-06-07 10:57:16
Aperture: f/8
Exposure time: 0.025
ISO: 1600
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 210.7 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Manual
Horizontal overlap: 41.3 to 53.8 percent
Vertical overlap: 39.9 to 46.8 percent
Computer stats: 3840 MB RAM, 2 CPUs
Total time 2:31:31 (0:32 per picture)
Alignment: 14:18, Projection: 14:27, Blending: 2:02:45

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