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Terry Evans - Millennium Park Lurie Garden by TJ Socolofsky

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TJ Socolofsky TJ Socolofsky
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1.61 Gigapixels
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6505
Date added
Aug 28, 2008
Date taken
Aug 28, 2008
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gigapan with Canon SX100

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Designed by Gustafson Guthrie Nichol Ltd, Piet Oudolf and Robert Israel, this 2.5-acre garden pays homage to the City's motto, "Urbs in Horto" (City in a Garden), which refers to Chicago's transformation from its flat and marshy origins to a bold and powerful city. Highlights of the garden include the dramatically lit, 15-foot-high "shoulder" hedge. This physical representation of Sandburg's famous description of the "City of Big Shoulders" encloses the garden on two sides and protects the delicate perennial garden. A graceful hardwood footbridge over shallow water divides the garden diagonally between "light" and "dark" plates.
About this picture: Terry Evans, a Chicago artist photographer, was recruited by the Chicago Office of Tourism to create a Gigapan. She selected the subject, time, and orientation and the Gigapan equipment was run by Ted Socolofsky, a local Gigapan enthusiast. You can see more of Terry Evans work at www.TerryEvansPhotography.com Will open in a new tab or window
www.millenniumpark.org Will open in a new tab or window, Location: 201 E Randolph St., Chicago, IL 60601)

This image was taken in partnership with the City of Chicago, Department of Cultural Affairs, Office of Tourism.


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GigaPan Stitcher version 0.4.2735 (Windows)
Panorama size: 1610 megapixels (48159 x 33449 pixels)
Input images: 342 (18 columns by 19 rows)
Field of view: 87.5 degrees wide by 60.8 degrees high (top=5.3, bottom=-55.5)
Settings:
All default settings
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon PowerShot SX100 IS
Image size: 3264x2448 (8.0 megapixels)
Aperture: f/4.3
Exposure time: 0.00125 - 0.025
ISO: 80 - 200
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 338.4 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Automatic
Exposure mode: Automatic
Has subsecond timestamp: no
Horizontal overlap: 19.8 to 57.0 percent
Vertical overlap: 14.7 to 44.1 percent
Computer stats: 3321.93 MB RAM, 4 CPUs
Total time 4:32:32 (0:47 per picture)
Alignment: 1:14:30, Projection: 17:28, Blending: 3:00:33

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