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"Blueprints" sculpture at Addison Circle - Addison, Texas by Kyle Porter

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Kyle Porter Kyle Porter
Explore score
2.65 Gigapixels
Date added
Sep 17, 2008
Date taken
Sep 16, 2008

This gigapan is 18 images high and 22 images wide, a total of 396 images that took over 10 hours for the GigaPan Stitcher to stitch (not very well I might add).

"Blueprints" at Addison Circle is located in Addison Circle at Quorum Drive and Addison Circle Drive. Located in Addison Circle, this unique four-story sculpture offers a vision of Addison's past, present and future. A vase-like structure containing poles that reach out over the street are topped with five floating art panels, each a blueprint tracery of a phase in the town's development.
- Stands 45 feet high and 140 feet across.
- Blueprints art piece weighs 410,000 pounds, each pole weighs 9,000 pounds. It took more than 650-gallons of custom-mixed, Sherwin Williams "Sharpie Blue" paint for the piece.
- Artists: Michael Van Valkenburgh and Mel Chin. Van Valkenburgh is a professor in the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University. Chin is an artist, originally from Houston, now living in Burnsville, North Carolina and has been an artist in residence at University of Georgia and Stanford University.
- Grand "Unveiling" event: April 13, 2000
- Total cost for the sculpture is 2.1 million dollars
For more info go to - www.addisontexas.net/what_to_do/Attractions/blueprints.asp Will open in a new tab or window

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  1. Sharam Sasson

    Sharam Sasson (September 18, 2008, 10:25AM )

    Alignment issue Kyle,Very interesting pictures. Some parts are extremely sharp. What do you think caused the alignment problem?Are you happy with your SX110? Have you experimented with different zoom settings, so you are not at 360 mm focal length?Thanks

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Stitcher Notes


GigaPan Stitcher version 0.4.2733 (Macintosh)
Panorama size: 2649 megapixels (74563 x 35537 pixels)
Input images: 522 (29 columns by 18 rows)
Field of view: 169.9 degrees wide by 81.0 degrees high (top=62.7, bottom=-18.3)
Use larger blending region
Keep projected images
Original image properties:
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon PowerShot SX110 IS
Image size: 3456x2592 (9.0 megapixels)
Aperture: f/8
Exposure time: 0.0769231
ISO: 100
Focal length (35mm equiv.): 357.6 mm
Digital zoom: off
White balance: Fixed
Exposure mode: Manual
Has subsecond timestamp: no
Horizontal overlap: 9.0 to 82.7 percent
Vertical overlap: 0.7 to 65.1 percent
Computer stats: 9216 MB RAM, 4 CPUs
Total time 11:40:05 (1:20 per picture)
Alignment: 1:06:00, Projection: 33:32, Blending: 10:00:32

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