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Re: Let's post some panoramas

Posted: Fri Sep 30, 2016 9:31 am
by Ossie
bakubo wrote: If you are interested here are some photos including some night photos:


Henry

Thank you for the link. Great images there. Being on an organised tour we were at the mercy of the tour operators itinerary and they can only show you so much in the short time we were there. Your images really bring home what a fascinating and interesting place Budapest is and how it deserves a great deal more time to explore.

Thanks again.

Keith

Re: Let's post some panoramas

Posted: Fri Oct 14, 2016 9:55 am
by bakubo
Overlooking the Mekong River in Chau Doc, Vietnam, 2000 early in the morning. Scan of 4 Fujichrome Sensia 100 35mm slides.

Here is a thumbnail:

Image

This is a larger version:

http://www.bakubo.com/panoramas/Vietnam_Chau-Doc_2000_pano.jpg

Re: Let's post some panoramas

Posted: Fri Oct 14, 2016 4:31 pm
by sury
I can see the details of the roofing material. Wow.

Sury

Re: Let's post some panoramas

Posted: Fri Feb 08, 2019 12:21 am
by bakubo
Recently we spent a couple of weeks in Hiroshima (been there quite a few times since 1985) and in the middle of that time we went to Kure for a couple of days. I have stopped there for just a few minutes several times while riding a ferry for 3 hours going to Hiroshima, but I have never stopped to spend time there. It is a big seaport with shipbuilding yards, Japanese Navy ships and submarines, and a couple of cool museums (Yamato Battleship Museum and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Forces Museum). The Yamato Battleship (largest battleship ever built) was built at the Kure shipyards. It was sunk south of Kyushu in 1945 not long before the end of WWII. Anyway, here is a panorama I made at a place overlooking the Kure shipyards. Notice on the right they are building a big amphibious assault ship (I think that is what it is). I had to point the camera down a bit to make the 3-frame panorama so there is a bit of a curve.

Here is a thumbnail:

Image

This is a larger version of the panorama:

http://www.bakubo.com/panoramas/Kure_shipyard_pano.jpg

If you are interested you can see lots of Japan Navy submarines and ships in the album below. There is a spot you can get pretty close to them.

http://www.bakubo.com/Galleries%202/Japan/Kure/index.html

And in the Hiroshima album (2017 and 2019) there are shots of many of the same ships from the ferry and a different angle.

http://www.bakubo.com/Galleries%202/Japan/Hiroshima/index.html

Re: Let's post some panoramas

Posted: Fri Feb 08, 2019 8:49 pm
by aster
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I won't be able to go into specifics and favourites, Henry, but these are brilliant albums and photos. :)

Thank you for sharing,
Yildiz

Re: Let's post some panoramas

Posted: Sat Feb 09, 2019 11:47 pm
by bakubo
aster wrote:.
I won't be able to go into specifics and favourites, Henry, but these are brilliant albums and photos. :)


Thank you for taking a look, Yildiz. The Setonaikai (Seto Inland Sea) is a great place that I have spent a lot of time around for the last 20 years. It is the sea between Honshu and Shikoku and is full of small islands. There are also multiple shipbuilding places. Some here may recall that a few years ago I posted some photos of a shipbuilding place on the island of Oshima. I searched and found that 2014 thread:

Oshima in the Seto Inland Sea

viewtopic.php?f=17&t=8260

'It surpassed all my dreams of beauty': Exploring Japan's spectacular Seto Inland Sea

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/luxury/travel/japan-seto-inland-sea-holiday-best-things-do-see-walking-tour/

Re: Let's post some panoramas

Posted: Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:30 pm
by bfitzgerald
Sony A57, Minolta 100-200mm F4.5
Dingle, Ireland
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Re: Let's post some panoramas

Posted: Tue Apr 02, 2019 1:07 am
by bakubo
Nice pano, Barry. Beautiful location and photo. How many frames did you stitch?

Re: Let's post some panoramas

Posted: Tue Apr 02, 2019 4:31 am
by sury
Excellent Pano Barry. Love the layered look a lot.

Sury

Re: Let's post some panoramas

Posted: Tue Apr 02, 2019 1:37 pm
by bfitzgerald
bakubo wrote:Nice pano, Barry. Beautiful location and photo. How many frames did you stitch?


Used the auto pana function in camera and cropped about 60% off was feeling lazy that day, slight tweak in contrast :D

Re: Let's post some panoramas

Posted: Fri Apr 26, 2019 1:27 pm
by bakubo
bakubo wrote:Recently we spent a couple of weeks in Hiroshima (been there quite a few times since 1985) and in the middle of that time we went to Kure for a couple of days. I have stopped there for just a few minutes several times while riding a ferry for 3 hours going to Hiroshima, but I have never stopped to spend time there. It is a big seaport with shipbuilding yards, Japanese Navy ships and submarines, and a couple of cool museums (Yamato Battleship Museum and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Forces Museum). The Yamato Battleship (largest battleship ever built) was built at the Kure shipyards. It was sunk south of Kyushu in 1945 not long before the end of WWII. Anyway, here is a panorama I made at a place overlooking the Kure shipyards. Notice on the right they are building a big amphibious assault ship (I think that is what it is). I had to point the camera down a bit to make the 3-frame panorama so there is a bit of a curve.


I saw these articles today. I think the ship I saw and photographed at the shipyards was probably this helicopter destroyer being converted into an aircraft carrier. First one for Japan since WWII.

https://thediplomat.com/2018/12/japan-to-convert-izumo-class-into-f-35-carrying-aircraft-carrier/

http://cimsec.org/japans-izumo-class-helicopter-destroyer-aircraft-carrier-disguise/24130

bakubo wrote:Here is a thumbnail:

Image

This is a larger version of the panorama:

http://www.bakubo.com/panoramas/Kure_shipyard_pano.jpg

If you are interested you can see lots of Japan Navy submarines and ships in the album below. There is a spot you can get pretty close to them.

http://www.bakubo.com/Galleries%202/Japan/Kure/index.html

And in the Hiroshima album (2017 and 2019) there are shots of many of the same ships from the ferry and a different angle.

http://www.bakubo.com/Galleries%202/Japan/Hiroshima/index.html

Re: Let's post some panoramas

Posted: Fri Apr 26, 2019 1:31 pm
by bakubo
Here is a new panorama I made this week in Utah outside Santa Clara. 5 raw shots with my Panasonic TX1 (ZS100/TZ100) stitched with Photoshop CC. This is a thumbnail:

Image

This is a larger version of the panorama:

http://www.bakubo.com/panoramas/Santa_Clara_Utah_pano.jpg

Re: Let's post some panoramas

Posted: Fri Apr 26, 2019 1:51 pm
by ValeryD

Re: Let's post some panoramas

Posted: Sat Apr 27, 2019 5:13 pm
by bakubo
I have not tried those 360 degree websites. In 2002 I did make this 360 degree panorama using my Minolta D7i though. It is 21 vertical photos stitched together. I should probably redo it using current panorama software because it would probably be a bit better.

President Johnson's Family Homestead, Texas (360 degrees)

http://www.bakubo.com/panoramas/johnson_homestead_pano.jpg