Panorama atop Mt. Mitchell (view West)

Selected for Google Maps and Google Earth

Comments (3)

Jeroen Verburg on April 1, 2010

I've got you again Kevin! :D Trying to get away with over-broadening your panorama's, weren't you? Just right to the middle you just copied a bunch of trees and some miles of mountains. OK, they're beautiful trees and great mountains, but don't you think you're overdoing it a bit here? ;))

Jeroen

Kevin Childress on April 2, 2010

Jeroen, I can NOT believe I just now realized what was wrong with this shot!! I knew there was something but it just now hit me like a ton of bricks! Do you see that small wisp of cloud on either side of the "break" in the scene (right 1/3), just above the mountain range? The photo should line up at that spot but I missed it, and apparently aimed too far to the right with my camera. I don't do panoramas on the computer. One of the neatest features of my camera provides a two-shot, or a three-shot panoramic "stitch" feature, This scene is directly out of the camera, and is horrible craftsmanship on my part!

I love my panoramic photos though - this one was probably the toughest to earn so far in 2010. Take a look at this pluton on the map - kind of neat.

Jeroen Verburg on April 2, 2010

My camera came with software that can stitch photos, on the computer. I don't use it much. I did read a good tip on Pano, shoot panoramas in portrait orientation. You need a few more takes, but your panorama gets more height, and usually more foreground. Useful for river panoramas and thing like that. But I guess you can not stitch those in your camera.

Jeroen

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Photo taken in Mt Mitchell State Park, Pisgah National Forest, 2388 North Carolina 128, Burnsville, NC 28714, USA

Photo details

  • Uploaded on July 4, 2009
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Kevin Childress
    • Camera: EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY KODAK EASYSHARE Z1012 IS Digital Camera
    • Taken on 2009/05/09 13:57:28
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/400)
    • Focal Length: 5.85mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.800
    • ISO Speed: ISO64
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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