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Downtown Portland Skyline

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Kenneth Kruse on December 10, 2011

Dave Thank you for the visit and comment. Cheers from Portland --- Ken

chusmurcia on December 10, 2011

Fantastic panoramic!! I voted, greetings.

Kenneth Kruse on December 10, 2011

chusmurcia Thank you for your comments and vote. Cheers from Portland --- Ken

~oOo~ on December 17, 2011

Nothing short of amazing. An image like this would make me very proud!

~oOo~ on December 17, 2011

Bloody hell... Zoomed in, it's incredible. One can almost see individual people in the offices!

Kenneth Kruse on December 18, 2011

Sigh* Thanks for the visit and comments, too bad you can't see the original. Panoramio limits uploads to 50 megapixel while the original was over 150 megapixel, I had to downsize this by a factor of 3 to get it to upload. Cheers --- Ken

Dave Fiorucci on December 28, 2011

Do you use Hugin to stitch? The pano is worthy of selling prints in the tourist shop. again very nice!

Kenneth Kruse on December 28, 2011

Thanks again Dave, I have used Hugin but not for this one. I first processed each of the 3 shot brackets in Photomatix then stitched them in Photoshop CS3. There was a stitching error all the way down the center I cleaned up using the clone tool and another apparent on this one that I only recently noticed, it's above the left bridge. The most difficult part of processing this was getting the color right, I first did some global levels tweaks to each of the RGB channels, after getting the majority of the image where I wanted the color I then made a few feathered selections and repeated the color adjustments at the local level. This was necessary because the mixed lighting sources caused areas of unnatural color casts.

Kenneth Kruse on September 28, 2012

Thanks for your comment Debra glad you could stop and visit! Cheers from Portland --- Ken

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Photo taken in Buckman Neighborhood, Portland, OR 97214, USA

Photo details

  • Uploaded on November 25, 2011
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Kenneth Kruse
    • Camera: NIKON D5100
    • Taken on 2011/11/24 01:59:22
    • Exposure: 20.000s
    • Focal Length: 34.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/8.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO100