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  • chamellieon said:
    I like the flecks of clouds in the sky :)
  • David de Groot said:
    Yeah there wasn't much in the way of clouds today. Check out the linked pano (above) for how it looked in 1925.
  • [ Rodelicious ] said:
    I was near that area today. took some pelican shots.
  • The Central Scrutiniser said:
    great idea dave. i am planning to do something similar with some people of whom i have portraits from the 70;s - when they were hippies
  • Cass n Dan said:
    NIce David :)
  • David de Groot said:
    I was going to swing past Humpybong Creek while there, but everyone was tired.
    Yeah I figured there's a few I can work out where they were taken from, and shoot again. :)
  • David de Groot said:
    Thanks, it's 17 shots stitched together - final version was 2.53Gb in size, which I then converted to 8bit and saved as jpg to get it down to about 9Mb.
  • James Lagden said:
    Thats a big file Dave.
  • David de Groot said:
    Aye, that it be.
  • SkattyKat said:
    nice idea David,
    Great panorama
  • David de Groot said:
    Thanks Kat. I need to redo to match the 1925 version now that I've had a better look at it.
  • aramisfirefly said:
    Ah very cool Dave, nice idea.
  • weesen said:
    Full size IS awesome! Thanks for sharing.
  • Mitch Lahey said:
    Great Pan David, looks great
  • David de Groot said:
    I plan to reproduce a couple more too :)
    Thanks :)
    I think, when I reshoot I may need to use a slightly longer lens, and maybe a ladder in order to get the same field of view as the original.
  • Mitch Lahey said:
    Longer lens would be good. David you got a Polarize filter? That would go great shooting this location
  • David de Groot said:
    I didn't bother with the polariser, as you'd have to adjust it several times over the pano (due to angle from the sun), which is a pain when doing this sort of thing handheld.
  • suburbanvoodoo said:
    Show off :-)
    Cool idea Dave :-)
  • David de Groot said:
    Ah, well, someone has to do it ;-)
  • Adam Randell said:
    Excellent pano David. Love the scene, will have look at the original when I have time. I love a historical background on stuff.
  • David de Groot said:
    Thanks Adam, well worth checking out the historical version.