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Re: Panoramas
« Reply #425 on: December 22, 2019, 06:03:23 pm »

denside_01 by The Pingus, on Flickr


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Re: Panoramas
« Reply #426 on: October 27, 2020, 10:23:51 pm »
Coire Lagan, Cuillin Ridge, Skye.
Taken from the top of Sgurr Alasdair, the highest peak on the ridge.

Inspired by a phone camera image of Junior up here last week, I dug out some old B/W photos I took back in around 1982.
That would have been my first trip to the Cuillin, with Edinburgh Uni Mountaineering Club.
This is a series of 11 portrait format images I always intended to physically splice into a panorama, but never did.
These  would have been taken on my Olympus OM-1n, 50mm lens. Ilford FP4. Probably microphen developer, but I can't remember. Matt finish, non-rc single grade paper.
Prints a bit dog-eared and foxed now.

So I've scanned them, and used Hugin software to make the panorama instead.
First OKish pass, the geometry is OK, but more work required on the EV matching.

Played with the geometry to make it more 'rectangular', but so far, I'm inclined to leave it with the jaunty profile; it's actually more true to reality.
I may change the projection and 'rectangularise' it a bit later.

I'm reluctant to crop too heavily just to get a pretty rectangle.
That would lose the summit of Sgurr AlasdairThearlaich, the main peak in the photo, and crop the base of the great An Stac scree slopes, which are iconic of the place.

If you look closely, there are 2 hikers on the flat section to the right of Sgurr Thearlaich, just approaching the last climb up to the main summit.

Stage 2 - Initial Control Points - stitch4 by Ron Lowe, on Flickr


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Re: Panoramas
« Reply #427 on: October 27, 2020, 11:03:10 pm »
The black bits can be filled in, content-awarish, negating the need for cropping.
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