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Old 31st Aug 2005, 00:11
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fish show us your view!!

360 view from Evenes tower. Check out the mountain due south of the runway
Don't look at the mil shelters for more than 1 second

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Old 31st Aug 2005, 07:40
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Very Nice!

How does one manage to take a excellent 360 photo like that?
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Old 31st Aug 2005, 08:09
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Using a camera perfectly levelled on a tripod you take enough 50% overlapped photos to cover the entire 360 and then use the photomerge feature in Photoshop to join them all together.

Thats how I would do it anyways.
 
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I'm not the OP but the usual method is to take lots of photos and join them up using a program like Panorama Factory

http://www.panoramafactory.com/

or one of the other programs that will stitch photos together. These progs adjust the image for lens distorsion, brightness etc.

The trick is to pick a day when the clouds aren't moving fast.
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Old 31st Aug 2005, 10:28
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Maybe i'm going blind with old age, but where's the runway?!?!?

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Old 31st Aug 2005, 10:35
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Smile

Its the big, long grey thing taking up most of the picture!! Well I hope thats it anyway.
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Old 31st Aug 2005, 11:46
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Rush hour was it
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Old 31st Aug 2005, 12:07
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Here are 2 links to photos of San Juan airport and tower.
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Old 31st Aug 2005, 13:25
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Ah...

It helps when you figure out that there's a slider bar on the bottom for sliding the picture across!!! My question makes a lot more sense when you only see the first quarter of the picture!!!!

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Old 31st Aug 2005, 13:52
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360 panorama photos...a lot of Nikon digital cameras have built in greatly software that simplifies the overlapping process... and I doubt other brands do too?

Might not have been rush hour... but I hope that the picture taker was too busy then to be worrying about taking pretty pictures?
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Old 31st Aug 2005, 16:05
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Cool

Wish I could post some photos... I have better ones of SJU too <G>...

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Old 31st Aug 2005, 16:18
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I know Canon has Photostitch Program bundled on the CD which will join them rather quickly and effortlessly, on whihc note I'll add I am available to come and visit and produce these 360 degree views <Hint>
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Old 31st Aug 2005, 16:55
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Ok, here goes a try... Not a tower view, but one that I see quite often <G>...

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b2...t/DSCF0110.jpg

more if this works...

It does and here are a couple more in edit...

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b2...t/3cc9cb26.jpg

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b2...t/96422daa.jpg

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Old 31st Aug 2005, 17:04
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Time to win the "high moutains close to your airfield contest"

Allso note the rather out of place hill on short final to RWY10 (Right hand side in the pic)



Pic taken at 00:30 local, some time in May 2003.
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Old 31st Aug 2005, 19:10
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Hi Scott liked the 2nd photo with the weather superimposed on the screen. Do you find it is a good representation of what the pilots ask to deviate around. I see in the top right there is an aicraft sneaking between a couple of cells. Rgds.
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Old 1st Sep 2005, 15:00
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Nope NOT good enough! This is a nice mountain RWY heading

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Old 6th Sep 2005, 10:30
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Autostitch is the best software I've seen for creating panoramic shots. The Canon software just blurs one shot into the next whereas Autostitch takes care of sorting out the perspective and makes an amazing job of lining things up. The only snag is a slight loss in sharpness, something to do with the guassian filter, apparently..
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Old 6th Sep 2005, 15:43
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Cool

Generally the weather presentation is pretty good, but it is all historic data as the NEXRAD takes between 6 and 11 minutes to update depending on what mode it is in. But all in all, it is better than nothing <G>...

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Old 6th Sep 2005, 18:48
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Great topic!



Just few kilometers west of one of the largest Polish cities; close enough to have a 4NM NDB located right in the center of the town itself.
Whenever I am coming back home I can see I am close when it gets that flat

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Old 6th Sep 2005, 22:36
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Really want to post, but alas would give my myself away. But good thread.!!!!
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