It’s spring and with the beauty of the trees and forest, the end of the snow and rain, came time to do a bit more earth moving. I believe this panoramic photograph should illustrate the quality of work rendered by Jim Simondale and Matt Simondale from Simondale Excavating, Warriors Mark, PA. Matt can be reached at (814) 935-8591.
Bear in mind that this covers 180 degrees, so keep that in “perspective” as you scroll left-to-right. As usual, click the picture to see full-size.
I took about 45 photos today, freehand, with Eli’s FinePix point-and-shoot digital camera. The camera isn’t in top shape, and the light of the sun really washed out some of the shots, which was propagated to all shots by Hugin while stitching.
I would imagine that if I knew more about Hugin, that I could prevent some of this.
Regardless, it’s a pretty cool picture. Zechariah is in it, if you can find him!
(make sure you click it and let your browser open it full size)
Using the Motorola Droid X, I took about 10 photographs at 5MP, freehand. Then I used Hugin, the open source image stitching software.
I had never stitched images together, but I must say this tool is impressive. The images were all various shades, angles, and since taken freehand, not straight.
However, see the result below…