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Beckton Park infrared panorama take 3

Infrared cylindrical panorama within trees at Beckton Park (between east and west side) take 3 (24 shots, 15 degrees apart).



D50, 18-55mm kit zoom set at 18mm with 52mm Hoya circular polariser, 52-55mm step ring and 55mm Hoya R72 infrared filter stacked on. Camera mounted on a very old Kaidan Kiwi+ nodal centering rig, mounted on a Manfrotto tilt head mounted on a Manfrotto 190.

The 24 shots per pano, at 15 degrees apart resulted in plenty of overlap, which is just as well, as the filters still gave some sharp corner fall-off. Each frame is 4 seconds at f16 with the D50 still accidentally set to ISO800, and all this with bright winter sunlight going on all around.

Raw frames adjusted and mono-processed within Adobe Lightroom, exported to jpegs and made into a panorama within Apple's antique QTVRAS, then within Photoshop, the panorama pict was set upside down, dispro stretched height by 300%, canvas made square, and rectangular to polar applied, then trimmed to size.

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Taken on February 27, 2006