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Last post Author Topic: Show us the View Outside Your Window  (Read 174422 times)

4wd

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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #300 on: May 03, 2015, 10:44:46 PM »
Back when we had the lunar eclipse in April, taken with my aging Canon A720is at full magnification, (optical + digital):

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20150404-233906.JPGShow us the View Outside Your Window

I wish I'd had my new camera, Olympus SH-60:

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20150501-185048.JPGShow us the View Outside Your Window

Both taken handheld.

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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #301 on: May 10, 2015, 08:20:44 PM »
Mountain texture.jpg

This is a screenshot of a panorama of the mountains north of here that I made yesterday of shots taken immediately before then. In spite of the panorama being made just after, I could not reshoot them when some of the sections were unusable. Sic transit gloria mundi. Let me know if you want the full-resolution panorama. It is 17 MB in size, I will provide a link to a site where you can download it.


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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #302 on: May 14, 2015, 04:49:26 PM »
My view from the deck on the back of house...



^ in my dreams this is exactly what the view from my place would be like.  :-*
I am so in love with this view, hamradio. Is it Watauga Lake?

« Last Edit: August 31, 2015, 02:52:07 AM by Curt »

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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #303 on: June 29, 2015, 11:53:15 AM »
Some pictures of the sunset here a week ago.

06-22-15 Sunset.jpgShow us the View Outside Your Window   06-22-15 Sunset 2.jpgShow us the View Outside Your Window


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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #304 on: June 29, 2015, 01:51:00 PM »
Some pictures of the sunset here a week ago.

:up: I always enjoy seeing Arizona (I was going to say the desert - but I dont know if it is - would you call it desert?)
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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #305 on: June 29, 2015, 09:27:33 PM »
always enjoy seeing Arizona (I was going to say the desert - but I dont know if it is - would you call it desert?)

It doesn't matter. The big thing in these pictures is the sky, not the ground.

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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #306 on: July 05, 2015, 08:13:44 AM »
Rain clouds wrapped around a mountain.

GEDC1392.JPGShow us the View Outside Your Window
« Last Edit: August 13, 2015, 06:27:42 PM by app103, Reason: added bbcode to thumbnail large image »

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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #307 on: August 13, 2015, 05:06:17 PM »
There's a wildfire somewhat nearby that is currently spreading about 1.5 miles every 8 minutes. This is probably due in large part to it being over 100 degrees F today, with strong ~12mph winds.

I didn't know it (the smoke) was so close until I came into my office and saw that the light shining onto the curtains from the windows is all brown/orange, making it look like sunset. I looked out the window to see this:

2015-08-13 16.01.01 small.jpgShow us the View Outside Your Window

« Last Edit: August 13, 2015, 06:30:12 PM by Deozaan »

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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #308 on: August 13, 2015, 05:09:17 PM »
^ hope it's not going your direction :-/
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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #309 on: August 13, 2015, 08:36:53 PM »
It looked like sunset at 5PM:

2015-08-13 17.14.08 small.jpgShow us the View Outside Your Window

hope it's not going your direction :-/

It is, but there's a fairly large river between us and the fire. I'm pretty sure it won't jump the river. But there are people in the path of the fire who are being evacuated.

So while I'm probably safe, there are people being affected by this. :(

Here's a video of firefighters (unsuccessfully) trying to keep it from jumping over the highway:

https://www.facebook...s/10206146221668832/

« Last Edit: August 14, 2015, 07:26:21 PM by Deozaan »

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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #312 on: August 20, 2015, 11:45:41 AM »
latest:
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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #313 on: August 20, 2015, 11:55:07 AM »
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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #314 on: August 24, 2015, 04:41:12 PM »
latest: (see attachment in previous post)
If that's Illinois, global warming is worse than I thought...   :)

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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #315 on: August 24, 2015, 04:48:13 PM »
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If that's Illinois, global warming is worse than I thought...

 ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

i just got back from a week's family vacation in mexico (near cancun).

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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #316 on: September 16, 2015, 11:19:54 AM »
08-02-15 Layered mountains - small.jpgShow us the View Outside Your Window

This is a screenshot of a panorama made from a series of pictures I took a month and a half ago, but didn't think to make a panorama of until today. I call it "Layered mountains".


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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #317 on: September 16, 2015, 01:17:49 PM »
^ very nice Arizona :up:

and the panorama is very cleanly made.

PS taking a screenshot of an image is a great idea - nice easy way to resize an image for the forum :Thmbsup:
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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #318 on: September 16, 2015, 02:14:06 PM »
08-02-15 Layered mountains - Autostitch.jpgShow us the View Outside Your Window

The previous panorama was made with Microsoft ICE 2.0.3.0. This panorama was made with University of British Columbia AutoStitch 2.2. It produced an image using sections of the mountains to the right of the ones used in the Microsoft image. If you want, I can upload the original pictures for you to experiment with other panorama programs. The view made with Serif Panorama Plus was essentially the same.

08-02-15 Layered mountains2 - small.jpgShow us the View Outside Your Window

The previous Microsoft panorama was made with Pictures #1 & 2 of the series. This view was made with #3 & 4 of the series. A screenshot of picture #5 is below. These are provided in case anyone wants to try manually merging them with Photoshop( I don't have that). I think that if I had thought of making a panorama then I could have produced one that combined the whole area.  :-[

Clipboard02.jpgShow us the View Outside Your Window

« Last Edit: September 16, 2015, 02:55:51 PM by Arizona Hot »

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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #319 on: September 16, 2015, 08:10:05 PM »
If you want, I can upload the original pictures for you to experiment with other panorama programs.

I can whack them into AutoPano and see what the result is if you like, it gives you very fine grain control over image pair points if the automatic mode falls a bit short.

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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #320 on: September 18, 2015, 05:33:14 AM »
4wd: I sent Google Drive links to you as a message.

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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #321 on: September 18, 2015, 06:59:56 AM »
AutoPano would only detect two panoramas using the first two and second two images, (1441 wasn't included), so cropped and rendered both to TIFF.
Then forced it to include the second panorama and a cropped 1441 in a panorama and edited the control points, rendering out the result to TIFF.

Finally, forced it to include the first panorama and third panorama, edited the control points (the perspective/focal change and not much contrast didn't give a really good optimisation) to end up with the final result:

All five images.jpgShow us the View Outside Your Window

I'll upload the final TIFF (~48MB) to OneDrive and send you a link if you like.
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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #322 on: September 18, 2015, 08:57:57 PM »
I'll upload the final TIFF (~48MB) to OneDrive and send you a link if you like.

Certainly!, I really like what you have done.   :Thmbsup:

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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #323 on: September 18, 2015, 11:26:12 PM »
A little Vibrance and CLAHE: Surreal added with Sagelight:

Surreal.jpgShow us the View Outside Your Window

Tends to highlight where the images were merged though.

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Re: Show us the View Outside Your Window
« Reply #324 on: September 21, 2015, 10:30:33 AM »
I believe I have posted links to 2 collections of sunsets which have sunsets as colorful as that.  Should I re-post the links?