Heading for Planes and Trains
The long-distance train station at the airport of Frankfurt/Main is one of 5.400 train stations in Germany. It’s operated by the German railroad company Deutsche Bahn. The station went into service 1999. It measures approx. 700 m. in length, 50 m. in width and 45 m. in height. The station is divided into two main levels. The trains operate on the lower level, the passengers can change tracks and head to the airport via the upper level (distribution level). The large glass dome, which spans the distribution level is clearly visible in the panorama.
Outside the dome you can see The Squaire, which currently (2016) is Germany largest office building. It was built between 2006 and 2010 on top of the existing train station.
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Camera Maker: SONY
Camera Model: ILCE-QX1
Exposure Time (sec): 1/320
Focal Length (mm): 7.5
The shooting was done with a 3 meter (appx. 10 ft) pole to reach a more elevated viewpoint. The lens was mounted with a custom-made bracket. Stitched from five images taken with a Walimex (Samyang) 7.5mm fish eye lens on a Sony QX1. Four images around and an additional image for the nadir. The zenith was retouched by hand in post-processing.
I took four images around. One in each cardinal direction and an extra one to get rid of my shadow. I used the Sigma 8mm fish eye lens on a Sony A700 mounted on a double monopod construction.
This weekend I built my remote control for my Sony NEX-7. So I was finally able to do a pole shot
with this camera. This is the resulting panorama.
The panorama shows the entry of Melbourne's Luna Park. The park features the oldest continually operating roller coaster which was opened in 1912.
As we were driving around the main road of Monument Valley we also stopped at the North Window between Cly Butte and Elephant Butte.
This turf church is one of only six icelandic turf churches still standing. They are preserved as historical monuments. This church was built 1834 and has turf walls, but timber gables both back and front.
Sledge track from the Imberger Horn towards Northpole.
For shooting the WWP Paths event I used a new tripod/monopod construction you can see here:
From July 10th to 12th 2009 the German Senior Athletics Championships took place in Vaterstetten.
Wendelstein Mountain Station
Reprojected construction site of the European Central Bank
At the entry of Luna Park (Melbourne)
View of Monument Valley near Cly Butte
Turf church Víðimýrarkirkja (Iceland)
Standing on the beach of Beachport (AUS).
Imberger Horn Sledge Track
Making of WWP312 Paths Event
German Senior Championships 10000m