Frühstückspavillon in Kassel

This spherical panorama shows the Frühstückspavillon in Kassel (Germany).

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Camera Maker: SONY
Camera Model: ILCE-QX1
Exposure Time (sec): 1/200
F-Number: 7.1
Focal Length (mm): 7.5
ISO: 100
Lens: Walimex 7.5mm/3.5

Technique:
The shooting was done from top of a monopod. Stitched from five images taken with a Walimex (Samyang) 7.5mm fish eye lens on a Sony ILCE-QX1. Four images around and an additional image for the ground.

Westend Synagogue

This spherical panorama shows the interior of the Westend Synagogue in Frankfurt am Main

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Camera Maker: SONY
Camera Model: ILCE-6000
Exposure Time (sec): 1/20
F-Number: 7.1
Focal Length (mm): 7.5
ISO: 100
Lens: Walimex 7.5mm/3.5

Technique
The shooting was done with a 3 meter (appx. 10 ft) tripod to reach a more elevated viewpoint. Actually it was a monopod which was mounted on top of a tripod. The lens was mounted with a custom-made bracket. Stitched from five HDR images taken with a Walimex (Samyang) 7.5mm fish eye lens on a Sony ILCE-6000. Four images around and an additional image for the nadir. Each HDR image was generated from three bracketed exposures within Lightroom.

Rebuilding the historic center of Frankfurt am Main.

This panorama shows the construction site of the historic center of Frankfurt am Main.

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Camera Maker: SONY
Camera Model: ILCE-QX1
Exposure Time (sec): 1/500
F-Number: 7.1
Focal Length (mm): 7.5

The shooting was done with a 6 meter (appx. 20 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.

Prague Castle – Changing Of The Guard

I shot the panorama using a Walimex 7.5mm fish eye lens mounted on a Sony ILCE-QX1. I took four images – one in each cardinal direction – on a extended monopod construction. The nadir was shot additionally and retouched afterwards.

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Camera Maker: SONY
Camera Model: ILCE-QX1
Exposure Time (sec): 1/640
F-Number: 7.1
Focal Length (mm): 7.5

Visiting Steampunk HQ in Oamaru.

Located in the in the historic Victorian precinct of Oamaru Steampunk HQ is an art collaboration and gallery. When you stop by for a visit be sure to take a look at the newly installed ‘Infinity Portal’. It’s absolutely breathtaking.

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Camera Maker: SONY
Camera Model: ILCE-QX1
Exposure Time (sec): 1/640
F-Number: 7.1
Focal Length (mm): 7.5

Technique:
The shooting was done with a 2.60 meter (appx. 8.5 ft) pole to reach a more elevated viewpoint. The lens was mounted with a custom-made bracket. Stitched from six images taken with a Walimex (Samyang) 7.5mm fish eye lens on a Sony QX1. Five images around and an additional image for the nadir. The zenith was retouched by hand in post-processing.

View over Mount Cavendish Reserve

This image was taken near the summit of Mount Cavendish. You can see the upper station of the gondola. In the opposite direction you can see the city of Christchurch.

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Camera Maker: SONY
Camera Model: ILCE-QX1
Exposure Time (sec): 1/400
F-Number: 7.1
Focal Length (mm): 7.5

Technique:
The shooting was done with a 2.60 meter (appx. 8.5 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.

Re:Start Mall in Christchurch

This panrama was taken at the Re:Start Mall in Christchurch.

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Camera Maker: SONY
Camera Model: ILCE-QX1
Exposure Time (sec): 1/200
F-Number: 7.1
Focal Length (mm): 7.5

Technique:
The shooting was done with a 2.60 meter (appx. 8.5 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.

Split Point Lighthouse

This panorama shows Split Point Lighthouse from the viewing platform near the cliff. The rock formation in the sea is called Eagle Rock.

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Camera Maker: SONY
Camera Model: ILCE-QX1
Exposure Time (sec): 1/320
F-Number: 7.1
Focal Length (mm): 7.5

Technique
The shooting was done with a 2.60 meter (appx. 8.5 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.

Sovereign Hill (open-air museum in Ballarat)

This panorama shows Sovereign Hill, an open-air museum in Golden Point, a suburb of Ballarat, Victoria, Australia. The museum depicts the early years after the discovery of gold in 1851.

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Camera Maker: SONY
Camera Model: ILCE-QX1
Exposure Time (sec): 1/1000
F-Number: 7.1
Focal Length (mm): 7.5

Technique
The shooting was done with a 2.60 meter (appx. 8.5 ft) pole to reach a more elevated viewpoint. The lens was mounted with a custom-made bracket. Stitched from seven images taken with a Walimex (Samyang) 7.5mm fish eye lens on a Sony QX1. Six images around and an additional image for the nadir. The zenith was retouched by hand in post-processing.