With a height of 553.33 m (1,815.4 ft) the CN Tower is currently (June 2016) the tallest free-standing structure in the Western Hemisphere. The upper observation deck is located in the so called SkyPod, which is 447 m (1,467 ft) above ground. With an elevation of 447 m (1,467 ft) above ground this sphere is currently one of a kind in my portfolio, as I have never done a tower shot this high. It’s also unique in two other aspects. To date it’s the sphere with the highest resolution (32 k x 16 k pixel) and with the longest retouching time (about 20 hours to get everything perfect).
Show on map
Camera Maker: SONY
Camera Model: ILCE-6300
Exposure Time (sec): 1/640
Focal Length (mm): 16
Lens: Sony PZ 16-50mm
The final panorama consists of two hemispheres. The lower hemisphere, which was taken from the aforementioned SkyPod and the upper half which was taken from another spherical, which I took some years ago. These two hemispheres were blended together with Pano2VR and Photoshop. The 36 images for the lower hemisphere were taken in two rows.
On the "Tartscher Bühel" you have a nice view over the upper part of the Vinschgau.
While taking a little hike near Lynton I took this panorama.
See some experiments with the Lensbaby Tilt Transformer on the Sony NEX 5 using the Lensbaby Composer Focus Front and two differnet Nikon lenses.
This spherical panorama shows the view from the tower of Burg Eppstein.
This panorama has been made near the summit of mount Hirschberg. It is north of Bad Hindelang and is about 1500m high.
A cylindrical panoramic image taken with the NEX-5 and the SEL55210 lens from Sony.
This is the view from Tegelberg down towards Füssen and the Forgggensee.
Tawhai Falls in Tongariro National Park
View towards Mals from the Tartscher Bühel
Skyline of Frankfurt am Main on a sunny
Castle Rock near Lynton (Devon, England)
Oktoberfest with Tilt-Shift effects
Trees in the Black Forest
View from the tower of Burg Eppstein
Cross on Summit of Mount Hirschberg
View over Bad Oberdorf and Bad Hindelang
Forggensee seen from Tegelberg