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).
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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.
This is from my 2019 calender either the June or the December page.
This is the view from Tegelberg down towards Füssen and the Forgggensee.
Due to the increasing distribution of cell phones most people don't need telephone booths any more. Being a common mean of communication just 30 years ago, nowadays the telephone booths are mostly waiting to be used..
This panorama in cylindrical projection shows the mountain ridge 'The Remarkables' near Queenstown in New Zealand.
This panorama in cylindrical projection shows the city of Wellington in New Zealand.
A forest of cranes growing at the largest fair of the world.
This image shows a reprojected version of this
This panorama is a tribute to Joseph von Fraunhofer (* March 6, 1787 – † June 7, 1826) a German physicist and optician. He was born in Straubing and died in Munich. This panorama shows his tomb in Munich.
Skyline of Frankfurt am Main on a sunny
Diana Temple – Double Droste Spiral
Forggensee seen from Tegelberg
Inside a Forgotten Telephone Booth
The Remarkables as seen from Deer Park Heights
Wellington as seen from Mt. Victoria
Reprojected WWP International Year of Forests
Tawhai Falls in Tongariro National Park
At Joseph Fraunhofer’s Tomb