First gigapixel panorama


As the weather was really nice this week-end we tried doing some new panoramas on sunday. At first, we went to hill "Pfaffenberg" near Entringen to have a nice look at Entringen. We found a really nice spot at 48° 33' 40" N, 8° 58' 42" O and took our first panorama of the day there. We had little problems with the alignment of the motorized head in parallel to the ground as we are only using a microphone stand as a tripod at the moment (We definitely have to get a adpter from 3/8" to 1/4" to use a real tripod!). Another problem is that we're still using the EOS Utility and a USB cable to trigger the camera and the bracket option doesn't work this way. So we still have large areas which are overexposed. The simple solution for this is to use an N3 cable to trigger the shutter — it's on the way :). So this first panorama of the day is a real good one, but it gives a nice impression of the wonderful location. We have to redo this as soon as possible. Continue reading