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(June 13-23, 2013)

Markus Matern

Old and Rusty Tractors

Jürgen Matern

Old and Rusty Crane

Höfn, Austur-Skaftafellssýsla, Iceland

June 23, 2013, 20:52 UTC (20:52 local time)

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This panorama shows an old and rusty machine. In better times it surely was a trusty machine but now it's only rusty...

Making Of

The shooting was done with a monopod extented to mid level of the housing of the crane. The lens was mounted with a custom-made bracket, which allows me to mount the lens to turn around the no-parallax point of the lens.

As the lens is a fisheye lens, four pictures easily cover 360°. To be sure I took three exposures at each direction. The exposures were 2 f-stops apart. The best exposed set was chosen before stitching.
  • Camera: Sony NEX-6
  • Lens: Samyang 7.5mm/3.5 UMC fisheye (for Micro 4/3 adapted for NEX)
  • Mounting: Custom-made lens bracket mounted on top of a monopod
  • Software: Panotools, PTGui Pro, Smartblend, Photoshop CS6, Pano2VR
  • 4 pictures @ 90° / ISO 100

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