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From the pinnacle of the tallest building on Earth

by gddxb » Mon Jan 28, 2013 4:09 pm


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by mjaszo » Mon Jan 28, 2013 9:20 pm

Fantastic pano! Must have been a pleasure to execute.
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by gkaefer » Mon Jan 28, 2013 11:00 pm

++1
would be great to hear some background infos about the pano genesis...

pole on top of the antenna or an octocopter from highest available balcony?
Georg

EDIT:
ah... found: http://hipa.ae/en/panoramic-password
and additional +++ for multiple times climbing from 160th floor (last elevator floor) to the pano point (over 200m additional meter of heigth)
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by gddxb » Tue Jan 29, 2013 5:38 am

Hi Georg - the last 130 meters is vertically up a ladder!

Pano was shot from a regular tripod for the initial 48 image sphere, then I had too take a whole load of manual shots to shoot around objects that were partially blocking the view, and some shots vertically down the outside of the spire.

Multiple viewpoints basically, but all within about 2m of each other.

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by Christian Stüben » Tue Jan 29, 2013 6:24 am


Now we can clearly see ... our world is a sphere. And i always believed that it is a flat disc :rolleyes: .

Fantastic Pano. I would have spend a fortune only for assisting you.

greetings from germany
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by UK Pano » Tue Jan 29, 2013 11:19 am

From someone who suffers from vertigo even 6ft up a ladder, the though of climbing a further 130m from an already insane height ... well, I'm having palpatations and cold sweats just thinking about it!

Kudos to you gddxb, an awesome pano to take from a unique view point
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by klausesser » Tue Jan 29, 2013 2:27 pm

Christian Stüben wrote:And i always believed that it is a flat disc :rolleyes: .

As a matter of fact it is - we´re just using a wrong projection . . . :D

best, Klaus
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by klausesser » Tue Jan 29, 2013 2:43 pm


Absolutely great!!

After re-gaining control over my vertiginously shivering extremities :D i loved to explore the details in this perfectly made pano.

best, Klaus
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by taf » Thu Jan 31, 2013 2:22 pm

So impressive !!!!
Look. There's a rhythmic ceremonial ritual coming up !

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by mediavets » Thu Jan 31, 2013 2:42 pm

gddxb wrote:Hi Georg - the last 130 meters is vertically up a ladder!

Pano was shot from a regular tripod for the initial 48 image sphere, then I had too take a whole load of manual shots to shoot around objects that were partially blocking the view, and some shots vertically down the outside of the spire.

Multiple viewpoints basically, but all within about 2m of each other.

How did you avoid the air pollution/visibility issues you have reported with previous shoots?

What camera/lens and robotic head did you use this time?
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by scobra » Tue Feb 12, 2013 7:43 pm

Amazing, incredible, and fantastic!

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by gddxb » Wed Feb 13, 2013 12:02 pm

mediavets wrote:
gddxb wrote:Hi Georg - the last 130 meters is vertically up a ladder!

Pano was shot from a regular tripod for the initial 48 image sphere, then I had too take a whole load of manual shots to shoot around objects that were partially blocking the view, and some shots vertically down the outside of the spire.

Multiple viewpoints basically, but all within about 2m of each other.

How did you avoid the air pollution/visibility issues you have reported with previous shoots?

What camera/lens and robotic head did you use this time?

This is odd. Second time that I've seen no response to this post, but am convinced I've replied! Anyway...

It was a relatively clear day. We get maybe 20-30 days as clear as that a year.

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by osmica » Thu Jun 20, 2013 7:45 am

This is amazing!!! Great pano.

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by Octavias » Thu Jun 20, 2013 10:38 pm

Great quality tour!

amazing stitch and the sharpness and the heights.. WOW!

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