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In Derry, N. Ireland a new footbridge – known as “The Peace Bridge” was officially opened on 25th June 2011.
The source images for this panorama were shot in Raw mode on a Canon EOS 5D with a 16mm fisheye lens. They were shot in groups of three bracketed exposures (from -2 stops to +2 stops
It crosses the River Foyle from Derry city centre near the Guildhall to Ebrington Barracks (an ex-military base which includes an historic star-shaped fort) in the Waterside district of the town.
From there pedestrians – and cyclists – can easily access St Columb’s Park.
This panorama was shot, the week before the bridge was opened, near the centre beneath one of the pylons from which the bridge is suspended.
It immediately became popular and it would be difficult to find the bridge as empty at any time now.
This full 360° HDR (high dynamic range) panorama was created by combining 27 separate photographs covering every angle and with bracketed exposures.
Those source images were shot in Raw mode on a Canon EOS 5D with a 16mm fisheye lens. They were shot in groups of three bracketed exposures (from -2 stops to +2 stops).
They were then stitched and blended together using a program called Hugin, which in turn invoked a program called Enfuse to create the High Dynamic Range effect.
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