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Bridge over Prinsengracht (at Prinsenstraat), Amsterdam by George Row

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[Amsterdam, barge, bicycle, bridge, canal, capital city, challenge, city, Europe, holiday, Netherlands, one feature, pedestrian, restaurant, Sold as Card, Sold, spring, streetscape, way, winner, World Wide Panorama, Featured, four features, >500 >1,000 >2,000 >3,000 >4,000 >5,000 >6,000 views]

16 th September 2014 View Count has reached 6,005

The source images for this panorama were shot in Raw mode on a Canon EOS 5D with a 16mm Zenitar Manual Focus fisheye lens mounted via an EOS adapter.

This is a 45 Mega pixel image – it will look best as a really BIG print.

A typical scene in the centre of Amsterdam. It is early afternoon on an April day of sunshine and showers.

I didn’t have much time in Amsterdam on my recent trip to The Netherlands. This was the only panorama I shot on that part of the trip.

We were eating lunch in an excellent vegetarian restaurant just by this bridge. It is called De Bolhoed and I can heartily recommend it. If you walked over this bridge coming from the direction of Central Station it would be on your left.

While they were making the dessert I popped out and shot this panorama on the bridge that leads from Prinsenstraat to Prinsen Gracht.

In the minute or so that it took me to shoot the images for the panorama all manner of cyclists and pedestrians passed back and forth over the bridge. I captured only a few of them in this panorama.

You might also spot a tourist cruiser approaching the bridge along the canal.

History
16 th September 2014 View Count has reached 6,005

  1. 22 nd July 2014 View Count has reached 5,155
  2. 30 th April 2014 View Count reached 4,000
  3. 24th December 2013 View Count reached 3,007
  4. 1st September 2013 Sold as a poster print
  5. 1st September 2013 Sold as a poster print
  6. 11 th May 2013 View Count reached 2,000
  7. 10th January 2013 A virtual reality version of this image has been featured in the World Wide Panorama projects “Best of The Year” selection.
  8. 25th October 2012 view count reached 1,000
  9. 17th October 2012 featured in the Bicycle group
  10. 17th October 2012 featured in the Best of RedBubble
  11. 7 July 2012 view count reached 510
  12. 29th May 2012 This Image was joint winner of the Surrealist Fantasy challenge in the Which Way group. Of course primary kudos should go to my joint winner whose photograph did not have the benefit of being the poster image for the challenge! :-)
  13. 15th May 2012 Sold as a Greetings Card (five copies)
  14. 13 May 2012 Featured in Artists Universe
  15. 12 May 2012 view count reached 218
  16. 3 May 2012 View Count reached 102
  17. 30th April 2012 Used as the poster Image for the Which Way with Surrealist Fantasy challenge
  18. 24th April 2012 after 24 hours this panorama has been viewed 36 times has had 8 Comments posted (not counting replies) on it and has been made a Favorite by 4 people.
  19. 23rd April 2012 Featured in Which Way
  20. 23rd April 2012 Uploaded to RedBubble
  21. 13th April 2012 Source Images shot on

Method
This full 360° high dynamic range panorama was created by combining 33 separate photographs, at 45° intervals, covering every angle and with bracketed exposures.

Those source images were shot in Raw mode on a Canon EOS 5D with a 16mm Zenitar Manual Focus fisheye lens mounted via an EOS adapter. 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.

The quirks and flaws, which in this case (because of the many moving people and vehicles) were many, were corrected by hand in Photoshop.

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Comments

  • evon ski
    evon skiover 2 years ago

    a whirling dervish of a world captured mid spin. This is marvelous George- truly unique ad inspiring work that you have created. cheers.

  • Yvonca, Thank you :-)

    – George Row

  • WildestArt
    WildestArtover 2 years ago

  • WildestArt, Thank you for featuring this panorama, so early in its life here, in your group Which Way

    – George Row

  • jesika
    jesikaover 2 years ago

    Super planet, George, wonderfully created
    j

  • Jesika,
    Thank you!
    Based on a quick skim of your portfolio I really do think it is time that you updated that second line in your mini-profile.

    – George Row

  • Agnes McGuinness
    Agnes McGuinnessover 2 years ago

    George, this is brilliant! Love Amsterdam. x

  • Agnes McGuinness
    Agnes McGuinnessover 2 years ago

    p.s. Congratulations on the feature! x

  • Agnes,
    Thank you. Yes Amsterdam is one of my favourite places. The visit on which this was shot was just one day and this was shot on one of the few sunny breaks in the showers.
    This photograph is having a pretty busy first 24 hours on RedBubble – 24 views, 3 favourites, a feature and a request to use it as the poster image in a challenge!
    Oh and PS Thank you!

    – George Row

  • Renee D. Miranda
    Renee D. Mirandaover 2 years ago

    George I always enjoy looking at your work. Wonderful image.

  • Rene Hales
    Rene Halesover 2 years ago

  • dgscotland
    dgscotlandover 2 years ago

    Works well Sir.

    One click of the banner will take you to the group. Your work is welcome here and please enjoy it.

  • Agnes McGuinness
    Agnes McGuinnessover 2 years ago

    Not surprised at all the attention, George. Such a vibrant image! x

  • Mary Ann Reilly
    Mary Ann Reillyover 2 years ago

    What a magnificent and joyful image. Just tweeted it.

  • Mary Ann,
    Thank you so much for the Tweet – I have noticed surge in visitors already! :-)

    – George Row

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