Harald Joergens Photography

Baker's Lock (Oxford Canal) Interactive Panorama

Baker's Lock is one of the canal locks of the Oxford Canal, close to the exceptionally beautiful Oxfordshire village of Bletchington.

Equipment used:

  • Canon 5D Mark II with Really Right Stuff L-Plate
  • Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L Fisheye USM lens
  • Gitzo G1325 carbon fibre tripod
  • Really Right Stuff BH-55 ball head and Multi-Row Pano Elements Package

How it was done:
The photography was done one a summer evening at the canal. Two rows of 7 photos at three different exposures (focal length 15mmm, portrait) were needed for the panorama - the contrast between the bright sky and the shadow areas required <![CDATA[HDR]]> processing.

The resulting images have been edited, then stitched together, edited again, and then turned into a cylindrical panorama.

Technical information:
This interactive panorama exists in two different versions: One is using, if available, the Adobe Flash Player, the other uses HTML5. The Flash version allows viewing in screen mode, the HTML5 version works on almost all devices that don't have Flash (Apple mobile devices).

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