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1. Howrah Bridge/Rabindra Setu, Kolkata, West Bengal - India @ Humayunn Niaz Ahmed Peerzaada
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The Howrah Bridge is a Suspension type Balanced Cantilever bridge that spans the Hooghly River in West Bengal, India. Commissioned in 1943, the bridge was originally named the New Howrah Bridge, because it links the city of Howrah to its twin city, Kolkata (Calcutta).

On 14 June 1965 it was renamed Rabindra Setu, after the great Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore who was the first Indian and Asian Nobel laureate. However it is still popularly known as the Howrah Bridge.

Apart from bearing the stormy weather of the Bay of Bengal region, it successfully bears the weight of a daily traffic of approximately 100,000 vehicles and possibly more than 150,000 pedestrians, easily making it the busiest cantilever bridge in the world. The third longest cantilever bridge at the time of its construction, it is currently the sixth longest bridge of its type in the world.

Mullick Ghat is known for being Asia's largest wholesale flower market.

Shot with Nikon D90 @ Tokina 10-17mm Fisheye lens @ f/11 mounted on the Manfrotto 360º 303SPH 8 shots on tripod @ (60º steps for the rotation).

The equirectangular output was thn tonemapped (single exposure) in Photomatix Pro thn Photoshop (Ninja Noise plugin for noise reduction and high-pass filtering) to obtain this 360 degree virtual panorama.

Panorama stitching was done in PTGui.

Removing of the tripod and VR Head from the bottom face was tedious and was done manually on PS to process the equirectangular panoramic.

  • Ardhendu Mukherjee 4 months ago
    Howrah Bridge name is Rabindra Setu 14th June 1965
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