Bluebells in Hardcastle Crags, May 2007

Bluebells in the woods of Hardcastle Crags, near Hebden Bridge, back in May 2007. It was a lovely spring, and my first living in the locality. This is one of my early spherical panoramas, and my first experiment with 3 exposure bracketed RAW shots. This particular pano required 38 (x3) photos… I remember having to swap out my CF card part way through shooting as this filled it up too fast!

It's interesting to compare this with a more recent pano of bluebells nearby, shot with a better workflow, better kit… and more experience!

(Shot with Canon EOS 400D, Canon 18-55mm, Panosaurus head. 3 exposures, 2EV apart; HDR tonemapped with Photomatix Pro)

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Copyright: Joby Catto
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 8042x4021
Taken: 05/05/2007
Uploaded: 09/01/2014
Updated: 28/03/2014


Tags: spring; sunshine; woodland; flowers; bluebells; yorkshire; national trust; hebden bridge; calderdale; west yorkshire; england; trees; blue bells
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