0 Likes

On the Vltava river near the Ferry Boat
Prague

Just another lazy Sunday, taking the little ferry boat across the river for a walk in the sunshine, and then back home again.

I shot this panorama with my Samsung Nexus S mobile phone, and stitiched it using Kolor Autopano Giga. Considering the low-end quality of the images, lack of manual exposure in the camera, and lack of any equipment such as tripod or panoramic tripod head, I am very happy with the result.

Copyright: Jeffrey martin
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 16384x8192
Uploaded: 31/10/2011
Updated: 05/06/2014
Views:

...


Tags: water; sunset; prague; handheld; autopano; kolor; mobile; nexus s
comments powered by Disqus

Jeffrey Martin
Lunch July 15 2013
Jeffrey Martin
The River Ferry
Jeffrey Martin
The River Ferry
Jeffrey Martin
The River Ferry
Jeffrey Martin
The River Ferry
Michal Kowalski
Praha Sedlec
Libor Fettr
Vltava from the Sedlec Rocks
Jeffrey Martin
Pub u Slunicka
Jeffrey Martin
Pub u Slunicka
Jeffrey Martin
Pub u Slunicka
Jeffrey Martin
In Eurocity train To Berlin, near the Dog Pound
Libor Fettr
Vltava river valley from Sedlec rocks
Robert Mročka
Kostel Sv. Antonina na Prasive - interier
matthias-bruckschloegl
Olperer Hut Austria Outside
Willy Kaemena
Budapest Váci utca
Ryan Helinski
Dune at White Sands Nat'l Monu
Mahmood Hamidi
Canoe paddling in Lake Maelaren, Sweden
www.360tourist.net
Reversing Falls Jet Boat Ride Whirlpool
Willy Kaemena
Alex BRmz
Henk Keijzer
MGR Ramachandran Memorial, Chennai
Janos Benko
Car Panorama Zoldbogar
Vladimir Salman
Mouth left Frolixi Baikal
Janos Benko
Car Panorama Mercedes250sl
Jedsada Puangsaichai
Wat Prakaeo, Kamphaeng Phet Historical Park
Jeffrey Martin
Swingers Restaurant, Los Angeles
Jeffrey Martin
Stavovske Divadlo - the Estates Theater
Jeffrey Martin
Norne Foyer
Jeffrey Martin
Sapa Prague - The Gigantic Vietnamese Walled City - 4
Jeffrey Martin
Timisoara, Summer 2009 - 38
Jeffrey Martin
Lucerna Cafe, MOFFOM festival 2
Jeffrey Martin
Group 17 Img 2760 Img 2764 5 Images
Jeffrey Martin
The Park near the office whose name escapes me at the moment but I'm sure it will come back to me at some point
Jeffrey Martin
Czechtek Demonstration at the Ministry of the Interior in 2005 - 13
Jeffrey Martin
On the Ferry - 2
Jeffrey Martin
Img 9505 Img 9508 4 Images
Jeffrey Martin
Cesky Krumlov 96j
More About Prague

  Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, has long attracted artists and wandering spirits, although it was originally inhabited by prehistoric fish. Their inland sea filled the basin contained by the Tatras and Carpathian mountains, but when it eventually dried up they were forced to yield the terrain to dinosaurs, wooly mammoths and Neanderthals.     In human times the Celtic tribes came to reside here, leaving remains dating back to the 4th Century B.C.  Their tribal name, Boii, gives the root of the word "Bohemia".  The three separate territories of Bohemia, Silesia and Moravia now make up the modern Czech Republic, which split from Slovakia in the 1993 "Velvet Divorce."     Thanks to its enigmatic founder, the city of Prague derives a magnetic appeal for visionaries, scientists and astronomers.  The historical figure credited with the launch of Prague is Princess Libuse, a visionary prophet and warrior who once stood atop the hill at Vysehrad and made the prophecy as follows,     "I see a vast city, whose glory will touch the stars!"     This indeed came to pass after she took Otokar Premysl to be her husband and King, launching the Premyslid dynasty, and leaving it to rule for the first four hundred years of Czech history.  When the last Premyslid king, Wenceslas III, died without producing a male heir, the fourteen year-old John of Luxembourg came to take the throne of the Czech lands.     Hot-headed John died in battle, but his diplomatic son Charles IV inherited the throne and, through keen multi-lingual savvy, managed to both keep it and earn the title "Father of the Czech Nation."     Charles IV was the first of the Holy Roman Emperors here; he ruled during the height of Prague's elegance and splendour. This is the man to know if you want to understand Prague's layout.  He sponsored the construction of such landmarks as the Charles Bridge, the Hunger Wall and St. Vitus' Cathedral, as well as personally designing the neighborhood called New Town (Nove Mesto) which has for its center Karlovo Namesti or Charles Square.     The city displays every branch of architecture across the last thousand years, including Cubism, a style which you will be hard-pressed to find applied to buildings anywhere else in the world.  Beyond the stunning visual makeup of the city, there is a wealth of nightlife and entertainment, beginning with the legendary concert halls including the Rudolfinum, National Theater, Estates Theater and the Municipal House.     After investigating the Castle and Bridge, which are the most heavily-trafficked tourist areas, take a look around Zizkov and Letna, two of the cooler neighborhoods for bars and restaurants.     However quiet it may seem after ten PM, Prague is alive and throbbing in an endless array of basement bars, pubs, clubs, discos and pool halls waiting to be discovered by the intrepid subterranean adventurer.  To get an idea of what lies in store, check out the panoramas for Chateau and Palac Akropolis and when you're out and about, make sure you look for the stairs down to the cellar.      Apart from shopping, eating, drinking and wearing out your digital camera, delve into the rich green carpet of Prague's parks, many of which lie only walking-minutes from the city center.Text by Steve Smith.