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Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal
Copyright ©2005, Alfred Molon
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The Taj Mahal in Agra, India.

Photographer: Alfred Molon
Folder: Alfred Molon
Uploaded: 04-Jul-2005 20:40 CEST
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Camera: Olympus C8080
Exposure time: 1/160
Aperture: F4
Focal length: 28mm
Focusing method: iESP P-AF
ISO: 50
White balance:
Flash: no
Image format: RAW
Processing applied: Panorama of three RAW images stiched together with PTGUI
Image resized to: 452x720

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Great building ,great picture..

I am looking for stich marks but can't find any, this means you and the program did very good on this one.This is a field I have not explored yet. I like it very much.

Fonzy - at 20:55 CEST on 04-Jul-2005 [Reply]


The images are stitched with the layered output option. After PTGUI finishes there are visible stitch marks, especially in the sky. I remove these by applying a gradient to masks.
When that is not sufficient I apply gaussian blurs to the sky, first with a large radius (200), then smaller (80, 20, 6) until the sky is perfectly smooth. Then I apply some gaussian noise to the blurred areas, to avoid having abrupt texture borders in the sky.

Admin MyOlympus at 21:19 CEST on 04-Jul-2005 [Reply]


Thanks for explaning, lots off work to be done befor you can have a high quality picture. Made a copy from your comment to use it as a helping hand when I try out to make something like that to. Again thanks , this is very helpfull for me and I think other people.....

Fonzy - at 10:13 CEST on 05-Jul-2005 [Reply]