Another shot of this stretch of canal taken from street level. Probably the most picturesque part of the city, but I'd better return to be certain.


12 comments so far...

Paulo Brabo Team 23 March 08, 2010, 05:51 PM
In Bruges! Amazing capture, friend.
Anker Heegaard March 08, 2010, 06:21 PM
This is great. So full of atmosphere :)
Ash-raf March 08, 2010, 06:59 PM
This is wonderful, along with so many of your other pictures... I have a lot to learn :-)
Mark Andrews March 08, 2010, 07:02 PM
Cheers guys =)
helen birch plus March 09, 2010, 07:41 AM
Bruges, a fantastic place
IkoTikashi March 09, 2010, 08:09 AM
Wonderful
pregnantboy March 09, 2010, 08:17 AM
Hope I will be there soon!
garconsKé March 10, 2010, 04:03 AM
good work
mramshaw March 12, 2010, 10:25 PM
Lovely picture, really fun to wonder what's with the perspective.
Mark Andrews March 12, 2010, 10:35 PM
@mramshaw It's all stitched together from a bunch of separate stills. As close as I could get to replicating the effect of a wide-angled lens, hence the funky perspective =)
mramshaw March 13, 2010, 09:06 PM
Nice job on the stitching, it must be a lot of work.

Also explains the lack of people! The effect works well on your landscapes, here with the cityscapes it's more obvious but again adds some interest value. I'll have to look into Hugin, I have only used it for CA correction so far. Did you correct for barrel distortion, or is that part of why the perspective feels so odd?

Mark Andrews March 14, 2010, 12:57 PM
@mramshaw Certainly is tricky to assemble some of the bigger compositions. The lack of people can be attributed to the atrocious weather at the time =) The image is corrected for all the factors (inc. barrel). In this case, there's a lot of foreground, so you get that "pulling" factor closest to my standing position hence the perspective. Thanks for commenting =)




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