Winter at Compass Pond - Aaron Priest Photography

Clouds over Mt. Katahdin at Sunset

February 10, 2017, 16:20

Garrett Evans and I snowshoed into Compass Pond on the Golden Road near Baxter State Park in Millinocket, Maine for some sunset photos. I shot this 1.5 gigapixel panorama of Mt. Katahdin and then captured some video and timelapse of the snow, wind, and moonrise. Click here to zoom in and pan around.

Camera settings: 200mm, f/8, ISO 64, 1/40 seconds.

Stitching data: 3 rows of 22 images for a total of 66 photos. Stitched image size is 81,428 x 18,581px @ 300dpi and can be printed 22.6 x 5.2ft without enlarging.

Equipment used: Nikon D810, 70-200mm f/2.8 VR II, Really Right Stuff TVC-34L tripod & pano/gimbal head, and Nodal Ninja RD16-II rotator. RAW conversion via Lightroom, aligned via PTGui, and stitched with Photoshop.

Video

Gigapan - Click here to zoom in and pan around


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