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Re: [PanoToolsNG] 360VR panoramas of 2008 Solar Eclipse from Xinjiang Province, China

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  • jook360
    Bob had a 4x4 driver and there was security shadowing him. He was asked to leave the area as soon as the event was over, maybe those figures on the horizon. It
    Message 1 of 5 , Aug 6, 2008
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      Bob had a 4x4 driver and there was security shadowing him. He was
      asked to leave the area as soon as the event was over, maybe those
      figures on the horizon. It takes a few hours to pack and unpack all
      that stuff.

      Jook

      On Aug 6, 2008, at 9:17 AM, Matt Smith wrote:

      > Do not get me wrong, I am not making light of the shot or the shooter,
      > but there are two chairs in the pano! Where is the other person?
      >
      > Matt
      >
      > On Aug 6, 2008, at 2:21 AM, Fung Yu wrote:
      >
      > >
      > > Hi Jook,
      > >
      > > The VR looks great! How one man handle so much equipment alone
      > > is already a phenomena. Is Mercury that faint blurred blob of dot
      > > above the sun?
      > >
      > > Regards,
      > >
      > > At 01:25 PM 8/6/2008, you wrote:
      > >
      > >> Bob Yen has taken a solo trip deep into China with an astonishing
      > >> amount of gear to catch the 2008 Solar Eclipse. Some of you may
      > >> remember his trip to Egypt to catch the 2006 eclipse.
      > >>
      > >> He managed to take a couple 360 panoramas during the height of the
      > >> event while also tending to his telescopes, video cams and a slew
      > of
      > >> other cameras. The location he chose in the Mongolian Desert was
      > away
      > >> from all the other eclipse watchers and he said the air temperature
      > >> was over 100 degrees F and that the solar radiation was INTENSE.
      > Some
      > >> scattered clouds did spoil his view during totality. What's cool is
      > >> the 360 ring of daylight on the horizon looking like a 360 degree
      > >> sunset as everything else goes dark. You can see clearly nearby the
      > >> planet Venus and more faintly the planet Mercury. I'm looking
      > forward
      > >> to get my chance to experience this next year as there is another
      > >> solar eclipse going through China again in 2009.
      > >>
      > >> Stitched by Jook Leung from a set of 4 Canon XT/Sigma 8mm CRW
      > files.
      > >>
      > >> QT:
      > >> <http://360vrchina.com/Eclipse2008-totality/>http://360vrchina.com/Eclipse2008-totality/
      > >>
      > >> Flash:
      > >> <http://360vrchina.com/Eclipse2008-totality/index_swf.html>http://360vrchina.com/Eclipse2008-totality/index_swf.html
      > >>
      > >> Post totality 360vr:
      > >> <http://360vrchina.com/Eclipse2008-post-totality/>http://360vrchina.com/Eclipse2008-post-totality/
      > >> http://360vrchina.com/Eclipse2008-post-totality/index_swf.html
      > >>
      > >> Bob is currently in Beijing visiting the short list of must see
      > >> places before he returns in a few days.
      > >>
      > >> Jook Leung Photography
      > >> 360VR Images - 360 degree Panoramic photography
      > >> Web: <http://360vr.com>http://360vr.com
      > >> E-mail: <mailto:jook%40360vr.com>jook@...
      > >> Mobile: 201 679 6177
      > >>
      > >>
      > >
      > >
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      > >
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