Page 1 of 11 1236 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 20 of 212

Thread: super panaromic shot of orchard rd

  1. #1
    Senior Member denniskee's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2003
    Location
    bukit batok
    Posts
    5,468

    Default super panaromic shot of orchard rd

    Hi to all csers

    In June this year, more than 2,700 people braved chilly temperatures in Cleveland to pose nude for Spencer Tunick, setting world record in mass participated nude photography;

    More recently, we saw the world’s largest book "Bhutan: A Visual Odyssey Across the Last Himalayan Kingdom" exhibited in Kinokuniya in Ngee Ann City. Nearly as big as a Ping-Pong table, the photography book captures the beauty of "the last Shangri-la" and her people.

    I have an idea to capture a series of panoramic shots of Orchard Road from CK Tang to Centre Point over 9 hours.

    This is a large feat requiring immaculate coordination to achieve the clockwork precision. It is my pleasure to invite you to join in a trial session.

    The first trial will be a short segment of Orchard Road, stretching from CK Tang to Lucky Plaza, shooting across from Wisma Atria/Ngee Ann City. This would be a Saturday, from 9:00am to 9:00pm (preparation time factored in).


    Equipment
    We would standardize the equipment, using 50mm lens with camera set on tripod, shooting with slides of the same brand. The choice to use slides over digital is because of slides are full frame and can be converted to digital medium by scanning; It is critical to standardize the brand of slides so as to ensure same color cast. 50mm focal length is the widest without distortion. It typically has very good optical quality regardless of the brand. Tripod is used to ensure that the precise framing is consistent throughout the trial, so that images taken from adjacent cameras can be stitched digitally at the overlap with ease.


    Execution
    One person would frame for all cameras. Two other persons would be the boundary markers over at CK Tang side for the framing process. All photographers would synchronize their watches (digital watches preferred). Each camera would be manned by a team of two. These activities would take place in the morning from 9:00am to 11:30am. The shoot would start at 12:00pm sharp. Once the cameras are set, photographers need only to press the shutter buttons.

    Each camera would be loaded with a roll of 36 exposures to be fired at 15 min interval from 12:00pm sharp to 9:00pm. Alternatively, if we were to shoot at 10min interval, the session would end earlier. Your views are welcome.


    Bad weather contingency
    Should it rain before 12 noon, the trial will be postponed to the following Saturday. Should the weather turn bad half way through the shoot, we would make do with what had been shot.


    Post-shoot processing
    To ensure that there is consistency in the developing process, all slides would have to be sent to the same shop (open to suggestion). With the bulk, we can get a good rate at any shop we go to.


    Police Permit
    I will apply for permit once we are able to hit the critical mass.


    Cost
    As this is not a commercial undertaking, there is no sponsorship or corporate financial backing. Participants would have to bear all cost involved, including the purchase of slides, development, as well as food and drinks to last the day.


    Come spend a fun Saturday with a group of zealous photographers! I have not heard of such feat being achieved before, let alone a collaborated effort involving hundreds of photographers! If we succeed, we could even hold an exhibition!

    Together, we can create a master piece!

    Please reply by Oct 31, 2004.
    photography makes one sees things from all angles.

  2. #2
    Senior Member denniskee's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2003
    Location
    bukit batok
    Posts
    5,468

    Default

    1) denniskee h/p 92388366
    photography makes one sees things from all angles.

  3. #3
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2002
    Location
    beebox
    Posts
    2,078

    Default

    wow!

    i'm eager to see the end product!
    Do keep us updated..

  4. #4
    Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2003
    Location
    London, United Kingdom
    Posts
    596

    Default

    Sounds interesting. Sign me up! It'll need alot of people, though.

    Alvin <- 35mm minolta user who can't sleep tonight. dunno why.

  5. #5
    Senior Member denniskee's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2003
    Location
    bukit batok
    Posts
    5,468

    Default

    Just to share with all cser, I had requested help from other forum (let hope there will be lots of willing photogs) to help pilot this plane that will take the Singapore Photography Community the the next level.

    I sincerely invite all to join in. Thanks.
    photography makes one sees things from all angles.

  6. #6
    Senior Member denniskee's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2003
    Location
    bukit batok
    Posts
    5,468

    Default

    1) denniskee h/p 92388366
    2) alvin
    photography makes one sees things from all angles.

  7. #7
    Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2004
    Location
    Eastern Coast of Singapore
    Posts
    164

    Default

    Hey Dennis... I take the vocation of journalist... 1 more thing abt the negatives... Make sure all are bought from the same batch of production... and same shop... Cause different shop different temperature and then different production different chemical contents as well... So the safest, bulk buy the slides and get the firers to register 1st lor...

  8. #8

    Default

    interesting interesting, if i'm free this sat i'll join u

  9. #9
    Moderator nightwolf75's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2003
    Location
    really MORE diaper changes
    Posts
    17,839
    Blog Entries
    1

    Default

    1) denniskee h/p 92388366
    2) alvin
    3) nightwolf75 (just PM me once everything is confirmed!)

    denniskee - excellent idea for a project. shesshh... the final image would be.... 22MP?
    If Life worked on auto mode then manual mode for photography would have never existed.” ― Deeksha Mittal

  10. #10

    Default

    1) denniskee h/p 92388366
    2) alvin
    3) nightwolf75 (just PM me once everything is confirmed!)
    4) arttl (PM me for the details!!)

    Very interesting.... Digital cannot??

  11. #11

    Default

    Good idea Dennis. I dun mind joining but please confirm the date because it will be the most crucial factor to me, need to apply "permit" in advance as well.

  12. #12
    Senior Member denniskee's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2003
    Location
    bukit batok
    Posts
    5,468

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by acrylonithrill
    Hey Dennis... I take the vocation of journalist... 1 more thing abt the negatives... Make sure all are bought from the same batch of production... and same shop... Cause different shop different temperature and then different production different chemical contents as well... So the safest, bulk buy the slides and get the firers to register 1st lor...

    Sounds like we are firing squad. ha ha ha.

    U can use my camera. I need lots of photog (that wherer you will play the critical role) and camera (i have 3 film camera).

    Thanks.
    photography makes one sees things from all angles.

  13. #13
    Senior Member denniskee's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2003
    Location
    bukit batok
    Posts
    5,468

    Default

    Reason to use film because 50mm on a full frame gives widest coverage with min distortion. If we shot dslr with 50mm, u get between 50 (1ds & kodak), 65 (1d & 1dmkII) 75 (nikon) 80 (d30, d60, 10d, 20d, 300d) coverage will maintaining a 50mm perspective. then we will need even much much much more camera.

    But I am open to suggetions.

    point to note : some camera pre-wind film when loaded (eos50) but some dont (1v), so I will split into this 2 groups so the post process is less confussing.

    more more more, do you feel the rush just thinking about this. ha ha ha
    photography makes one sees things from all angles.

  14. #14
    Moderator nightwolf75's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2003
    Location
    really MORE diaper changes
    Posts
    17,839
    Blog Entries
    1

    Default

    oh damn... my pentax film cam only have a 28-90mm lens. does dat mean i'm unable to join?
    If Life worked on auto mode then manual mode for photography would have never existed.” ― Deeksha Mittal

  15. #15

    Default

    FM2 can? lens only 50-150mm

  16. #16
    Senior Member denniskee's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2003
    Location
    bukit batok
    Posts
    5,468

    Default

    Can, as long as it slide shot with 50mm lens. As per explain in the start thread.

    Another reason for not using digital is its white balancing problem.
    photography makes one sees things from all angles.

  17. #17

    Default

    WHOA! interesting interesting...
    hehe... well, dennis, u know i hve no camera suitable for this event
    but i'll go support if i can make it on those days (trial or actual)

  18. #18

    Default

    interesting idea. will help if i'm available.

    1) denniskee h/p 92388366
    2) alvin
    3) nightwolf75 (just PM me once everything is confirmed!)
    4) arttl (PM me for the details!!)
    5) madmacs

  19. #19
    Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2004
    Location
    strawberry field
    Posts
    294

    Default

    interesting..i'll go and shoot you guys...it'll be grand! if i can wake up on time ah..

  20. #20

    Default

    maybe i am blind but waht's the trial and actual dates?

Page 1 of 11 1236 ... LastLast

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •