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Re: Dave B's Blog - Spring at last :)

Post by Dave Brown » Thu Jun 13, 2013 7:16 am

Back garden illustrated icon_thumright I like this view as it hides the weeds :lol:
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Re: Dave B's Blog - Spring at last :)

Post by cordyman » Thu Jun 13, 2013 7:48 am

Never seen a portrait panorama, how many stitches is it, like the extra height it fits in.

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Re: Dave B's Blog - Spring at last :)

Post by Dave Brown » Thu Jun 13, 2013 8:16 am

cordyman wrote:Never seen a portrait panorama, how many stitches is it, like the extra height it fits in.
Not sure but probably 5. I only found this yesterday lunchtime when reading the 'on camera' manual :wink:
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Re: Dave B's Blog - Spring at last :)

Post by fieldfest » Thu Jun 13, 2013 9:30 am

looking great already, as always
good thinking with the portrait panorama, thats how I like to do them otherwise you end up with something too wide and skinny
heres a nice 180° from st michaels mount, unfortunatly my camera doesnt do mine for me
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Re: Dave B's Blog - Spring at last :)

Post by Kristen » Thu Jun 13, 2013 11:04 am

Just in case folk have not tried it and good as the Canon-providing stitching software is, I now prefer Microsoft ICE for stitching. I dare say Photoshop et al are better, but I don't have any heavy-weight image software.

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Re: Dave B's Blog - Spring at last :)

Post by fieldfest » Thu Jun 13, 2013 12:49 pm

this is the end of hijacking daves blog, but that ICE is awesome and the photosynth it uploads to. 360 degree interactive panorama of my garden coming very soon- you can even tag all your plants in it. I normally use photoshop but this is so much quicker and the tagging is brilliant

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Re: Dave B's Blog - Spring at last :)

Post by Dave Brown » Mon Jul 08, 2013 1:49 pm

I Need to report a very rare occurrance. A sunny, warm day. Me being in, but with no cars on the drive. I don't think it has happened before :lol: Couple that with the new portrait panorama setting and it's completely different to any pics I've managed to get before.
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Re: Dave B's Blog - Spring at last :)

Post by GoggleboxUK » Mon Jul 08, 2013 2:45 pm

Love those pics Dave, amazing to see your garden from a wider perspective and it really does you proud. Incredibly tropical looking!

What's the sword leaved plant that sits on the left side of the group of plants on the right in photo 1, it's also central in pic 3?

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Re: Dave B's Blog - Spring at last :)

Post by Dave Brown » Mon Jul 08, 2013 3:42 pm

GoggleboxUK wrote:Love those pics Dave, amazing to see your garden from a wider perspective and it really does you proud. Incredibly tropical looking!

What's the sword leaved plant that sits on the left side of the group of plants on the right in photo 1, it's also central in pic 3?

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Thanks, but normally obscured by up to 4 cars.

:lol: Believe it or not the sword shaped leaf plant is a self sown Cordyline autralis, which is in flower at the moment. It still has a full skirt of green leaves on the main trunk. Don't know why, as it rarely gets watered, but maybe due to getting it's roots down deep from a very young age. :wink:
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Re: Dave B's Blog - Spring at last :)

Post by kata » Mon Jul 08, 2013 5:54 pm

Lovely pics Dave,

Thanks for sharing. The Illustration is awesome.

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Re: Dave B's Blog - Spring at last :)

Post by Delboy » Mon Jul 08, 2013 8:27 pm

Brilliant pics Dave, it doesnt look like the uk at all.

Wish my cordy would flower, 8' tall now and still no sign lol.

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Re: Dave B's Blog - Spring at last :)

Post by GoggleboxUK » Mon Jul 08, 2013 11:57 pm

Wow Dave, I did actually wonder if that was a Cordyline but decided it couldn't be. That's amazing!

If you get the chance I'd love to see some dedicated shots of that, it looks an absolute belter!

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Re: Dave B's Blog - Spring at last :)

Post by The Codfather » Tue Jul 09, 2013 4:30 pm

I love the Black puma on the drive..... :)
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Re: Dave B's Blog - Spring at last :)

Post by Dave Brown » Tue Jul 09, 2013 11:43 pm

The Codfather wrote:I love the Black puma on the drive..... :)
He amazes me :lol: 25C noon day sun, and he's black and he just lays there lapping it up :lol: He need to grow a bit to be a Puma :lol:
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Re: Dave B's Blog - Spring at last :)

Post by Andy P » Wed Jul 10, 2013 12:00 am

LOl i never spotted the Puma till Cod mentioned it. Awwwww if only there was an afterlife i`d come back as that Cat! :lol:

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