Mount St. Helens – 30 years later

By , 15. February 2010 09:00

Many of you may remember the huge eruption of Mount St. Helens some 30 years ago. It’s been on May, 18th 1980. But how does the volcano look nowadays? That’s what I want to show you with two panorama pictures I took during a visit in 2009.

You see that there is not much left. Even 30 years after the “big bang” the landscape is very ragged. Vegetation is hardly to be seen. In contrast to the national park, the neighbouring forest which is being maintained by a commercial enterprise looks completely different. They started harvesting what had been left right away and planted new trees thereafter. Now, all traces of the eruption have been cleared and new forests have grown.

This panorama has been stitched from 12 single pictures.

Mount St. Helens

And this view has been stitched from 9 pictures.

Mount St. Helens

The Wave

By , 8. February 2010 17:55

This week, I want to show you the picture which has been published in the Panobook 2010. It shows The Wave, a fascinating scultupe carved out of sandstone right next to the border of Utah and Arizona.

And this is the picture, which has been chosen for publishing.

The Wave - Paria Wilderness

Additionally, I have another one which is showing a little bit of sky.

The Wave - Paria Wilderness

I’ve taken both pictures during a visit in 2007. We got lucky: we got our tickets in the lottery on our first try.

Hello World

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By , 23. October 2009 08:39

Here it is, my own blog!

As you can see, my blog is hardly more than a seed. I’ve been motivated to create my own blog by my first own publication within a book: PanoBook 2010. I hope to show more of my panoramas in the near future. Let’s hope that this example won’t be the only of its kind. :-)

Delicate Arch - Arches NP

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