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 Post subject: From the past
PostPosted: Tue Sep 27, 2011 9:46 pm 
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Some might remember me saying I found a roll of film in an old camera I had. I never got round to getting it processed until last week, and today I had the call it was ready. Curiosity was hard to resist so I picked it up. I found 6 shots, two of which were my car. The other 4 were this:

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A quick stitch in photoshop with further tweaking gave this:

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This does raise some big questions. When was this? The photos of my car were outside my old rented flat, which puts it around 10-12 years ago. It was snowing at the time, so would have been a cold winter. These shots were taken after that.

To put another estimator on the date, when did I get my 1st digital camera? It was an unbranded one of these. That review was written almost 12 years ago! So the 10-12 year estimate is still in the right ball park.

An interesting point: I was trying to take a stitched panorama, before I even knew of the existence of software to put that together.

The other unknown is where this is exactly. The road on the left shows cars driving on the right, so this is not in the UK. Probably somewhere in Europe. The buildings on each end of the shot look similar. I think they might be different parts of the same building I was in at the time. My only guess is this might be the hotel I stayed in when visiting Euro Disney on a work trip. But that doesn't explain why I didn't take more photos while there. Why didn't I take more photos after this?

So while part of the questions have been closed, it has open up a new ones...

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Excellent! I dread to think what's on some old unprocessed rolls of film I have lying around... certainly not fit for publishing!


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Interesting, I found an old roll of undeveloped film lying around a few weeks back, and I just found another today, I wonder what's on it...

On a separate note, did you actually plan on stitching film together to make a panorama? :shock: THAT would be a challenge back when we didn't have Photoshop!

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I can't even remember what it is let alone my intentions at the time!

I suspect thought I could get away with lining them up not taking into consideration the projection effects from rotation.

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