2012 Summer Olympics GigaPan Competition

Bring your GigaPan EPIC to the 2012 Summer Olympics, shoot a gold medal gigapan and you could win!
2012 Summer Olympics Competition
Opens for Entries July 25!
Get ready to capture and create your own amazing gigapans of the action at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Don’t forget to bring along your GigaPan EPIC to London!

Upload your 2012 Summer Olympics images to GigaPan.com between July 25 – August 20 to enter to win a $250 gift card to Adorama!

Registered GigaPan.com members will vote by rating their favorite shots. The 10 top rated images will be named the GigaPan 2012 Summer Olympic Finalists. David Bergman, the photographer who captured world famous gigapan of President Obama’s Inaugural address, will choose the winner!

Enter as many times as you want – and rate as many images as you like.

The contest will be open for entries beginning July 25 through August 20, and voting from August 21st through September 18th. Finalists and the top winner will be announced on October 1st at GigaPan.com.

We can’t wait to explore what you capture and create!

Get inspired now – Check out these high-resolution GigaTag images of the Olympic Torch Relay.

Entrants must be a registered member of GigaPan.com to enter, vote and win. Entrants must upload an image that is at least 50MB in size size that is public and viewable on GigaPan.com. Image must have a 2012 Summer Olympic theme, action or scene.

Registration, upload and viewing are all free. GigaPan.com registered members many enter and vote on as many images as desired. The contest allows one rating per image per GigaPan registered member.

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Epson International Panorama Awards 2012 Competition Now Open for Entries

Professional and amateur photographers around the world are invited to enter The EPSON

International Pano Awards to compete for over $25,000 in cash and prizes. Early-bird entries are open from December 2011 until Friday 20th of April 2012.

The third Epson International Pano Awards is dedicated to the art of panoramic photography. Advances in digital photography and software such as PTGui and Adobe Photoshop has resulted in an explosion in image stitching, especially in the panoramic format. Panoramic film photography also remains alive and well.

The Epson International Pano Awards showcases the work of panoramic photographers worldwide and is the largest and most important competition for panoramic photography.

The 2011 competition saw 3,586 images submitted from 985 photographers in 62 countries.

The 2012 competition is now open for all professional and amateur photographers with an increased combined prize pool of more than US $25,000 in cash and prizes!

Prizes include an Epson Stylus Pro 7900 printer, an Epson Stylus Pro 4900 printer, an Epson EB-1775 Ultra-Slim Projector and US$5000 cash.

2011 saw the successful introduction of a new VR/360 category for ‘immersive’ panoramic photography. The competition also presented a display of winning and high scoring images at the PMA Photo Imaging trade show in Sydney in June, which was attended by tens of thousands of people.

The judging panel includes some of the world’s top panoramic photographers and industry professionals, including members of the IAPP and IVRPA.


The GigaPan Epic Review, A Motorized Panorama Platform to Create Stunning Photography

The GigaPan Epic automates the shooting of panoramas and photo mosaics. In this review we cover the unit itself and the free stitching and uploading software that is provided. A panorama allows you to capture a much wider field of view than your camera and lens can do in one image. A photo mosaic uses many overlapping images shot in a grid pattern to produce images of much higher resolution you’re your camera is capable of. Continue reading “The GigaPan Epic Review, A Motorized Panorama Platform to Create Stunning Photography”