May 2013
Success Story: Bruce Ely and Sports Crowds

As a sports photographer at The Oregonian newspaper in Portland, Oregon, Bruce Ely is always trying to tell a story with his images. Covering sporting events for all the major Oregon teams, he wanted to find a way for fans to take part of their experience with them. Learn more about how Bruce uses GigaPan technology in May's Success Story.

Photographer Spotlight: Ville Vuorinen

Ville Vuorinen has covered everything from domestic sports to Xtreme sports, to the London 2012 Olympics Games, to most recently the British Basketball League, the Birmingham City Ladies Football Club, and the European football Premier League. Learn more about how Ville uses gigapixel panoramas to capture the emotions and excitement of the crowd at games and sporting events in this month's Photographer Spotlight.

Tip of the Month: Full Screen Function

The GigaPan viewer now allows users to enter fullscreen mode, which makes the experience of gigapixel imagery much more powerful.  To enable fullscreen mode on your embedded image, log in to your GigaPan account and go to My GigaPans. Click on the Embed link to the bottom right of your image to view the Embed Wizard.  There will be an option to select "yes" to include fullscreen. Generate a new HTML code and re-paste on your web page to include the fullscreen embedded image.

Competition Winners

Congratulations to the four Green GigaPans competition winners

1st Place: Wu Yuan - Vegetable Garden in Yan Tian Village by Alfred Zhao 

2nd Place: President Obama's visit to The Port of Miami by Robert Holmes

3rd Place TieGold and Green by John Toeppen and Vorderes Stubaital by Walter Mayerhofer 

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Stitch Beta 2.2 Release

GigaPan released a new version of its gigapixel photography stitching software Stitch, Stitch.EFX and Upload programs. The upgraded software for stitching includes improved image export capabilities and increased support for larger file types. Download Stitch Beta 2.2

GigaPan Workshops
Join us for a free webinar on May 21st and learn how to capture gigapixel images with GigaPan technology.
If you're in the NYC area on June 19th, join the GigaPan workshop at Adorama.
GigaPan in the News

Half the images in this list are gigapans! High Resolution Photography At Its Finest: 10 Jaw-Dropping Gigapixel Photos

A great article from e-conservation "A Practical Guide to Panoramic Multispectral Imaging" by our friend Antonino Cosentino

GigaTag Graduations

Several universities have been celebrating their graduation ceremonies with GigaTag. Explore the images here:

Ohio State University

University of Portland

Northeastern University

Device Agnostic

All GigaPan images are now viewable on mobile devices, including iOS and Android. This includes all and embedded external website images, including GigaTag. With a collection of over 100,000 high-resolution images on the GigaPan website, users will have an increased ability to view and explore gigapixel images.

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