Sunday, December 18, 2011

Huntsville Panorama

The family and I went out last night to look at Christmas lights. If you're in the Huntsville, Texas area, I highly recommend visiting Bob and Sandra Moody's display on Spring Circle Loop. It is the best display in town, in my opinion. Visit their web site at for details on the display and directions to their house.

My older son likes seeing cities at night, so we finished up the outing with a visit to the top of the Sam Houston State University parking garage. Here is a panorama of the town from the north side of the garage:

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I used a free program called Hugin to create the panorama. It matches up and aligns the individual images, "distorting" them as needed to make them fit together. The program worked fine until the last step, where it was supposed to stitch the modified images together. Fortunately, it wrote the images to disk, and I was able to put them together myself in Paint.NET.

Visible in this image, from left to right, are: