Iceland August 2015 – Day 4 and a Resolution Test


Today was a travel day to the highlands with a few stops en route.

Here are a few images and an experiment seeking detail.


Blue glacial water through lava ravine


Water Study


Colors of the highlands


Harunfoss Pano

This image above was taken as an 8 image pano and stitched in Photoshop.  The resulting image is 23,881 pixels by 7680 pixels.  This equates to an image 100 by 32 inches (approx) at 240 dpi.  There is a farm in the distance that I have applied a red stroke to in the image below (this has been reduced to 500 by 1600 pixels.  Please do click on the image below for a larger rendition. Equipment: Zeiss Planar 50mm f/1.4 at f8, Sony A7R ISO 200, 1.6 sec using a 6 stop HiTech ND filter.

_DSC8622-Edit-Edit stroke

I cut and pasted this stroked area onto a new image layer in Photo shop. The crop is about 1936 by 479 pixels. The crop section is below – please click on this for the full scale view.

The cropped region

The cropped region

The new mirrorless sensors are amazing.

This entry was posted in Mirrorless, Photography, Sony A7R, Workshops, Zeiss.


  1. Paul Smith September 3, 2015 at 2:27 pm #

    Pretty amazing!!

  2. Kesavamurthy N September 3, 2015 at 2:49 pm #

    Beautiful one. Loved the “Colors of Highland”

  3. Dennis Goulet September 3, 2015 at 4:18 pm #

    What camera and lens were used to capture the images for the stitched panorama.

    • sverma September 3, 2015 at 4:43 pm #

      Zeiss Planar 50mm f/1.4 at f8, Sony A7R ISO 200, 1.6 sec using a 6 stop ND filter.

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