The above is a quick sample of a panoramic view and should not be considered
a professional production. Due to limited outside lighting and time constraints
on the day of the shooting, a full session with the professional camera could
not be completed. However, we were able to take pictures with our regular digital
camera and put them together just to give a taste of what is possible. A
professional session would provide a seemless 360 degree view with zoom in and
out capabilities for closer examination of any area of the car.
(The above file is 13 Megabytes and will take quite some time to download with a
regular 28.8 to 56k baud modem. The final product will be scaled to provide quicker
Below is an example of a panoramic scene that was taken with the professional
camera. Although it has nothing to do with the Amtrak Coast Starlight, it does
give you an idea of what can be produced given adequate time and lighting. The
below file is around 500k and should not take too long to download.