PESO: Great Sand Dunes NP
kwaller at peoplepc.com
Fri Oct 23 23:58:07 EDT 2009
Not too far from Bosque is White Sands - a worthwhiles side trip !
----- Original Message -----
From: "John Sessoms" <jsessoms002 at nc.rr.com>
Subject: Re: PESO: Great Sand Dunes NP
> From: ann sanfedele
>> hmm isn't LARGE the full size? It takes up the whole width of my
>> WHen were you there?
>> John Sessoms wrote:
>>> > http://www.flickr.com/photos/jb_sessoms/4032693455/
>>> > Flickr doesn't allow you to see the full size panorama. I don't know
>>> > why.
> Full size is 4320x603 pixels; 8"x5' at 72ppi. Other panos I've seen linked
> to here you can get the full image and scroll around it to see the
> I was there for three days in Oct 2007 before moving on to Durango,
> Silverton & Mesa Verde. It was part of a trip that included Natural
> Bridges National Monument, Monument Valley, North Rim of Grand Canyon and
> a visit with an old friend who lives in Mesa AZ.
> I'm going through 2007 & 2008 photos preparing to remove them from this
> computer to make space on the HDD for new photos. I've got them backed up
> 3 other places, but while I was reviewing I realized I'd shot these to
> stitch into a pano I'd never done. Got back from the trip, went back to
> work and didn't have time to do much with the photos I'd taken.
> And mostly I was disappointed with the images because I didn't think I'd
> done a very good job in camera.
> I was planning to go back and do it again (better) this month, but my
> travel plans have been disrupted because I lost my job.
> Intended to be there the day before full moon rising over White Sands,
> move on to Bosque del Apache the next day, and then kind of wander NW
> through Arizona towards Petrified Forest, Painted Desert, Grand Canyon &
> back up towards Canyon de Chelly and the 4 corners hitting Great Sand
> Dunes again before heading back east.
> Thought, ok, maybe I can hit it in November once I start getting the full
> month's retired pay from the Army, but I just got notice for Jury Duty Nov
> Maybe December? If I get lucky I might get full moon + snow.
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