Omer Calev – Using panoramas to document people

Omer Calev – Using panoramas to document people

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Omer Calev as conference speaker: Born in 1964 at Kibbutz Nir Yitzhak, Israel. Currently resides in Tel Aviv, Israel.   Omer is the author & co-developer, together with Sam Rohn, of PanoPress – a WordPress plug-in for 360° panoramas Started with photography at the age of 15. Served as a military photographer. Worked for newspapers & magazines for over 20 years. Replaced his darkroom with computer &...

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Sponsors

Displays and demonstrations of hardware and software used in panoramic photography are included in the conference program. Special discounts on hardware and software by some conference sponsors will be made available to conference participants. The vendors will have displays set up during the conference. Please find below a list of our vendors and sponsors that are supporting the International Panoramic Photography Festival of Palmela 2011.   Partners Gold Vendors   Silver Vendors   Gold Sponsors   Silver...

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Hotel do Sado Business and Nature

Hotel do Sado Business and Nature

The IVRPA is pleased to announce a new Palmela 2011 hotel – Hotel do Sado Business & Nature. This is the 4th official hotel to be enlisted to accommodate Palmela 2011 attendees and like the Palmela Castle Pousada, the S. Filipe Fortress Pousada and the Palmela Village Golf Resort, will be served by free bus transfers between the hotel and the Cine-Teatro São João main conference venue. Update: Starting today March 23, 2011, the IVRPA is making available to Palmela 2011 attendees a choice of two hotels when registering for...

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Sam Rohn – Panopress: Panoramas + WordPress

Sam Rohn – Panopress: Panoramas + WordPress

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Sam Rohn as conference speaker: Born 1963, New York City, USA. Currently resides in New York City, USA.   Sam Rohn Has been shooting 360° panoramas since 1999 and has worked as a location scout since 1992 for various film and television projects including Law & Order & King Kong, still photographers including David Lachapelle & Annie Liebowitz, & numerous music videos & television commercials with...

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World Wide Streetviews

World Wide Streetviews

An IVRPA exhibition project for Palmela 2011 – The International Panoramic Photography Festival The Idea The Palmela Municipality, the Setúbal Wine Route and the local tourist businesses of Palmela have made some generous offers to the IVRPA which have enabled us to make this years International Panoramic Photography Festival the biggest and most rewarding event in the field of panoramic imaging ever. In order to give something back, not only to these people but also to the entire community of people living in Palmela, we decided to...

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Jeffrey Martin – The 360cities Community

Jeffrey Martin – The 360cities Community

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Jeffrey Martin as conference speaker: Born 1976, Chicago, USA, currently resides in Prague, Czech Republic. He lived in Germany and the UK from early childhood, and has therefore always enjoyed an international existence. Educated at DePauw University with a BA in English Writing. He became hooked on photography since his first photography course in 1996, a month-long study of Black-and-White landscape photography at Ghost Ranch, New...

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Easypano

Easypano

After being an IVRPA sponsor for many years it is a great honor for Easypano to partner with the IVRPA at Palmela 2011. We welcome you to visit our vendor booth and speaking sessions to learn more about Easypano products and services. We will demonstrate for you how easy it is to stitch your images into a high–quality panorama as well as creating an interactive virtual tour with Easypano’s master products: Panoweaver and Tourweaver. During this gorgeous festival we would also like to introduce to you the improvements of our products...

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Roundshot

Roundshot

This spring we are very proud to introduce the new Roundshot VR Drive — Generation 2. We will take the opportunity at Palmela 2011 to support the IVRPA community with our sponsorship and to showcase our latest addition to the Roundshot family.   Come see the new VR Drive 2 in operation and try the “quality,” “speed,” “video” and “turntable” modes, now with vertical motor also fully spherical! Hear more about the...

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Alain Hamblenne — Welcome to the 3rd Dimension!

Alain Hamblenne — Welcome to the 3rd Dimension!

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Alain Hamblenne as conference speaker: Born 1960, Forest, Brussels, Belgium, currently resides in Liège, Belgium. Studied Visual Arts (specialized in graphic design) in “Ecole Supérieure des Arts St-Luc”, Brussels. Alain is responsible for the OUTLINE Graphic Designers studio in Liège. Gives visual communication and panoramic photography classes at the “Haute Ecole Albert Jacquard” (Bachelors degree in...

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Markus Matern and Jürgen Matern — Reprojecting equirectangular images for a printed presentation

Markus Matern and Jürgen Matern — Reprojecting equirectangular images for a printed presentation

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Markus Matern and Jürgen Matern as conference speakers: Born 1970, Sonthofen, Germany, currently resides in Munich, Germany. Studied electrical engineering at the University of Ulm, Germany. Works as a software engineer since 1997. Spends almost all his free time with spherical panoramic photography since 2002. Tries to participate four times a year at the World Wide Panorama Event and has 25 contributions so far. Traveled to all...

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Are you up for a train ride to Lisbon?

Are you up for a train ride to Lisbon?

Willy Kaemena, the Palmela 2011 Transportation Coordinator, shares some travel tips about train options to Lisbon. It is time to buy your ticket and flying is not always a MUST. From the Benelux, Germany, London and France it is cheap, fast, comfortable and fun to go by train to Lisbon. To get an idea about European long–distance travel in high–speed trains across Europe between Bremen and Lisbon, check this video: If you book NOW the prices are very LOW. From Paris to the Spanish border from where you change to the hotel train to Lisbon...

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Practical Travel Iinformation

Practical Travel Iinformation

Willy Kaemena, Palmela 2011 Transportation Coordinator, and an intrepid travel himself, prepared this practical travel information guide to help those Palmela 2011 attendees coming to Portugal for the first time. Where on Earth is Palmela? Palmela is located ~40Km south of Portugal’s capital city, Lisbon. What kind of weather can we expect in Palmela? Weather should be pleasant with daytime temperatures around 25ºC (77ºF). A jacket or sweater for the evening is advisable. Check this temperature chart from June 2010 provided by the...

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Detailed Schedule

The Official Palmela 2011 Schedule is a live Google Calendar that you can subscribe by clicking in the link at the bottom. In this view, you can see the full list of events taking place at Palmela 2011, you can also use the buttons at the top-right to change to “Month View” or “Week” at your convenience. This is a dynamic document and will be continually updated with more and more detail until the moment the conference starts. On the Google Calendar interface, you can subscribe to receive automatic e-mail notifications...

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Palmela 2011 Virtual Tour by Carlos Chegado

Palmela 2011 Virtual Tour by Carlos Chegado

The Palmela 2011 Virtual Tour by Carlos Chegado. This VT will integrate all the panos I captured during the many trips to Palmela to work on Palmela 2011 — The International Panoramic Photography Festival.

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Palmela 2011 Update, March 1, 2011

Here is a Palmela 2011 update wrapping up the current situation on March 1, 2011. Conference Attendees: As of today, March 1, we have over 60 attendees registered for the conference or tutorials + conference programs, this is the highest number of registrations in the first month of any previous IVRPA conference. Hopefully we should be able to start publishing the attendee list on the Palmela 2011 website in the coming days. If you want to register for the conference, now it’s a good time, check the ticket prices here and...

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Palmela Village Golf Resort

Palmela Village Golf Resort

The IVRPA is pleased to announce a new Palmela 2011 hotel — Palmela Village Golf Resort Studios. When we started to work on this project, almost a year ago, no one could guess that in less than a month after opening registrations, two Hotels would be fully booked with Palmela 2011 attendees, and that we would need to sign with a third hotel to accommodate everyone. A big thank you to the panoramic community for such a great support, all together we will make this the best panoramic event, ever! Update: Starting today March 23, 2011,...

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