Come to Palmela 2011 and see incredible UAVs flying around

Come to Palmela 2011 and see incredible UAVs flying around

We are pleased to announce that two three Palmela 2011 star speakers, Ignacio Ferrando Margelí, Ryan Whitehead and Nick Ivanov are bringing in their UAVs for special demonstrations to conference attendees. These RC helicopters will be flying around Palmela for special demos on how to capture 360º Photography and 360º Video from up in the air, but with your feet, well on the...

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Ryan Whitehead – The Nimmo Bay 360º Video Experience

Ryan Whitehead – The Nimmo Bay 360º Video Experience

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Ryan Whitehead as conference speaker: Born 1975 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Currently living in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.   Studied at the Conservatory of Recording Arts and Science, Phoenix Arizona. In January 2011 unveiled to the world the Nimmo Bay Experience. Nimmo Bay became viral on the Internet receiving 10 million views in the first 20 days. Ryan...

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Kolor

Kolor

Kolor is a world reference in the development and sale of image stitching and virtual tour solutions. Its technological partners include Intel and nVidia. Kolor was made famous in 2010 through their world record of the largest image, Paris 26 Gigapixels, which has already been seen by more than 10 million people in the world. The team of Kolor will be glad to welcome you at their vendor booth during Palmela 2011. Also, don’t miss the conference of Alexandre Jenny, the founder of Kolor, about the creation of virtual tours and the new and...

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Darek Czarnecki – VR Smarty, the new VR Player

Darek Czarnecki – VR Smarty, the new VR Player

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Darek Czarnecki as conference speaker: Born 1967 in Warsaw, Poland. Currently resides in the countryside, 40km south of Warsaw, Poland.   Darek is a photographer who developed his computer skills to overcome the digital challenge In 2010 he presented us the Pano Flip book Spent the last winter coding away to come up with a new VR Player – VR Smarty Darek Czarnecki LookDigital.pl ...

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G. Donald Bain – Panorama Borealis

G. Donald Bain – Panorama Borealis

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce an exhibition by G. Donald Bain – Panorama Borealis as part of the Palmela 2011 Exhibitions program. Born 1950 in San Francisco, California USA. Currently resides in El Cerrito (near Berkeley), California.   Studied Geography at the University of California Berkeley (1968-72) and University College London (1972-76). Founding director of the Geography Computing Facility at UC Berkeley 1986-2008, where he taught computer...

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Palmela 2011 Update, April 17, 2011

This summer Palmela, Portugal, will be the world capital of panoramic photography. It is going to be amazing! Panorama photographers are coming from around the world to this charming village in the vineyard-covered hills south of Lisbon for a feature full program packed with tutorials, lectures, vendor displays, banquets, receptions, and field trips. Not to mention exhibitions of every sort of panoramic photography art, all over town, all summer long. How many attendees registered so far? As of today, April 17, 2011, we have 110 attendees...

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Palmela 2011 Attendee Map

Palmela 2011 Attendee Map

Willy Kaemena, Palmela 2011 Transport Coordinator came up with a great way to visualize where are Palmela 2011 attendees coming from in the form of a Google Map that will be continually updated as more registrations come in. In case your information on this map is not accurate somehow, contact us for an update. View Palmela 2011- The Conference, attendees map in a full screen...

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Palmela 2011 Press Conference

Palmela 2011 Press Conference

Last Tuesday the Palmela 2011 organization gave a press conference at the Palmela Castle Pousada to journalists of the local newspapers and radio stations. Together with Ana Teresa Vicente (Palmela Municipality President) and Adilo Oliveira Costa (Palmela Municipality Councilman) we gave the members of the press an overview of the whole festival, with detailed information about what is planned so far. We also distributed a document (in Portuguese only, sorry) prepared by Sandra Mexa with current information about the Palmela 2011 festival. I...

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Masters of Contemporary Panoramic Photography

Masters of Contemporary Panoramic Photography

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce an exhibit featuring some of the leading practitioners in the field of 360-degree digital photography – The Masters of Contemporary Panoramic Photography. This exhibit will be staged among the columns and arches of the historic São Tiago Church crowning the peak at Palmela Castle. The combination of soaring light-filled spaces and brilliant graphics by a select group of our respected colleagues will make this a unique showcase for the art and science of panoramic photography. The...

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Attendee map preview

Attendee map preview

Willy Kaemena is working on the Palmela 2011 attendee map and for the first time we will have a visualization showing the more than 100 registrations we have so far (April 11, 2011). This image is just a preview of the final map we will soon publish.

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Bernard Custard and Iban Borrás Serret – ViewAt.org Present and Future

Bernard Custard and Iban Borrás Serret – ViewAt.org Present and Future

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Bernard Custard and Iban Borrás Serret as conference speakers: Born in Gandia, Valencia, on 1974. Currently lives in Valencia, Spain.   Audiovisual technician Professional photographer specializing in the world of panoramic photography and multimedia Got interested in photography 10 years ago when building his own multimedia company dD with his partner During all those years his company developed many projects like...

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CityViewsTV UAV in action shooting 360º video

CityViewsTV UAV in action shooting 360º video

CityViewsTV just posted some footage of their UAV shooting 360º video with a Ladybug on the belly. And a test flight: Thanks Frank Freitag for sharing this

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Thomas Rauscher – Pano2VR 3

Thomas Rauscher – Pano2VR 3

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Thomas Rauscher as conference speaker: Born 1975 in Krems, Austria. Currently living in Vienna, Austria.   BSc in Computer science, Vienna University of Technology First computer graphic programs were written at the age of 13 (ray tracing, 3D vector animations) In software engineering since 1994 After 10 years working with databases his first digital camera, Panotools, and the World Wide Panorama reignited the interest in...

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Keith Martin – Panoramas and iPad magazines

Keith Martin – Panoramas and iPad magazines

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Keith Martin as conference speaker: Born in Lausanne, Switzerland, on 1963. Currently resides in London, United Kingdom.   BA Graphic Design Postgraduate teaching qualification Teaches publishing, design and related subjects at degree and Masters level at the London College of Communication Technical Editor of MacUser magazine Board member of the World Wide Panorama foundation Specializes in action panoramas at festivals, clubs...

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Joe Rao – Crime Scene VR software and City 8 Street View Capturing System

Joe Rao – Crime Scene VR software and City 8 Street View Capturing System

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Joe Rao as conference speaker: Born in Guangdong Province, China on April 11, 1980. Currently resides in Shanghai, China.   Graduated from Fujian Normal University, majored in Marketing Joined Easypano at the beginning of 2007 and engaged in panorama and virtual tour software sales and marketing Collected panorama and virtual tour software requirements from users around the world Heads marketing for Crime Scene VR software and...

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Palmela 2011 Press Conference

Palmela 2011 Press Conference

The Palmela 2011 organization will hold an important press conference next Tuesday April 12 at 16:30h hosted by the Palmela Municipality President, Ana Teresa Vicente to disclose full details about Palmela 2011 – The International Panoramic Photography Festival to the Portuguese media. The press conference will take place at Palmela Castle Pousada, one of the four official Palmela 2011 hotels that is completely sold out in exclusivity to Palmela 2011 attendees between May 31 and June 5, 2011. During this press event, details about the...

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Our Worlds

Our Worlds

An IVRPA exhibition project for Palmela 2011 – The International Panoramic Photography Festival The Idea Little Planets, or Stereographic Panoramas are a unique way to display panoramic images which can resemble the planets of Saint-Exupéry’s The Little Prince or the work of MC Escher, showing an entire environment as a free floating planet. Palmela 2011 – Our Worlds will showcase a curated collection of our own very special worlds. The Photography This exhibition will feature a collection of little planet panoramas made...

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Last call for conference speakers

Last call for conference speakers

In the last weeks, the Palmela 2011 organization has been announcing conference speakers on a regular basis. Currently we have the following 14 speakers lined up to talk at Palmela 2011: Ignacio Ferrando Margelí — Capturing the impossible panorama Joergen Geerds — Panoramas and the Art Market Nicole Tung and Jason Barr – VR Photography in crime scenes Thomas K. Sharpless – Beyond the Lens – Panini, the software view camera Markus Matern and Jürgen Matern — Reprojecting equirectangular images… Alain Hamblenne — Welcome to...

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Kent Durk – Exploring in HDR

Kent Durk – Exploring in HDR

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Kent Durk as conference speaker: Born 1956 in Columbia, Missouri (USA). Currently resides in Columbia, Missouri (USA).   Studied Technical Illustration & Design at St Louis Tech, 1974 Studied Commercial Art, Printmaking and Photography at Columbia College, 1980-83 Has photographs displayed at a Chicago Art Institute juried exposition, numerous art shows and awards locally Creative Director for a Division of Barnes and Noble...

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Andrew Bodrov – Capturing panoramas using a monopod

Andrew Bodrov – Capturing panoramas using a monopod

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Andrew Bodrov as conference speaker: Born 1965 in Kustanay city, Kazakhstan (USSR). Currently resides in Tallinn, Estonia (EU).   Studied communication devices engineering at the Tomsk High School of Communication, Russia Works as a IT specialist since 1992. Has been shooting panoramas since 2000. Published first version of the Digital Tallinn project in 2001. Published Digital Egypt project in 2006. Published the 9th May, Red...

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Strahov 40 Gigapixel: World Record Indoor Photo!

Strahov 40 Gigapixel: World Record Indoor Photo!

Palmela 2011 speaker Jeffrey Martin just unveiled another world record gigapixel, the Strahov 40 Gigapixel. Jeffrey Martin is a renowned panoramic photographer and the Founder of 360Cities.net, he created the Strahov 40 gigapixel image from 2947 high-resolution individual photos and you get to meet him in person next June 1-5 in Palmela, Portugal. View the Strahov 40 Gigapixel on...

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Urs Krebs – The Roundshot adventure

Urs Krebs – The Roundshot adventure

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Urs Krebs as conference speaker: Born in 1968, Zurich, Switzerland. Master of Economics, HEC Université de Lausanne, 1996 MBA (Master of Business Administration) INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France, 1999 Currently resides in Zurich, Switzerland. Urs ventured into panoramic photography in the year 2002 when he created and published “real sydney”, a book containing 360° images portraying the lifestyle of Sydney/Australia. On his return...

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