Palmela Castle Masters Exhibition report

Palmela Castle Masters Exhibition report

Don Bain is in Palmela for a couple days now and Willy Kaemena just arrived today. The IVRPA team is working hard on the exhibitions to get everything ready for the festival in due time. This is what Don Bain sent in from his first day in Palmela

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Palmela 2011 advertising at São João Theater

Palmela 2011 advertising at São João Theater

São João Theater in Palmela is dressing up for the big event and the countdown is now little over 8 days before the Palmela 2011 Tutorials program start. Early birds are flying in already. G.Donald Bain just arrived at Palmela Village Golf Resort and is now enjoying some hours of rest before heading to the Palmela Castle tomorrow to start mounting the Masters of Contemporary Panoramic Photography Exhibition at São Tiago Church. According to Don, Willy Kaemena instructions to get from Lisbon airport to Palmela worked like charm and other...

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Palmela 2011 Banquet

The Palmela 2011 Banquet will take place at the Palmela Castle Pousada, and is open to all Palmela 2011 Conference attendees. Dinner Cold Cream of beet mousse with cheese Poultry liver sautéed with moscatel wine and apples filled with raisins Roasted pork tenderloin over cabbage stew with sausage Manioc flour with egg on soup strawberries soup Drinks Mineral Water Red and white wine from the Pousadas cellar Coffee/Tea The Palmela 2011 Banquet will take place on June 1 at the Palmela Castle Pousada starting at 8pm.Check and...

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Conference Lunch Buffets

The Palmela 2011 Conference Lunch Buffets will be served daily by the Palmela Castle Pousada to all Palmela 2011 Conference attendees on the São João Theater 1st Floor. June 1 Cold Dishes Snack tray Roast Beef with Mustard Sauce and Eggplant Mousse Selection of Pork Sausages Lettuce Salad with Croutons Radicchio with Rucola Salad, Tomato and Cheese Endives salad with sour apples, watercress and walnuts Carrot Salad Vinaigrette Mussel salad with peppers Beet Salad with Olives Onion Quiche and bacon Potato chips Hot Dishes Cream of...

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Tutorials Lunch Buffet

The Palmela 2011 Tutorials Lunch Buffet takes place on May 31 and it’s open to all Tutorials Attendees and Palmela 2011 Vendors. Will be served by Palmela Castle Pousada on São João Theater 1st. Floor. Cold Dishes Snack tray Asparagus salad with apples and lettuce Atabafado cheese salad with honey and walnuts on tomato carpacio Endive and watercress salad with nuts Beet salad Pig’s ear salad Selection of sausages Cornucopias of ham and egg threads Poultry pies Terrine of venison Roast beef with ancient mustard Potato chips Hot...

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Coffee Breaks

Palmela 2011 Coffee Breaks will be served twice a day by the Palmela Castle Pousada at the São João Theater and include the following: Espresso Coffee Milk Tea Natural Orange Juice Sparkling Water Mineral Water Assortment of Cookies Assortment of Cakes Austrian Chocolates, courtesy of Garden Gnome Software Coffee Breaks will be served twice a day at 11am and 4:30pm except on June 4 (morning only).Check and subscribe to the Palmela 2011 Schedule for updated...

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Lumin-o-City, a Panoramic Photography exhibit by Joergen Geerds

Lumin-o-City, a Panoramic Photography exhibit by Joergen Geerds

The Palmela 2011 organization is pleased to announce an exhibit by Joergen Geerds as part of Palmela 2011 – The International Panoramic Photography Festival. This exhibit will be one of the highlights of the Palmela 2011 Festival and will be on display at the Palmela Castle Pousada from June to August, 2011. Lumin-o-City With each panoramic photograph, Joergen Geerds strives to capture a specific moment in the life of cities. He tries to answer questions like, “Where do people spend their nights? How? What are the small moments...

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Check the Palmela 2011 Multimap

Check the Palmela 2011 Multimap

Thanks to Aaron Spence from Panedia.com for kindly making available the Panedia platform to host our panoramas. In addition to that, Aaron just updated the Palmela 2011 Map to Multimap that allows users to easily navigate the map. In the coming days we will be reviewing and updating the information there, specially from the extensive Palmela 2011 exhibitions program so that no one gets lost while attending the conference. Check the new Palmela 2011 Multimap.

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Last 50 tickets up for grabs

Last 50 tickets up for grabs

The last batch of 50 Palmela 2011 tickets is now available for purchase. Grab yours while they last because when we hit 200 attendees the registrations will close. Although we have enough room in Palmela to accommodate in theory up to 400 attendees, we feel that for everyone’s sake and comfort, it’s better to cut off registrations when we hit 200 Palmela 2011 attendees. By all accounts this event surpassed our best estimates and we credit the international panoramic photography community and everyone attending Palmela 2011 for this...

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Free Wi-Fi all over Palmela Old Town

The Palmela 2011 organization is pleased to announce that Palmela 2011 attendees will benefit from FREE Wi-Fi Internet access all over Palmela Old Town thanks to a project developed by the Palmela Municipality. We tested it over many places around the Palmela Old Town and we are happy to report that although the project is ongoing, the current coverage is already good enough all the way up to the Castle as long as not standing behind the Castle very thick walls. One of the concerns travelers have when going abroad is to get proper and...

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Palmela 2011 – Final conference speakers list

The Palmela 2011 organization is pleased to report that we have a final conference speakers list: June 1 Ignacio Ferrando Margelí – Capturing the impossible panorama Marco Trezzini – Aroundertouch The World at your Fingertips Ryan Whitehead – The Nimmo Bay 360º Video Experience Urs Krebs – The Roundshot adventure Omer Calev – Using panoramas to document people Nicole Tung and Jason Barr – VR Photography in crime scenes June 2 Thomas K. Sharpless – Beyond the Lens – Panini, the software view...

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AYRTON360 – PanoJournalism

AYRTON360 – PanoJournalism

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce AYRTON360 as conference speaker: Born 1955 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Currently living in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.   Self taught photographer Studied Engineering, Architecture, and Motion Pictures & Television Arts at UCLA, USA Has been paying all his bills with photography since 1976 Felt in love with QTVRs in 1996 and since 1997 has been specialized in Panoramic Immersive Photography Panoramic photography currently...

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Henry Stuart – The Royal Wedding Giga Pixel Panorama – Capturing the Moment, Over Many Moments!

Henry Stuart – The Royal Wedding Giga Pixel Panorama – Capturing the Moment, Over Many Moments!

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Henry Stuart as conference speaker: Born 1982 in United Kingdom. Currently living in London, United Kingdom.   BSc Biology, MSc Management Started Spherical Images back in 2006, with a masters degree from Leeds University Specialises in photography, web-design and other issues related to the delivery of Virtual Tours Henry Stuart sphericalimages.com Henry Stuart’s...

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Aaron Spence – Thinking Outside the Circle

Aaron Spence – Thinking Outside the Circle

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Aaron Spence as conference speaker: Born 1972, Brisbane, Australia. Currently resides on the Gold Coast, Australia.   Aaron Spence has been a professional photographer since high school in the late 1980′s He went digital in 1996 and headed deep into multimedia via interactive cd-rom and the web In 1999 he combined his photographic and multimedia/interactive work to start shooting 360 Panoramas From 2006 until now he has...

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John Kroll – Evolving architecture photography to VR architecture photography

John Kroll – Evolving architecture photography to VR architecture photography

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce John Kroll as conference speaker: Born 1962 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Currently living in Kongens Lyngby, Denmark.   First camera at age 9 Studied at school of Interior Design Assistant of fashion photographer in Paris Diploma from The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts – School of Architecture Founder and owner of VirtualWorks.dk since 2004 John Kroll VirtualWorks.dk ...

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Gallant Frederic and David Poullier – Spherical panoramas from mobile phones. Steps and visions.

Gallant Frederic and David Poullier – Spherical panoramas from mobile phones. Steps and visions.

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Gallant Frederic and David Poullier as conference speakers: Born 1962 in France. Currently resides in Tokyo, Japan.   Master degree in bio chemistry Gallant Frederic pixeet.com Born 1976 in France. Currently resides in Sophia Antipolis, France.   Expert in all program languages – Security Systems...

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Matthias Taugwalder – VR panoramas in print media, online media and on mobile devices

Matthias Taugwalder – VR panoramas in print media, online media and on mobile devices

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Matthias Taugwalder as conference speaker: Born 1981 in Zermatt, Switzerland. Currently lives in Zürich, Switzerland.   Studied Business Informatics at the University of Zürich. His company “Concept360” offers different services in the field of panoramic photography, with a special focus on high-alpine and high-resolution panoramic photography. Since 2008 member of the IVRPA board of directors. Working as freelancer for...

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What the world need to know about Portugal (humor)

What the world need to know about Portugal (humor)

This little fun movie is making the rounds on the social networks right now. Produced by the the Cascais Municipality for the Estoril Conferences as a response to the Finnish objections to support the Portuguese bailout by the EU/FMI. Take it with a grain of salt, enjoy it and ignore the part against Finland, the truth is, we get along with every nation in the world. Have fun learning some interesting tidbits about our big history ...

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Alexandre Jenny – Creating virtual tours today and tomorrow

Alexandre Jenny – Creating virtual tours today and tomorrow

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Alexandre Jenny as conference speaker: Born 1973 in Colmar, France. Currently lives in Challes-Les-Eaux, Rhone-Alpes, France.   Mining engineer, DEA graduate in Material Physics. Creator of Autopano. CEO of Kolor.com. Alexandre Jenny kolor.com/ Alexandre Jenny will present Panotour Pro, the new integrated virtual tour editor for the web and mobile. The talk will be...

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Marco Trezzini – Aroundertouch The World at your Fingertips

Marco Trezzini – Aroundertouch The World at your Fingertips

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Marco Trezzini as conference speaker: Born 1969, Wuppertal, Germany. Currently resides in Lugano, Switzerland.   After some Law and Psychology studies in Lausanne and Zürich, he moved to Frankfurt entering the advertising Agency Abels & Partner. He started as assistant to the Creative director and owner, and soon after was in charge of running the creative team, special projects, customer relations and recipe...

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Nick Ivanov – Creating 360º aerial panoramas

Nick Ivanov – Creating 360º aerial panoramas

The Palmela 2011 Organization is pleased to announce Nick Ivanov as conference speaker: Born 1967 in Bulgaria. Currently lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.   Master degree in computer science. Operates aerial photography business, specializing in low-altitude aerial panoramas. Designs and builds most of his equipment. During the Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver 2010 his web site www.aerialphotoimage.com received more than 3 million visitors who where looking for views...

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