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The view from row 65 seat 231 Olympic Stadium.

By Richsr
Thanks for all your comments on my last upload very much appreciated.

Here is one from the rehearsal for the open ceremony last Monday, 8 separate images stitched together in PS.
It was a great atmosphere and event too

Thanks for looking and worth a large view if you have the time

Regards Richard

Tags: View General Panoramic Seat Rehersal London 2012 Olympic games Olympic stadium Opening ceremony

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Philo 8 99 83 England
29 Jul 2012 1:55PM
Great viewpoint and a nice bit of stitching, Richard. The ceremony was pretty amazingGrin

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CaroleS Plus
8 433 3 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2012 1:58PM
Very impressive.
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
29 Jul 2012 2:08PM
Marvellous shot, showing up so much detail of the stadium that I was able to make out at the opening ceremony on TV.
Richsr 11 91 223 England
29 Jul 2012 2:12PM
Thanks Phil, Carole and Ronnie.
It was a great show and being there was amazing, some aspects were better in the stadium especially the sound
Regards Richard
fentiger Plus
17 918 24 England
29 Jul 2012 2:12PM
Fantastic and historic composition which captures the spirit of moment.

Sezz 13 617 15 England
29 Jul 2012 2:15PM
Superb pov Richard and excellent processing - impressed! Smile

Sarah *
Richsr 11 91 223 England
29 Jul 2012 2:16PM
Thanks Albert certainly a memory that we will not forget
Regards Richard
Richsr 11 91 223 England
29 Jul 2012 2:16PM
Thanks Sarah
dathersmith 11 559 12 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2012 2:44PM
Wow, impressive work Richard.

derekhansen Plus
9 210 24 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2012 2:47PM
Fantastic pov Richard and a lovely drop of stitchwork Richard. The show was superb on the telly. Made me feel proud to be British.
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2012 3:00PM
pleased to see this Richard great work I am sure nobody could have done better, I can feel the atmosphere from here and I dont often get this feeling well enough to comment on EPZ - take this as a compliment
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
29 Jul 2012 3:06PM
Richard! Photography of the highest order mate, not easy to get the people sharp in separate captures then stitched, very little movement detected, awesome work.


LesF 11 182 9
29 Jul 2012 3:20PM
Very memorable Richard

NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2012 4:09PM
A stunning and most excellent record of this historical piece of our sporting heritage.

Regards Nathan
rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
29 Jul 2012 4:10PM
Excellent Richard, has that " wow " factor. How did you get an DSLR into the stadium ( thought they had something called security ?)
29 Jul 2012 4:12PM
very fine work here Richard has resulted in a fantastic pano of the venue

Richsr 11 91 223 England
29 Jul 2012 4:22PM
Ron no problems with security but did try a long lens, just a 50mm and wide angle
Regards Richard
Richsr 11 91 223 England
29 Jul 2012 4:38PM
Thanks for all your comments everyone very much appreciated
Regards Richard
nikshot 9 9 1 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2012 4:47PM
Wow facto indeed Richard and so well processed.

Herge88 11 40 4 England
29 Jul 2012 4:51PM
Superb image Richard, expertly stitched together, glad you enjoyed the spectacle.

Best Matt
29 Jul 2012 4:55PM
Great piece of work Richard, and I like the title.
Deserves awarding I reckon.

John Smile
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2012 6:12PM
the best I have seen ... great work from you
saltireblue Plus
8 8.0k 33 Norway
29 Jul 2012 6:18PM
Crikey, Rich. I would never have guessed that this was stiched. Marvellous, intricate work mate. So very well done.
Jealous at not being there? Moi?Wink
Should get some kind of award, this.

cabbie Plus
11 31 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2012 6:31PM
Spot on one to look back on in years to come and be proud of

martin.w 16 522 22 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2012 6:43PM
Beautifully sewn together and a wonderful image of an unforgettable event Smile
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2012 6:44PM
Wow. Just wow! The first image of the event that has actually excited me. It has an asymmetrical sweep that's quite dizzying.
zapar40 8 66 5 Wales
29 Jul 2012 6:50PM
wow! is right a great image, lovely stitch work, nice one.
newy17 12 273 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2012 7:11PM
Fantastic work Richard Smile
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2012 7:17PM
Truely amazing!
Richsr 11 91 223 England
29 Jul 2012 7:27PM
Thanks for John, Barbara and Bob for your UA very much appreciated.
Regards Richard
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
29 Jul 2012 7:54PM
Excellent perspective, Richard, and expertly stitched. We applied for tickets but no luck. It must have been amazing to see it live.

Richsr 11 91 223 England
29 Jul 2012 7:56PM
It certainly was Dave.
Nick_w Plus
11 4.3k 99 England
29 Jul 2012 10:52PM
I'm hoping to do the exact same next Saturday !
Richsr 11 91 223 England
29 Jul 2012 11:17PM
enjoy Nick it a great venue.
regards Richard.
debu 8 India
30 Jul 2012 2:24AM
Excellent capture.
PaulLiley 9 2 13 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2012 4:40AM
Oh wow what a view. It must have been brilliant there. Even the rehearsal. Lucky you. It looked unbelievable on telly. so proud to be British. paul
Wonderful panoramic work Richard, I feel right there with you in the stadium. I know how hard these panos are to get this good.


here's my tree to add to your awards.

Richsr 11 91 223 England
30 Jul 2012 7:09AM
Thanks for your UA Dougie very much appreciated.
Regards Richard
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
30 Jul 2012 9:16AM
An amazing image of this historic event, Richard, a fine bit of stitching too Wink
Trev Smile
Rende 11 38 4 Netherlands
30 Jul 2012 1:03PM
Beautifully done Richard; amazing clarity and excellent exposure.
dmhuynh72 10 44 3 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2012 1:37PM
nicely done, it must be difficult to stitch with people in the scene.
User_Removed 16 2.8k 11 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2012 2:39PM
Very well taken Richard.
Nice result. Smile
A Booth 16 11 4 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2012 6:50PM
wonderful record shot in a well stitched image. good detail and panoramic view.
gajewski Plus
13 10 9 United States
30 Jul 2012 7:30PM
I think I can see Paul McCartney from here. Smile

In all seriousness -- this is a great image, good job of stitching together multiple shots.
Sue and I loved the opening ceremonies and we are glued to the TV and internet following the games.
It brings back memories of when the games were here in Los Angeles (1984).
FeatherFriend 10 38 217 England
31 Jul 2012 4:19PM
Wonderful work Richard, certainly a first from the rehearsal.....surprised they let you in with the camera Wink
tonyng 8 10 2 United Kingdom
31 Jul 2012 5:08PM
Amazing work. Seamless stitch. Nice to see an audience perspective to the televised versions.
danbrann Plus
13 637 17
1 Aug 2012 3:02PM
Best I have seen yet Richard from this wonderful stadium.
3 Aug 2012 9:19PM
Wow stunning... i always loved the crowd perspectives of events... super panorama
helenlinda Plus
11 360 22 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2012 9:39AM
Amazing capture - well put together SmileSmile
Amazing capture very well put together superb presentation, just like being there.

1881 6 India
6 Aug 2012 8:02PM
Impressively great. Well done.

sable 10 9 7 United Kingdom
7 Aug 2012 11:29AM
Stunning image giving an absolutely great insight into the great event for many including myself as to what it really was like Your stitching skills are superb - Elizabeth xx
Humblebee 6 1 England
7 Aug 2012 1:37PM
Excellent capture and your sewing Wink skills are first class. Has left me with a feeling of actually having sat in this great stadium ... Carol GrinGrinGrin
7 Aug 2012 7:48PM
super shot
moiral 8 12 Scotland
7 Aug 2012 10:18PM
Excellent piece of work Richard. Moira
Richsr 11 91 223 England
8 Aug 2012 8:27AM
Thanks for all your comments everyone very much appreciated
Regards Richard
mikepearce 9 3 1 United Kingdom
8 Aug 2012 8:43AM
Great work and so apt at the momment
Brian65 9 2 United Kingdom
8 Aug 2012 7:23PM
Superb Richard.SmileSmileSmile
8 Aug 2012 7:38PM
Excellent Richard,well done..Lin
VivienO 8 1 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2012 11:08PM
Makes a fantastic image highlighting the size of the stadium.
jabe 7 10 4 United Kingdom
11 Aug 2012 4:56PM
Grin magnificent picture Grin
andmolliethedog 12 120 11 United Kingdom
15 Aug 2012 9:01AM
all be said...great shot...
rpba18205 8 1 4 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2012 11:37AM
Excellent work
Tibetan 6 3 England
15 Sep 2012 4:35PM
That is really some thing else! fantastic view and shape superb work on your part very well presented, can almost sense the atmosphere love it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Morgs 9 20 62 Wales
27 Dec 2012 5:41PM
Absolutely superb. The stitching has worked so well with the people all looking perfect. Great view too. I thought that the opening ceremony was magnificent. I can only imagine what it must have been like to have been there to experience it!
silverfoxey 9 17 2 United Kingdom
29 May 2013 10:58AM
Fantastic pano Richard of the O2 Arena. Did not realize just how big it actuallyis is in size. Great edit work. James Smile

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