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10 Photosynth panoramas that will blow you away

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Sean Bordner shot his winning Photosynth in St. Lucia using his Nokia Lumia 920. 

Following the recent release of Photosynth for Windows Phone 8, Microsoft held a contest to find the 10 best Photosynth images. Now that the feature is compatible with latest generation devices such as the Nokia Lumia 920, HTC 8X and Samsung Ativ Odyssey, we should be seeing more and more stunning 360-degree panoramas created with the software.

We loved this one by Mark Vella who captured this beach scene in Polignano a Mare, Italy with his Nokia Lumia 920: 

Arad Haghi captured this view from Bam Tehran, in  Tehran, Iran, at an altitude of 6,266 feet with his HTC 8X: 

You can see all 10 winning Photosynths on the Windows Phone Blog.

Don't miss our hands-on with the Photosynth feature for Windows Phone 8, which we recently updated. If you have an Android phone, you might want to check out our hands-on with Android 4.2's Photo Sphere.

Comments

Total comments: 9
David Parker
By David Parker (Apr 16, 2013)

I'm afraid I'm going to have go along with the majority and say these just aren't very good. Meh.

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chrisnfolsom
By chrisnfolsom (Apr 9, 2013)

Any recommendations on camera's with automatic pan built in - have been processing by hand, but would love more automation - any dslr's? Agree, hate loading in new software, but the Flash apps are ok, and the JavaScript are slow generally.

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wacka2007
By wacka2007 (Apr 8, 2013)

i would take a look at them but, i aint installing anything else from microsoft, their OS is bloated enough , almost 20 years of windows and it is STILL rubbish.

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ljclark
By ljclark (Apr 8, 2013)

Blow me away?

Uh...

No.

Comment edited 1 minute after posting
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xgeier
By xgeier (Apr 5, 2013)

i see no reason to post these pictures. they do not "blow me away" and they are not very special i think. they are normal Panoramas which you can get within one minute with Photosynth. i don´t get the point of this article.

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160631
By 160631 (Apr 3, 2013)

LOL! The Flash story wasn't enough. Hopefully, Mircosoft is here once more to bring some crappy software! Have they heard about HTML5 ? Can someone send them a mail to let them know about true web technologies...

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solsang
By solsang (Apr 3, 2013)

So they force you to install silverlight to see pictures, totally unnessesary, just microsoft imposing more security risks...

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Tom Z
By Tom Z (Apr 3, 2013)

They are very blurry, I don't get it...

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AnHund
By AnHund (Apr 2, 2013)

Very impressive.

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Total comments: 9
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