High Resolution View from Mount Utsayantha

Mount Utsayantha
Mount Utsayantha


Above is a panoramic image consisting of 40 images taken from the top of Mount Utsayantha. The images were taken on June 12, 2013, at around 2 pm. Follow the above link to view the high-resolution image with the ability to zoom in and out throughout the entire image. It is very detailed and one can see that the traffic light located at the intersection of Route 23 and Route 10 is red.

On the high-resolution page be sure to click “Snapshots” located on the bottom left side of the viewable image. This will bring up a menu bar with zoomed-in areas of the image that has further information. For example, the former Delaware Motor Inn recently underwent a huge restoration project and currently has solar panels on its roof that can be seen.

As far as technical details of the image. It is 32,845 x 11,277 pixels and in megapixel terms it is 370 megapixels. The photos were taken with a Nikon camera with a telephoto lens set to 200m. The Nikon camera has a APS-C sized sensor and is 16 megapixels. The software to stitch all the images together was PT GUI.

The Google Map below shows the approximate location to within a few feet of where the image was taken.

Mount Utsayantha has been a favorite location of mine to photograph over the last several years. Below are some other photographs I have taken from Mount Utsayantha that I recommend viewing.

Recommend Photography Pages on CatskillSearch of Mount Utsayantha

1. Outside the Mount Utsayantha Fire Tower 360


2. Mount Utsayantha Fire Tower Surrounding View 360


3. Climbing the Mount Utsayantha Fire Tower 360


4. Queen of the Catskills and Venus


5. Clouds over Mount Utsayantha (timelapse video on Youtube)


External Links and Sources:

Gigapan- View of Stamford NY from Mount Utsayantha: http://gigapan.com/gigapans/133093

Wikipedia- Stamford NY: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stamford,_New_York

Megapixel Calculator: http://web.forret.com/tools/megapixel.asp?width=32845&height=11277

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