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Tucson Trip: Arizona Aviation Hall of Fame 360 Panorama

Arizona Aviation History Museum 360 Panorama -- by Joe Reifer

Arizona Aviation History Museum 360 Panorama -- by Joe Reifer

The Arizona Aviation Hall of Fame is located inside the Space Gallery at the Pima Air and Space Museum in Tucson. This quiet corner of the museum has an extensive collection of displays featuring old photos, memorabilia, and beautifully painted portraits.

Immerse yourself by going full screen with the interactive version

Surrounded by airplanes at the Pima Air & Space Museum -- by Joe Reifer

Tucson Trip: Surrounded by airplanes at the Pima Air & Space Museum

Surrounded by airplanes at the Pima Air & Space Museum -- by Joe Reifer

Surrounded by airplanes at the Pima Air & Space Museum -- by Joe Reifer

The Pima Air & Space Museum in Tucson, Arizona has over 300 aircraft on display, and is well worth a visit. Click the image above for a larger view of the planes. Did you notice anything interesting about the perspective of this airplane panorama? The answer, after the jump.

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Tucson Trip: Big Science, Big Heads, Big Cacti, Big Planes

Tucson Trip: Monument Camera

Monument Camera -- by Joe Reifer

Monument Camera -- by Joe Reifer

I just returned from 5 days in Tucson Arizona. The weather was 70 degrees and sunny, and there was a lot to see. I didn’t bring a lot of camera gear, but did plan to make a few 360 panoramas. I was going to borrow a tripod, but ended up purchasing an inexpensive monopod instead. I needed a bushing to mount my Nodal Ninja R1 panohead on the monopod, and I found one at Monument Camera for $1.99. Monument is an old school camera store with a collection of old cameras, darkroom supplies, and lighting equipment. There’s also a poker table with Canon EOS chips, a collection of deer antlers, and some other interesting memorabilia. The nice fellow behind the counter let me test my monopod camera setup in the store. If you like old cameras and find yourself in Tucson, Monument is a fun place to visit.

Step inside and look around in the interactive version of the pano

The Three R’s: Repetition, Repetition, Repetition