Monday, May 3, 2010

Photo point monitoring

panorama

Part of our grazing management plan involves taking photos before and after the cattle move through a pasture. This way we can compare the two photos and make sure that the cattle are not over- or under-utilizing the space. The goal is to simulate the movement of herds of natural grazers (historically bison, deer and elk) across the landscape. Of course the cattle have their favorite spots and places they don't much care for and both Lloyd and the herd know about how long each pasture will hold them until they are ready to move, but it is still nice to have these types of before/after photos.

4 comments:

Jarom said...

That is a pretty sweet panoramic photo that was pieced together.

Rachel said...

How did you piece it together?

Katia said...

I used the auto align feature in Photoshop. Sometimes it works well, sometimes not. It did an OK job for this series of shots.

Anonymous said...

HEY NATHAN AND KATIA HOW ARE THE PIGS DOING? I HERD THAT THE PIGS ALREADY ATE THE ALALFA. I AM IN SCHOL RIGHT NOW AND IT IS OKAY TO BE ON THE BLOG. EMAIL ME .

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