Saturday, April 16, 2011

Portland Timbers home opener, April 14, 2011 - Taggable gigapan image

Portland Timbers home opener, April 14, 2011 - Taggable gigapan image

The Timbers rolled past Chicago 4-2 in their first MLS home game in front of 18,627 at sold-out Jeld-Wen Field Thursday night. The constant rain that started hours before the game did nothing to dampen the enthusiasm of the crowd, which was sent into a fever pitch with the pregame ceremonies that included fireworks, giant banners and the Timbers Army singing the national anthem.

Oregonian photographer Bruce Ely created this Gigapan during the Timbers home opener on April 14, 2011. The image is made up of 612 individual photos taken over a 45-minute span and stitched together to form one large image. The final high resolution picture is 122,832 X 39,472 pixels or 4,848 megapixels. The image is not supposed to represent one moment in the game. There are numerous stitching "errors". These are usually caused by a person that is partially in a picture moving to a different location by the time my camera made another pass.

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Thursday, April 14, 2011

Timbers Army "singing" Nat'l Anthem before the TImbers first MLS game at Jdub (Jeld-Wen Field)...with fireworks!

Maybe we can't sing, but at least we know the words ;-) 
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Soccer Bowl 75

Soccer Bowl 75 by ohhh_yeah808
Soccer Bowl 75, a photo by ohhh_yeah808 on Flickr.
From NASL Soccer Bowl to MLS Cup?
Timbers MLS home opener today at Jeld-Wen Field.
You cannot stop us...we are the Rose City!
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