The original window into this place says: "Rest here, honor nature, look around, and up. It is fall. Crisp fallen leaves litter the live green and mossy banks. Straight out from the bench is a tree, straight up." That was in November. Now visit the bench in February. This is the rainy season, winter in northern California. Water is flowing, ferns are growing. The movie for this event combines two partial QTVR panoramas. One is in front of the bench, looking down at the rushing stream, Water Flow. The other is behind the bench, looking up at the ferns fringing the rocky bank, Fern Grow. In the movie, these panoramas are separated with salamanders under red mushrooms. Look down at the water, then up at the ferns. Enter the baby salamander's dream.
Mischievous Salamander Dreaming Color Again
Notice that bits of leaves are stuck on top of the mushroom and the head of the salamander. The air is wet. There are three sizes of the QTVR movie:
12% (170KB) - smallest and quickest, with the least detail
First I called it a lizard. A friend suggested that it is a salamander. A web search finds several photos that look similar but not precisely the same. It might be a newt, which is a kind of salamander. In any case, this is the kind of creature that comes out in daylight and might cross your path in the woods one day.
imaging for help, info, and all other immersive imaging, including
QuickTime movies, at Wholeo Online. See also, the list of Caroling's wrinkles
for other time-based projects. See Foothills Park bench scene in November,
Water Flow, Fern Grow
This panorama is part of a project to document each month of the year
2000 in QTVR movies. It is called View 2000,
a QTVR-a-month by producers around the world. This is February, month
2. Traverse the calendar.