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Canon Stand 1

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As you might expect, Canon had one of the largest areas in the show.

Aldo repairs the Dome Theatre

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Aldo applies the final pieces of the tape to the re-constructed Dome Theatre, after it's collapse on Thursday night.

Evening Meal 2

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Another evening meal shot, this time with a longer exposure.

Evening Meal 1

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One of the many evening meals at the Italian restaurant near our hotel.

Lone Bunny

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The Playboy bunnies slow down after a busy day facing drooling photograpers.

Exhibition of Cinema Photos

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In between halls 4 and 5 was an exhibition of photographs of German cinemas from the 1950s.

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HP Stand

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A happy customer holds up his sample print.

Bunny Audience

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Photographers waiting for the Playboy bunnies.

Bunny Chair

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Photographers wait for the bunny girls to appear.

Sony's Model City with big bubbles

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After talking to a lot of different people, I managed to get permission to drive my LEGO Panobot into Sony's model city block, which is a copy of their latest TV ad - complete with bubble blowers!

There was a bit of trouble navigating around the cars, but it worked out OK in the end, without the camera getting too sticky.

Playboy Bunnies - version 4a

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The CHIP Foto-Video stand next to our IVRPA booth was empty for most of Photokina, but on Friday the team actually turned up, with two Playboy Bunny girls posing for the salivating photographers every couple of hours...

Hallway between Hall 9 and Hall 6

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In between Hall 6 and Hall 9, there is an area of tables and seating for people to rest their weary feet...

Multiblitz Stand

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The Multiblitz stand, shot from the middle of one of their displays.

Testing the Panobot (again)

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Yet another go at calibrating the Panobot.

Tito Dupret and friends

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Tito Dupret of www.WHTour.org dropped by on Thursday afternoon.

Photokina Tour

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There are a series of guided tours of the different photo exhibitions at Photokina, and the IVRPA booth is on tour 4.

Velbon Stand

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Underneath one of the Velbon tripods. If you're doing table-top panoramas, make sure you have a look at their Ultra Maxi Mini tripod which is really small and adaptable. I'll be doing a mini-review of the one I bought in the next couple of weeks...

Tuesday Evening 4

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The Panobot in autonomous mode, wandering around by itself until it gets near an object and takes a panorama.

Tuesday Evening 3

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The Panobot in autonomous mode, wandering around by itself until it gets near an object and takes a panorama.

Tuesday Evening 1

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The Autopano crew, Matthias & Ian, during the get-together on Tuesday evening.