Manning Hall, Brown University
Manning Hall, built in 1835, is a memorial to the University's first president, James Manning. The lower floor of Manning, which now houses a classroom, was originally the University's library. Upstairs is the chapel, which, in addition to being the site of more than a few alumni weddings, serves as a non-sectarian place of worship for several different religious communities. These communities are represented by Brown's multi-faith chaplaincy, the only in the Ivy League. Modeled on an ancient temple, Manning contributes to the architectural diversity and flair of the buildings on the College Green.

This picture was taken on April 6th, 2004 with a Nikon 995 Coolpix camera sporting an FC-E8 fish eye lens on a home made monopod. The monopod has a bubble level and is designed so the camera rotates around the nodal point of the lens. A total of six images were taken, four around, one up and one down. Chromatic aboration was corrected using Adobe Photoshop by scaling the red and blue channels to 99.9%. The images were then sharpend with an unsharp mask filter and color corrected a bit. They were then 'defished' using DeFish software created by Ken Turkowski. Back in Photoshop I manually stitched the four images together. Then using Cubic Converter I converted the assembled panorama in to a cubic format and exported the top and bottom to be finalized once again in Photoshop. I then re-import the top and bottom into Cubic Converter to assemble the final QuickTime VR. Then into QuickTime Pro to embed copyright and other information about the file.