Saudi Arabia releases unseen photos of the Holy Kaaba stone ‘Hajr-e-Aswad’ in a high-resolution image.
Saudi Arabian government has delivered another high-quality picture of Hajr-e-Aswad taken by the Engineering Studies Department of the Reasah Alharmain through Fox Stack Panorama Technology.
As per the Saudi Official, the picture of the Kaaba stone is 49,0000 megapixels picture. It required 50 working hours to measure the 1050 photographs. The uncommon photograph was delivered on Monday by the Saudi service.
A consultant to the Saudi service said that the Black Stone (Hajr-e-Aswad) is a “piece of Jannah and the primary ever high-goal pictures reflect how excellent heaven would be.”
Hajr-e-Aswad is put at the eastern corner of the Ka’aba and thought to be an opening that can be seen through a major opening in the silver encasement. The Black Stone has included eight little shakes yet shaped together utilizing Arabic frankincense.
Muslims are urged to contact the stone in the wake of performing Tawaf (the custom of circumambulating) around the Kaaba, during Hajj or Umrah.
The Kaaba stone
The Black Stone involves eight little shakes attached to an enormous stone encased in a silver casing.
The Black Stone is the point from which the circumambulation starts and finishes for tawaf, the custom where explorers circumvent the Kaaba multiple times anticlockwise to finish the Hajj or Umrah journey.
Photos of the Black Stone surprised the web as hashtag #BlackStone moved on Twitter in Saudi Arabia and individuals shared the unseen photos of the stone, which is considered consecrated by Muslims attributable to its rich history.
The Fox Stack Panorama Image: Kaaba Stone
The Saudi Arabian authority told the media that an extraordinary method called Fox Stack Panorama has been utilized, which consolidates various photographs with various center focuses to keep the completed image sharp, said a CNN report.
Fox stacking can beat the unavoidable absence of focus because of diffraction. There are a few different ways to do that high-goal picture.
Picture takers shoot the Black Stone utilizing innovation in which 1,050 pictures are taken from various points of view and numerous concentrations to create a picture with the most elevated precision.
The fundamental thought is to mount the camera on a stand, make the shot, and afterward take a grouping of pictures while moving concentrate somewhat between shots.
This strategy is frequently utilized in scene shooting methods however with definite picture results.
Through this strategy, the picture taker can join pictures with various concentrations into one photograph that has sharpness and concentrate uniformly in all parts.
Shooting is done from different sides, like zeroing in on the closer view, in the (center ground) and on the back (foundation).
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