Sometimes, I want to create a 360° panorama with a person standing in the middle. The problem is that when I move the camera around, then the person will move slightly. Idea:
Create just one shot of the person, then let her walk away.
Create the remaining shots.
Before stitching, cut away part of images that show the background in front of which the person was standing.
If done well, will that yield a good panorama?
In general, I am using Microsoft ICE for creating panoramas since it stitches automatically. Of course, I am open to other using other software as well.
I just stitched a batch of images that I still had. In these images, the person was moving. So I cropped the part where she was standing in all but one of the images. In fact, I realized that not making her walk away makes things easier, because then I know where to crop or - on location - which part not to put inside the frame. The result is very good, though not perfect, which probably has to do with me moving the camera free handed without a tripod, and not about the lens' nodal point.