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What equipment do I need for 360° virtual tour photography? [duplicate]

I am looking forward to make a 360 degree virtual tour photography of my locality. Could you please suggest the basic specifications of the camera that would be required to do so? What software can I ...
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How can I take “Photo Sphere” style images with a regular camera? [duplicate]

With google's Nexus devices it is possible to make so-called Photo Spheres. Is it possible to make a Photo Sphere with an ordinary digital camera?
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Make virtual tour from photos [duplicate]

I have been presented with an option to make a virtual tour for my school. Kind of like a Google's Street View but for a school building. It should be made so that everyone on the school's webpage can ...
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How are “Little Planet” photos created?

How do you make mini-planet photos like this one? By Guido Radig (Own work) [CC BY 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons Here are some examples of what I mean on ...
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Are there true 360 degree cameras?

I'm looking for a true 360 degree camera, so that's both vertical and horizontal 360 degrees. I've seen some clip-ons for the iPhone, but am really not wanting to by an iPhone 4S for this. What I ...
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Samyang 14mm or Rokinon 8mm fisheye? Which is better for landscapes?

My camera body is a Canon 550D/T2i. Which one would be better for landscapes and why?
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How does a stitched panorama compare with a wide-angle lens?

I wish to take wide-angle shots (e.g. of a large building or the inside of a small room) but don't have a wide-angle lens. What differences will I get if I shoot the scene with a narrow-angle lens (...
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How to make spherical (360) panoramic image with 2:1 aspect ratio?

The objective is to make a spherical-typed (360 degrees) panoramic photo, With 2:1 aspect ratio, and its dimensions are 1024x512 or 2048x1024. Tried searching in Google but still don't know where to ...
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Minimum requirements to capture a “Street View”-like photo?

What equipment is needed to take panoramic street photography like in this example.
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What are the best techniques to take 360° panoramas?

I always wondered what are the best techniques, hints, and tips for a great panoramic shoot?
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Pano Pro versus Gigapan for panoramic photos?

I am looking to get into shooting panoramic photos of home interiors using my Canon Rebel T4i. I've come across two systems for streamlining panoramic photo shoots: Gigapan Epic and Pano Pro. They ...
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Why doesn't my camera produce usable EXIF data with a Samyang 8mm fisheye lens?

I am using a Sony nex-5 camera with a manual Samyang 8mm fish-eye lens for panoramic photography. The image stitching application (Panotour 2.3) does not recognize the Exif data. How can I force ...
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How do you avoid showing the tripod in 360º (spherical) panorama photography?

I have a question about 360 degree photography. Is there a camera, or a technique, that allows us to take a 360ºx180º photo without showing our hands or the tripod below the camera?
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How do I take a stereoscopic photo to view with Google Cardboard without buying two DSLRs?

I just got some vr cups and tried out the Cardboard Camera app, but the quality is pretty poor, and it's really intended for panoramas. If you have created stereoscopic (NOT panoramic) images for ...
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How to correct stitching with Hugin?

I created a panorama with Hugin. Everything looks amazing except for some stitching issues. I've tried adding more Control points but the generated file looks exactly the same. Do I need way more ...
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What is the “best” photography tripod for taking panorama pictures?

I would like to buy a photography tripod with great stability and sturdiness to gain "perfect" precision as I will be using it to take panoramic pictures to do VR Tours. I need one that reach 150cm (...
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Where to get a tutorial on how to create full 3d panoramic cube images set with your camera and photoshop?

So on adobetv I found tuts on simple one image panorama creation like this but I want to know how esely create panoramas like for such artworks (there were used images ('http://mrdoob.github.com/...
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How do I make a perfect photosphere?

I take photospheres on my Android phone, and for some reason, it's never perfect. My feet are always there. And sometimes there are some places where they aren't connected properly. How do I make a ...
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How do you create a 360° virtual tour without a fisheye lens?

As of now, I have my pictures (shot on a regular lens) which I stitched together using Hugin. What I got is a long panorama (similar to something that can be shot using the panorama mode on a ...
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How to make indoor spherical panorama

How to make a (good-looking) spherical panorama on indoor places ? Such as breezeways, corridors, rooms, and any indoor place with limited height, which is approx. 3 meters. I'm using it to create ...
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How do I remove PTGUI's black top/down circles on a QTVR / CUBIC?

I'd like to know how to remove PTGUI's black circle holes when converting an already flat 360 pano to an Equirectangular QTVR / Cubic. I do understand that the Top & Down generated images have ...
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How to transform an image's area into a cube - with photos

I am doing a project for a client and I need to manipulate a photograph; either by photoshop or by taking the shot at a specific angel/lens. My goal is to turn all the quadrants of photos into a cube ...
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How do I make equirectangular with Hugin, starting 6 pics Cubic Projection?

How do I generate a equirectangular with Hugin? I have enough images for a 360 view of my scene. I see the Cubic Projection or equirectangular in the Hugin documentation but I see no mention of it in ...
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Wide angle or ultra-wide (fisheye) lens for interior and exterior architecture shots?

I'm thinking to add a wide angle lens to my gear and I need your advice. I own a Nikon D5300, and my options are the: 10.5mm f/2.6 Nikkor fish eye or the 10-22mm f/4 Sigma wide angle zoom. I think ...
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What cameras can be used for custom street view? I mean lots of overlapping spherical panoramas which cover long distances [duplicate]

Google Street View is good idea. But I don't know any way to make similar thing myself. Is there any? What equipment would I need to make 1000 km of my own street view at once?
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Stitching multiple camera panoramas

I have 4 identical cameras orientated on a tripod covering a 180 degree vertical field of view. The setup revolves using a motor and I want to create a 360 degree panorama. Vertically, there is very ...
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Spherize a picture, bad perspective on the junction when projected

I'm a software developer, so I don't understand very much about photography. My approach is the next: I'm trying to take a panorama about sticky images, then I make it 2:1 with margins and spherize ...
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What can I do to improve my panoramas [closed]

I'm currently experimenting with mountain/countryside panoramas, using a Sigma 105mm f/2.5 DG macro HSM lens adapted to my EOS-M5. Here's my set of basic rules for making a set of photos to be ...
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Is it possible to digitally capture a full 3D point of view?

Is there a way to digitally capture a 3d point of view image of all directions in a sphere? Your eyes take in light from the fields of view, approximately 160 degrees but you cannot capture the other ...
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I want to make a 360 degree photo in one static photo

How can I make a photo like this using my Smart Phone camera and Photoshop?
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Easy way to precisely line up images with slight nodal pan misalignment

I have the following two images, with a stick in the peak of a golf ball in one, and in the trough in another: They are very similar, however they are slightly misaligned due to nodal pans in between ...