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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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