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Questions tagged [360-panorama]

Use this tag for issues that are specific to shooting/stitching 360º or 360ºx180º panoramas, rather than questions suitable for all panoramas.

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Hugin Panorama upside down

I actually use the commandline for everything, very similar to this workflow. https://wiki.panotools.org/Hugin_Panorama_Workflow My source images are 12 images, 4 stacks of 3 different exposure ...
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Is there a way to produce this “little planet”-type self portrait in a single-exposure?

The BBC News article UK Antarctic meteorite hunt bags large haul shows this ultra wide angle and likely "little planet"-type of self portrait. I can't understand how this effect is produced. While ...
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Stitching photos of a spherical panorama with mainly low contrast areas

My goal is to take a 360°-180°-panorama with a single camera inside a room. The problem is that this room is mostly white, so a stitcher(I use Microsoft ICE) has issues connecting the images if you ...
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Preparing half-dome 360 degree video for vlc or youtube

I have a Kodak pixpro sp360. It takes 360x235 degree video. Almost 360 'vr' but the image is dome - not a sphere. I can't create a file that vlc will play using the vr/360 degre playback mode without ...
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How do you explain to an inexperienced person how to take photos for you to make a panorama?

There are several inexperienced people that I need to take photos of rooms so I can create 360° x 180°-spherical panoramic images from them. The problem is, that they always misunderstand what to do. ...
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How to export photos from Insta360 Studio?

I've opened a 360 photo I've taken with Insta360 Studio, set it up as a little planet shot & got it ready to export, but when I click the export / screenshot button to save my little planet image ...
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Convert a 360 degree video to a single image

I recently took a few 10 second video clips of my surroundings, by simply taking starting a video, rotating around, staying in the same spot, and ending the video when I reached the point where I ...
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Autopano Giga: Leveling of an overexposed panorama (cr2 raw files)

I'm trying to correct an overexposed panorama in Autopano Giga but I haven't yet found a way to really adjust the right settings. It seems, that the problem lies in the interpretation of the CR2 ...
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What is the term for a photo of an object from 360 degrees?

I am doing some game development and have a sphere that I want to use as a human head. I need an image to attach to the shape, but I'm not sure what to search for. When I search for "360 photo" I ...
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360° Spherical Panorama using 4 camera on the edges of a car possible?

Is it possible / practical to stitch a panorama from 4 photos take from different positions (edges of a car's roof)? I would choose the edges of the roof instead of a single position, to avoid ...
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360 degree panorama shots and YouTube [closed]

I have some images (not photos or videos, but 3d still renders) that I want to upload as 360 panoramas on youtube. There are six different images, one for each face of a cube. Does youtube support ...
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Camera intrinsics from panoramic cutouts

I have a large database of streetside panoramic images (similar to google maps). Each image is a stitched panorama. I convert this panorama from equirectangular to a cubic projection and obtain six ...
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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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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 are 360° photos stored and processed?

While looking up 360° photos I found a lack of information about how the images actually work, I found some info suggesting that the images are stored as a regular jpeg but I was unable to find the ...
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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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How long does it take to take a photo with a Samsung Gear 360 camera?

How long does it take when you're​ taking a 360 degree photo with this camera? And is this camera just a toy?
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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 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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Create Spherical Image from a Planar or Equirectangular image

It´s obvious that to have a good and properly panorama image it has to be done with the appropriate equipment and format, but my question is this: Is it possible to transform an standard ...
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Wrapping photos to an equirectangular projection in Hugin

In Hugin, I want my panoramic photos to be warped around a sphere, so the output is an equirectangular stitched image. However, when I align them, they appear in the preview as a connected strip, ...
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How to convert Ricoh Theta equirectangular pictures to rectilinear? [duplicate]

I would like to extract a portion of an equirectangular 360x180 panorama taken with a Theta S and convert it to what I think is a rectilinear image (a picture where straight lines are shown as such ...
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How to make a 360' panorama taking screenshots of a 3D enviroment [closed]

I found very interesting to create a panoramic photos by stitching different pictures taken from a pre built 3D environment. For many reasons : 1) a lot of panoramic photos cannot be used because ...
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Why is Autopano better than Hugin at stitching a 360 panorama from ~300 images?

I recently tried to make a "360 photo" out of a series of images. I put my tripod in the center of the room and took almost 300 photos, with plenty of overlap (35mm lens on a Nikon DX body). Then I ...
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Convert regular panoramic photo into google cardboard file

For a school assignment (innovative project) I want to create a sort-of infographic, but then in Google Cardboard. I've got a bunch of panoramic images (not created in Cardboard camera) but it doesn't ...
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How do I convert JPG to IPIX?

Are there apps for converting jpeg photos taken by a 360 camera, such as a Ricoh Theta, to IPIX format? I have found apps for converting from IPIX to regular jpeg, but there does not seem to be an app ...
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What metadata is necessary for Facebook to display a 360°×180° photo correctly?

I have a 360×180 panoramic photo, and I'd like it to display on Facebook similarly to this example from Mark Zuckerberg. I tried following Facebook's documentation, but my image is being interpreted ...
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Are there any 360/Sphere open source photo resources?

I'm working on a Sphere Image/Video Project, the problem is I do not have the money to pay for a 360° Camera and the Spheres generated on my phone with Google Street App usually have considerable ...
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What kind of files can I get out of a Ricoh Theta S?

When shooting full sphere panoramic photos with the Ricoh Theta S, what kind of files can I get out of it? Is it possible to get the two files before stitching? Or do I always get the final product? ...
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What is the role of cameraman/photographer in 360 video and photography?

With regular cameras, it’s all about framing, perspective, etc. But with 360 videos and pictures becoming mainstream, how does it change role of a cameraman? And how does one stay away from the frame?
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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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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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What software would appropriate for tonemapping a 5 gigapixel image?

I've shot a 5 gigapixel 360 degree panorama, totaling around 1400 shots in a -1.3-0-+1.3 bracket, and I'm trying to stitch it and tone map it. So far I've managed to decently assembled the panorama in ...
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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 can I extend skies in virtual tours and 360 tours?

I am shooting virtual tours with an all in one camera and like most prefer a sunny day - inevitably that means one part of the shot is facing the sun and gives a big white sky. I want to edit or fill ...
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How do I stitch a panorama to keep horizon without bumps while ignoring problems on nearby trees?

It's the lookout tower below. You can't shoot from a single place - you take pictures from four different positions, distant a few meters one from another. I know there logically must be problems on ...
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How can I edit equirectangular images?

How can I edit an equirectangular image that was taken with a Ricoh Theta S? I would like to add text and/or "stickers". Is this possible with a tool like ImageMagick? Sample as requested: And the ...
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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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Stitch BublCam photos

I have to stitch and HDR a lot of photos taken using the Bublcam camera. These photos contains the 4 fisheyes captures in a multiplex format. The lenses can't be moved on the camera and they will ...
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Can I use a plano convex cylindrical lens, instead of a fisheye, to shoot 360°x180° panos with my phone?

Is it possible to use a plano convex cylindrical lens (like this) instead of a fisheye lens to make a panorama photo? The idea is that the lens would give you 180° vertical and by turning the camera ...
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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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How to reproject and crop a 360°x180° panorama?

I'm not sure how to ask my question in generic terms, but here's what I want to do. I have a 360°x180° panorama photo. I took the photo with an app (Google PhotoSphere). Unfortunately my app doesn't ...
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360 Virtual Tour setup: compact VS full setup?

I have 2 camera bodies: Nikon D610 Sony NEX-5R I have these lenses (which I can fit on both cameras with a NEX adapter): Opteka (Rokinon/Samyang) 6.5mm f3.5 Fisheye Sigma 12-24 (Mark I) I would ...
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Do I “need” a panoramic head to shoot 360 panoramas?

Can I just shoot more photos with more overlap on each other without rotating at the lens nodal point? Or will the stitching software encounter problems properly "aligning" parallax affected photos ...
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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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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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Panoramic camera and length measurements

First of all, I don't have much experience with photography. If I ask something stupid, please accept my excuses. I'm a self-taught amateur OpenGL programmer. In my job, we have a 360º-panoramic ...
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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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How to get consistent white balance on a 3 photo stack?

I have a 3-photo stack - the same photo done with -2, 0, +2 EV, and want the same white balance on each of the photos. Photos will be used to construct a 360 degree panorama, 4x3 photos stack = 12 ...
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How do I make cubemaps with Hugin?

How do I generate a cubic projection (AKA cubemap) with Hugin? I have enough images for a 360 view of my scene. I see the Cubic Projection in the Hugin documentation but I see no mention of it in the ...