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Hugin is a free cross-platform frontend for panorama-tools.

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Ghosting with HDR panorama using hugin

I took a few images of sunset with a tripod (each shot with -3EV and +3EV). I'm working with Hugin. Setting control points I have done manually. Since I'm encountering heavily ghosting issues I ...
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Stitching a series of images leads to artifacts on bright conditions

I am having a huge series of images, where each shot consists of two photos: 001_left.jpeg & 001_right.jpeg 002_left.jpeg & 002_right.jpeg ... Now, I'd like to create a time-lapse from these ...
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Hugin / PTGui add blur or fill to stitched 360 panoramic photo

When stitching 360 panoramic photos using either Hugin or PTGui, there's often cases where there are black spaces for missing or unstitched photos. Is it possible to use either one of the software to ...
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When creating a panorama with Hugin, how can I disable blending images?

I've created a panorama in Hugin and done the best I can at aligning them. However, it seems some small misalignment persists, causing blur when the images are combined: As I understand it, the phase ...
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Does Hugin support stitching pictures of the Moon?

I'm trying to stitch two incomplete pictures of the Moon together by using Hugin, but it doesn't find even one single control point, so I'll have to combine everything by hand. Here are the two pics I'...
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Why does Hugin distort the output image?

I am trying to create a batch process for stitching images together with Hugin, however I end up with distorted images, and can't find out why. As an example I am using these two images: And using ...
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Crop overlap in existing panorama

I have multiple partial spherical panorama pictures taken using the standard Android panorama function. The problem is that the panorama does not stop at 360 degrees, but is overlapping at the left/...
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Hugin 360 problems

I'm new to Hugin. I've been having problems with stitching a 360 panorama together. Could you please help me with what am i doing wrong?
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Output panorama shows color shift wrt input image [Hugin]

I'm using Hugin to create a panorama of a countryside vista. I have three input images to create the panorama. The three images were shot in RAW, same camera settings for all three images, and ...
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How to stitch multiple flat virtual images in a grid with Hugin or other FOSSoftware?

I am trying to stitch together screenshots of a map, so that I can get a higher resolution version of it to later vectorize and work with. The screenshots will have to be aligned in a grid of 3x3 or ...
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What are Hugin "stacks"?

When I am adding images to Hugin, it displays confusing message: What does it mean and how to satisfy it?
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Looking for a Hugin PTO viewer standalone app, or just a simple way of viewing my panoramas!

Because so many panoramic tools have come and gone unmaintained over the years, I'm having trouble finding a good tool to view panoramas. In short, I want something like IrfanView, but that also ...
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How do I fix the align_image_stack error: "No valid distortion data found in lens database"?

I am using Hugin's align_image_stack --distortion as a first step before median filtering. Unfortunately, it says No valid distortion data found in lens database I tried with both a Nikon D5300 and ...
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Can I stitch and blend bracketed panoramas using Hugin, as opposed to PTGui (as shown in linked video)?

ADPPro's YouTube video How To Stitch and Blend Bracketed Panoramas shows how to reuse the setting from one set of images having a normal exposure and apply the exact same transformation on the second ...
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Hugin panorama stitching: how to set control points with exposure stacks

When I stitch a panorama with Hugin from exposure stacks, should I create control points for each exposure or only for one exposure per stack?
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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 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 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 to get panorama using few photos warped properly?

When I take a few rectilinear landscape images and stitch them using Hugin into a cylindrical projection, I get straight segments with sharp bends at the overlap: (source: phrogz.net) Notice the top ...
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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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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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Cannot align images with align_image_stack

align_image_stack is free and part of the Hugin tools. However, sometimes aligning images fails, or will give you awkward results - especially in the case of blurry images with little contrast. So it ...
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How do I align/stabilize images for a timelapse?

I've taken a picture of my yard every day for a while now, all from the same angle. I'd like to align them all and crop a bit off the edges so they are stable for a timelapse. Right now there are 450 ...
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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 find the focal length when stitching images made with an unknown lens in Hugin?

I tried to stitch some images from appollo 16 to a panorama. The problem is that I do not know the focal length of the lens. Is there a way to circumvent this?
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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 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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What is the proper procedure for stitching photographs using Nodal Ninja and Hugin?

I have been using the Nodal Ninja pano head together with Hugin for quite a while now, but I found that I get really bogged down when I make panoramas on the larger side.. let's say the sizes I am ...
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What is the meaning of the distance parameter for line control points?

After fine-tuning control points in Hugin, the distance parameter indicates the correlation of two control points in different images, and is a value between 0 and 1. However, line control points (...
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How to use Hugin straight line control points?

I'm in the process of stitching a very badly shot panorama so I'm placing control points and lines by hand in Hugin. In the documentation I found out that you can indicate straight features, using ...
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Should I use 0.976 as the Canon 5D mkII Crop Factor / Focal Length Multiplier?

When I import images from my Canon 5D mkII to Hugin I've noticed that it auto inserts the value of 0.976 as the Focal Length Multiplier. Should I change this to 1? The images meta-data read with ...
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Correct a fisheyed picture using Hugin

I've got a Olympus Body Cap 9mm fisheye lens for my Panasonic DMC-GM1 camera. I was told to use Hugin to correct the fisheyed pictures taken with that lens. When I import my pictures into Hugin, it ...
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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 ...
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How to calculate Hugin lens data for Aerial Photos

I have some aerial photographs from the 60s and 70s I want to stitch together. I known nothing about the camera that took these photos, and am not sure how to calculate the Focal Length or Horizontal ...
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Controlled X Y Gantry - Systematic Photos to be stitched / tiled

I'm working on a photography project at the moment for university where I have built an X Y gantry system which moves a camera along inside a box and takes dozens of photos. This is a very controlled ...
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How to calculate Hugin lens data

I shot a bunch of pictures in order to create a panorama on my computer using Hugin. My camera is a Sony PowerShot DSC T-100. When loading images in Hugin, it asks me to provide some "Lens data" (...
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Why is Hugin placing all my images on top of each other?

I'm trying to stitch a panorama using Hugin. I'm letting it automatically choose the control points and it does a very good job at it. However when I look at the panorama preview I see that it just ...
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What's wrong with this little planet panorama?

I bought a fisheye converter for my SLR. Just for a first try I wanted to create a "little planet" panorama. A first quick hack with hugin and 5 pics resulted in this panorama: It is clear that the ...
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How can we apply one set of control points for stitching together a panorama to a set of different images with the same camera arrangement?

We are two high school students working on sending a high altitude balloon to 35 km altitude in order to capture panoramic video of Earth. We are exploring the option of using Hugin to stitch our ...
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How can I align two panoramic images?

I have two panoramas, which are already stitched. They were taken four years apart, of the same town from the same location. I want to align them and show them side by side, so that the viewer can ...
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Hugin image/layer order

I made some huge panorama but to complete the background i used some 'low-res' pictures from a much wider lens. Everything is well connected, but the image order is not the order from the "Images" ...
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How to create a 'collage' type image in Hugin

I use Hugin for multiple image pano shots, but recently I'd like to create a shot where the seperate images still line up to make the larger picture as in a traditional pano, but are distinct. Is ...
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Gigapixel panorama problems

I took hundreds of pictures from a 75mm-300mm lens in Cristo Rei(Lisbon), but since Hugin (panorama tools GUI) canoot distinguish well water from... water(neither i) i took the river pictures with a ...
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How do I use the Canon EF 16-35/2.8L with Hugin?

I'm trying to create 360-degree panorama with Hugin, a Canon 5DMkIII, and Canon EF 16-35/2.8L, at 16mm and f/5. I took 72 images of my surroundings and am trying to combine them in Hugin. I've tried ...
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Equalize exposure levels of a set of images in a stitched panorama

I've taken a set of pictures for a panorama. Unfortunately, I've forgotten to set the flash to manual exposure, hence I ended up with uneven exposure levels in the images. When I stitch them together,...
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How do I deal with these errors when using the Hugin command line tools?

I am trying to stitch images through command line of Hugin as outlined here: http://wiki.panotools.org/Panorama_scripting_in_a_nutshell#Simple_command-line_stitching I did the first step to create ...
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Can you clarify a better workflow for bracketed exposure HDR 360-panoramas?

After reading the thread about HDR Panorama workflow I was a bit confused. I need some help with clarification. In my current workflow I have to edit the nadir shot(s) using The GIMP. I do my best to ...
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Getting started with Pano software?

I'm interested in doing pano stitching digitally. There are several apps that look promising. I'm looking at learning Hugin (http://hugin.sourceforge.net/), but before I start investing the time in it,...
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