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Questions tagged [panorama]

A technique for creating images that offer a wide view of a scene, where the image width is usually significantly wider than the image's height. Panorama images can be created by cropping or, more commonly, by "stitching" several images together to create the larger image.

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Panoramic medium format film camera with rise/fall function

I'm interested about panoramic film cameras. However I'd like to know if any of them offer a shift function, as I could not find any. I also wonder what is the purpose of the metal grid structure ...
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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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How to make my panorama interactive?

This panorama is interactive, this isn't. How do I make my panorama interactive? I guess it's either an EXIF flag or a specific format. Ideally I'm looking for something free which works on Linux. ...
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How to take panoramic photos on a 35mm film camera without cropping?

I would like to take pictures on my 35mm film camera that are wider/longer. Is there any way to do that on a film camera without just cropping the photo? Can I use different sizes on film on my camera ...
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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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Can digital cameras easily take panoramic photographs?

I am remembering the days of the old analog cameras that were equipped with a panoramic switch at the top left rim of the camera (Kodak 120?). You could look into the viewfinder and see the panoramic ...
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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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HDR Panorama - Best workflow? [duplicate]

Still trying to wrap my head around panoramas. I am using bracketed RAW photos and have merged using lightroom. Now, it is best to pick a single image, colour correct it and sync the settings across ...
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How can I identify in advance if the air is going to be clear or not?

When shooting a panorama it is very important that the air is as clear as possible, so that the entire scene is lit evenly. But how can I predict in advance if the air is going to be particularly ...
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Can I make an in-camera multi-row panorama (Brenizer) with my Fuji camera?

I recently tried the Brenizer method but found that it is tedious compared to just using the panoramic mode on my Fuji XT-10 which automatically stitches the photos together. The problem is that I can ...
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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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How do I export a high-res panorama with ICE?

Can I export high resolution panoramas with Microsoft ICE (Image Composite Editor)? When I add my photos, it only allows me to export a final image 5120px wide, but if I create it with PTGui I can ...
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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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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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Using Sony A6000 and Sony 55-210mm lens with camera in Pano mode to avoid changing lenses

I am in the market for an A6000 body and an all in one lens. I looked at the options that I have and it seems that E mount lenses come from Tamron and Sony but both are too expensive 750CAD-900CAD. I ...
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Can i stop a 'Easy Panorama' manually on my Nikon D3300?

Can i stop a panorama manually on my Nikon D3300? I have looked in my user's manual and it just says it will stop automatically at the end. Is there any way i can stop it before?
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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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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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How high resolution can a picture be before the human eye stops caring?

I found an article discussing a collective that sells ludicrously high resolution panoramas, at least one of which is comprised of over 1000 images with a resolution of 7 gigapixels. Other than ...
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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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Why is Photoshop's Photomerge stitch having problems correcting exposure on huge amount of photos?

I have a problem. See photo 1 (with all stitched) and photo 2 with only top left. You see in the smaller it's OK. In the bigger it didn't correct any small difference in exposure (due to sun going ...
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Align bracketed exposure panoramas in photoshop – Repeat script…?

I have the same question as this guy: How do I align bracketed exposure panoramas in photoshop? How to align bracketed exposure panoramas in Photoshop... I've tried every trick in the book, no luck. ...
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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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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: http://phrogz.net/tmp/Jeep_Landscape%...
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Panasonic Lumix GX80/GX85 - panorama dial setting and image quality

I'm a newbie with a GX80 having had to replace my old GX1 which I managed to break! Controls are similar, but there are many new features. I really like the post focus and 4K video.Plus a great help ...
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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 did CNN take that gigapixel photo for Trump's Inauguration?

http://edition.cnn.com/interactive/2017/01/politics/trump-inauguration-gigapixel/ I cannot see any form of blurring from motion, or stitching artifacts. It seems impossible to have been over time. ...
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How can I take a panorama with my Nikon DSLR on a dull day?

I went out the other day with my Nikon D3300 and tried to do a panorama, the camera said it was unable to do a panorama because it wasn't light enough, does anyone know how to resolve this?
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Why won't Lightroom let me merge more than two photos for a panoroma?

I have watched several videos to create a panorama and Lightroom will only let me use two photos. Is there a way to change settings or am I doing something wrong?
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Create a Panorama Image from a flat JPG

I have a flat jpg image (3600 x 584) stuck together with 6 different perimeter views from a regular (equirectangular) lens. I'm trying to make a panorama image from it using either PTGui or Microsoft ...
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How to calculate the correct position for this inception style photo

I came across this post: How is this changing vertical perspective effect achieved? Let's say those pictures have been taken by a drone, how would you calculate the positions (latitude, longitude), ...
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Stitching multiple suns together

I'm working on stitching together a midnight sun picture, where the sun is photographed every hour for 24 hours, so you get a 360 degree picture showing the sun's path through the sky. I'm using ...
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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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Wide-angle Lenses and Panorama

Due to limited budget, I have been thinking I need to save money and not buy another lens. However, I also want to shoot wide angle. So I think whether there are differences between using wide angle ...
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How to prevent Facebook from cropping my panoramic photos

How do you post a panoramic photograph on Facebook in its original form as one long thin panoramic strip? Facebook crops the image as a square with a panning feature allows to to move through the ...
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With Autopano Giga, should I multiply the focal length by the crop factor?

Guys I have a Canon 7D aps-c with 1.6x crop, and I have a Samyang 8mm for Canon cameras. Here is my question. As the lens does not have electronic contacts on it to connect to the camera, there is no ...
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How to fix a poorly stitched panorama

I was going through my photos from a few years ago and found a lovely panorama of some scenery (forest + sky) 3 pictures wide. I'd love to fix it up to be print-quality but really have no idea how to ...
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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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Choosing Lightroom Intermediate HDR & Panorama Output Location

Just got a trial of Lightroom 6.7 to try out their HDR and Panorama features. Currently using Lightroom 5.7 which predates these two features. However, I ran into a particular problem. Lightroom ...
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Tricks to maintain constant range in macro photography panoramas

One of my biggest challenges is maintaining a constant range to the subject when taking a macro panorama. This comes up, for example, when photographing tree stumps for dendrochronology. There is a ...
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Is there a an Android app. for joining several photographs into a larger flat image?

I want to take some large photographs of objects on the floor by taking several images and stitching them together. I've tried out some panorama apps. but while they automatically stitch the images ...
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What is Parallax error in the context of panorama?

When I googled parallax error a lot of information comes about the rangefinder cameras' viewfinders' parallax error. I also googled "parallax error panorama" but a few information comes. Now I want to ...
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Pano on iPhone 6s accidentally produced a photo that changes point of view as phone is moved

I took a panoramic photo of a sun umbrella overhead and posted it on a group page in Facebook. I was just fooling around with pano, and somehow got a nearly 360 degree point of view. I saved the ...
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How can I blend images taken at different times of the day into the same panorama?

Is there a way to take a same set of images for a panorama twice at different times of the day? I would like to blend these images using a layer mask in Photoshop so I get a blue hour foreground and ...
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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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How to position separate parts of panorama in spherical coordinates in AutoPano?

Autopano was unable to stitch few parts of my panorama. So, I am to fix them manually, but failing. My panorama consists of two pars, which were connected by AutoPano automatically, but it was ...
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How to prevent AutoPano from splitting my panorama?

I was trying to stitch 8 images and got the following picture: I.e., AutoPano decided picutres are not connected. How do I force AutoPano to connect them? UPDATE I have found the following setting:...