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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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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Is it possible to install a filter (or remove one) in a Noblex camera without wasting/exposing film?

Noblex rotating-lens panoramic cameras have the lens inside a drum, which rotates to take a photo, recording a ~130° angle of view on film. Because the lens is inside this rotating drum, there is a ...
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How I can improve the quality of this panorama picture?

I took a panorama picture with my Google Pixel 6 (default camera application + Android 12): If one looks a bit close to it, the image is a low-quality. E.g., zooming-in on the top left corner: How I ...
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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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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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What should I look for in a swing-lens panoramic camera?

Which features should I look for in a swing-lens panoramic camera (also called short rotation or rotating lens cameras). Which features should I avoid? There are so many options, I found the following ...
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panorama apparent angles

I enjoy driving past an orchard or vineyard and seeing the paths open up when you are in line with the trees/vines. I have wanted to get to the edge of one and take a panorama to show that. I got a ...
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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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Panoramas with a Ball Head

I am wondering how much of an issue it is to use a ball head to take panorama images. The problem comes from the fact that even for ball heads with a rotating base, if one wants to take a panorama, ...
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PanoTools Scripting

I have a series of microscope images that I'm trying to stitch together. In all cases the images are made by horizontally shifting the stage. Autostitch does an absolutely wonderful job. ...
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What aperture to use to get the same DOF as in a panoramic image

When I take a panorama with a 80mm lens at F/2.0 on a fullframe body such that the resulting image has a equivalent field of view of a 50mm lens on the same body, what would then be the equivalent ...
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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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Panoramic clamp interferes with ballhead clamp

I'm using a panoramic head and a nodal slide for taking one row panoramas. However there is a knob to adjust the tension of the rotation mechanism and it is quite low so it always interferes with my ...
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How to stop colour "banding" between frames when creating a panorama using Photoshop's Camera Raw

Ive taken some photographs using a DSLR on a tripod that i moved from left to right to create source files for a panorama. The image files from the DLSR are raw. Ive opened them in photoshop camera ...
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Things to look for in a camera to match cameraphone image quality

I have a 10-year old "upper-entry" level DSLR. I am considering upgrading to a new camera, but I am interested in knowing what sorts of things to look for that will allow it to match the image "...
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What methods exist for time-lapse photography? (Over multiple days)

So, I've been trying to get into taking time-lapse photos. I already have a number of sample images of melting snow, in panorama. (I'd like to do all four seasons somewhere.) My question is: what ...
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Reason for slanting in an arc on the far left and right when panning on a tripod?

I use a full-frame camera with a ball head (with panning base) on a tripod, to take multiple shots (e.g. 6 positions from left to right) to stitch into a panoramic photo. Typically, I'm shooting at ...
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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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Which kinds of tripod heads are suitable for panoramic photography?

I'm looking to buy a tripod, but unsure which heads fit my usecase and my budget of about €250. Specifically, the usecase split between panoramic, 'regular travel' and macro photography, with ...
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How can I create a distortion-free high-resolution panoramic image of a three dimensional forest from a short distance?

I am building a house at the moment. At the north side of the house there is a forest. I wanted to create a very-high res photo of the forest to create a photo wallpaper (rug? what is the correct ...
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Why does merging JPEGs to panorama in Photoshop increase file size by 100x?

When I merge 5 photos which are 5 MB JPGs into a panorama by choosing "Merge to panorama in Photoshop" from Lightroom, and save the resulting image as a .TIF, the file size becomes 650MB! Then, when I ...
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How does Alan Burke shoot panoramic landscapes with his 4x5 LF camera?

I have a little bit of a desire to research how this professional photographer uses a 4x5 to shoot a panoramic landscape... Alex Burke What is his method for producing these wide format prints from ...
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How to Content Aware Fill with Lightroom / Photoshop without converting from raw to tiff

I have a panorama that has some white space I can't really crop out. I tried merging in Photoshop and it had an option to content aware fill empty spots. This worked out almost perfectly. The issue is ...
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Queuing panorama rendering on Lightroom

I have a whole bunch of panoramas to render on Lightroom. The problem is that when I render one, my PC is dying and I can't really do much with it, much less continue using Lightroom to develop other ...
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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: (source: phrogz.net) Notice the top ...
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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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