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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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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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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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 do you find the nodal point of a lens?

When shooting a panorama, rotating the camera & lens about the nodal point of the lens is expected to produce higher-quality images (in the sense that they match better at the edges) -- hence the ...
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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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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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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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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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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 do I combine multiple exposures for action shots?

I'd like to create one of those "stacked" action shot images where multiple exposures are combined to show the subject moving across a static background. Here's an example I found on Flickr (by ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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 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 are virtual tour photos taken?

I am currently working to design a flash virtual tour, but I know little about how the photographs are taken. Ideally I'd like to be able to take a set of 6 shots from a single focal point, and be ...
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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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Is the LensPen Panamatic any good?

Is the LensPen Panamatic of any real use for creating panoramic shots or is it a waste of money?
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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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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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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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How do I shoot a panorama with a Nikon D5200?

I recently bought a Nikon D5200 and I was wondering how to shoot in panorama mode. I seem to find every other mode but panorama. Do I just need to pan the camera and take multiple pictures and stitch ...
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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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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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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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Where can I print a panorama?

You scout the location, bring your tripod with you, wait for the right light, become victim of weather in the meanwhile, take an insane amount of photos, work hours on getting the stitch right, and ...
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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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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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How does “sweep panorama” compare to traditional montage?

Newer Sony cameras offer "sweep panorama" mode where you just pan the camera and it stitches the panorama picture in the camera. This function is starting to appear in models from other manufacturers ...
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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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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 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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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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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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Software for gigapixel photo stitching

What are some software packages (Mac, Windows, or Linux) that make it simple to stitch thousands of photos together into a gigapixel image? For my purposes, it does not necessarily have to have the ...