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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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:...
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How is this changing vertical perspective effect achieved?

I came across few pictures of this kind, but find it difficult to search for the way people make them. What kind of settings you should use in your camera, and do you use photoshop after that? ...
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LightRoom: Any way to get the 'Distortion' effect (far) over 100? Why is it limited?

When I process pictures in LightRoom (newest, CC 2015.4), I often would like to move the sliders over the maximum (or under the minimum) offered. This question is specifically about the 'Distortion', ...
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Setup for taking photos of large flat surfaces (maps/plans/textiles) at limited distance

My Problem ist actually simple: I am trying to take photos of flat surface items (large flags, large maps, antique rugs and so on) in a room that does not offer enough height. I have been "...
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banding photoshop auto-blend layers

I get some banding in Photoshop when I auto-blend (RAW) layers. Is there a way to overcome this? Below is a cut-out from my panorama.
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How to prevent this exposure/tonal shift when stitiching an HDR panorama in Photoshop?

I'm trying to create an HDR panorama. I have 8 photos with 3 exposures each (-1, 0, +1 EV). For each one, I used PS's merge to HDR functionality and chose 32 bit. I have 8 files A, B, ...H.psd that ...
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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 to fix wavy horizon in panoramas, ideally in LR? [duplicate]

I've been doing a number of panoramas of a flat barren landscapes lately, but I have been running into issues with a wavy horizon. I can remedy this to a certain degree in Photoshop with cloning but ...
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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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Correct way to shoot a panorama of large buildings?

While traveling to Europe, I come across many huge cathedrals and churches. I normally take multiple zoomed photos of the building and then stitch them in photoshop. However the final result is not ...
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How to convert panoramas to sliding video/gif?

I am trying convert a panorama image with very high width to height ratio. I want this to be visible on a mobile app i.e. facebook or instagram as a video from left end to right.
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How do I align bracketed exposure panoramas in photoshop?

I bracketed 3 exposures for each part of a panorama, and then stitched 3 panoramas together, 1 at each exposure, using photoshop CC (probably called photomerge). I now have 3 different layers with ...
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How to make a photo of a wide wall [duplicate]

Let's say you need to take a photo of a 200 feet wide wall, but can't move further away from it than 50 feet (won't get the entire wall in one photo). Currently, I stand still, and take a bunch of ...
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Panorama with rectangular projection [duplicate]

I've taken about an hundered of pictures of a large painting with an iPhone at a distance of about 40cm. For each picture I moved the camera along the painting. I was thinking to use hugin to build ...
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How can I convert a panorama to “Google Sphere” / Panorama for “Google Views”?

I have this panorama: https://www.dropbox.com/s/1e0qz92jsb4xibe/test-3000x1500.jpg?dl=0 I edited it in Photoshop and uploaded it to Google, but it isn't recognized as a panorama any more. That's why ...
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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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Do I need an L-bracket for panorama shooting?

Having recently bought a travel tripod, I am getting started into panorama night photography. The tripod has a ball-head with a notch for turning camera into a portrait orientation. My typical ...
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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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“Shooting was interrupted, Sweep faster” error when taking a panorama on Fujifilm FinePix S9400W

Whenever I try to take a panorama with the Fujifilm FinePix S9400W, I get this error and no image is saved: SHOOTING WAS INTERRUPTED SWEEP FASTER I have tried 10 times slowly, fast, very fast. I ...
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HOW TO SHOOT LARGE CARPETS [duplicate]

WE are planning to shoot LARGE SIZE CARPETS ( 5m /10 m ) with High Quality Resolution for professional Usage , ( LARGE PRINTING , MUSEUM CONSERVATION..ect ) Please can you advise the best 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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Is there a Windows panorama stitching package that can stitch RAW files?

Is there any tool for stitching Panoramas from multiple CR2 files from my Canon EOS 1200D? I'd prefer any free or open source tools, but paid software should be fine too. I have tried multiple ...
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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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Is in-camera HDR and panorama better than post?

With adequate processing power it seems like in-camera HDR and panorama images would always be better than what could be composited in post, because: The camera can use inertial sensors to align the ...
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Why is Photoshop splitting my panorama in the wrong place?

I have taken a number of pictures to create a 360-degree panorama. I add them to the Photomerge dialog in the order I want them to be stitched, but Photoshop insists on stitching them together in ...
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When to use what panorama projection?

I just counted the number of projections available in PtAssembler and came up with 25. Some of those 25 are probably just there just to say that it's there and are not actually useful. Plus, there are ...
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How was this 360° panoramic photo taken?

I'm not a photographer and know very little about camera and photography, still I couldn't help myself to ask how was this photo taken? I got this photo from FaceBook. Like was there any kind of ...
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How can I minimize distortion in my panorama if I don't have a panorama tripod?

I've created panoramas before, but I don't have a tripod that will let me get the same perspective. What techniques can I use to minimize distortion? Any particular focal length lenses that are better ...
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What are the pixel needs for huge prints? [duplicate]

I've read How big can I print a JPEG photo that measures 5120 x 2880 pixels? and I've read What are the minimum DPI and size (in pixels) required to print good 10x15 photos? but I wonder what happens ...