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How to reproject and crop a 360°x180° panorama?

Using Hugin Yes, since Google PhotoSphere panos are stored as equirectangular projections you can use Hugin to remap to other projections. Go into the Interface → Advanced (or Expert) mode. Click ...
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How can I edit equirectangular images?

ImageMagick can't do this—it doesn't do projection remapping. But there are a number of other tools that do. I'm pretty sure that Hugin or panoramas tools scripting or Gimp and Mathmap could ...
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Spherize a picture, bad perspective on the junction when projected

To get a good spherical view, you have to cover the entire sphere. Your panorama doesn't have 360° coverage in yaw--you didn't shoot the whole circle all the way around. Having a panorama that's 2:...
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Wrapping photos to an equirectangular projection in Hugin

You don't have sufficient scene coverage for an equirectangular. 360x180 coverage means you took enough photos and stitched to cover the entire sphere. If you didn't point your camera straight up and ...
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How does Daniel Kordan achieve this perspective in his images?

The data on the first one indicates a full frame Z7 with a 14mm lens stopped down to f16. According to my handy DOF calculator, if the lens is focused at 2 feet 'acceptable' sharpness is from 1'2"...
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When to use what panorama projection?

The PTAssembler link below explains a lot about those projections. It specifically answers the question you asked ... Why use the different projects? http://www.tawbaware.com/projections.htm ...
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How to reproject and crop a 360°x180° panorama?

This FFMpeg command takes as input an equirectangular image and provides as output an image as if it was shot by a camera poiting in the direction specified by yaw and pitch parameters: ffmpeg -i ...
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How to fix wavy horizon in panoramas, ideally in LR?

Check that your camera is level in pitch and roll. These types of issues happen when you shift the orientation/location of the camera between shots. The bumps typically happen at the seams between ...
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How to make my panorama interactive?

You can't just mess with the metadata; you have to actually remap the image. Flickr's panorama interactive viewer can only be used with equirectangular 360x180 panoramas. And to make it interactive ...
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How does Daniel Kordan achieve this perspective in his images?

The flowers show some distortion, which is what you expect at the edge of the frame at 14mm. The mountains do not show any distortion. Perhaps this is a crop of an image where the mountains would be ...
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How do I make equirectangular with Hugin, starting 6 pics Cubic Projection?

If you're trying to remap six cube faces back to an equirectangular, the easiest way to do it is with the commercial software package, Pano2VR. Pano2VR lets you feed it six cube face images ...
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How to transform an image's area into a cube - with photos

The only way to get the cube faces is to cover the cube by shooting a spherical 360ºx180º pano, first. This is non-trivial. See: How are virtual tour photos taken? There are cameras that can create ...
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How to make my panorama interactive?

The first image is posted in a dedicated Equirectangular group, featuring such images. In the discussion section of that group this has been discussed here and here for example. The bottom line is ...
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Photography advice for creating building wraps

The height of the area is 15 meters. Ideally, I'd like to create the final image so that it doesn't distort towards the top of the image. Shoot from a platform that is about 7.5 meters high so that ...
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Camera intrinsics from panoramic cutouts

What you know is the field-of-view. Any 4 images in a row covers exactly 360 degrees with no overlap, unlike the source images to produce the original stitched panorama. So 4 images covering 360 ...
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How to fix wavy horizon in panoramas, ideally in LR?

Are you using LR CC? Have you tried boundary warp? *edit I think the wavy lines are caused by distortion from your lens before the photos are stitched. Do you apply lens corrections to the images ...
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How can I edit equirectangular images?

You can also use PtEditor. You can extract a rectangular image and inject it back, although getting your hands on pteditor is no easy job. http://www.photocreations.ca/panotools/ So far i found it ...
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How do I make cubemaps with Hugin?

The input file (pano.tif above) needs to be a full, spherical panorama, as indicated by 'f4' and the 2:1 aspect ratio. Each cube face will be a rectilinear panorama, as indicated by 'f0' above. The ...
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How do I make cubemaps with Hugin?

Pano2VR or Flexify are probably your simplest solution, but if you're a scripting geek and have to use Hugin tools, then scripting nona commands is the way to go. Since the panoguides board went down ...
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When to use what panorama projection?

Which projections are useful to you depends a lot on what type of panoramas you're making, the image itself, and how you want to present the pano. That list is pretty standard for any Panorama Tools-...
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