panorama software,virtual tour software
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2006-04-14
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Why does my tripod stitch like this

What happened on the the bottom, was I off the nodal point? why did the stitch of the tripod end up staggered like that? Light fall off is really a problem, as you can see, is that adjusted with a smaller radius number in panoweaver?


The kitchen shot is a photomatix two photo auto combine. Which looked better than the average exposure shot with the natural lighting. I combined a low and a high separated by 2 ev.


http://www.vrguild.net/c/stnd.pl?U=0604112138165013



Canon 300D
Sigma 8 mm EX DG
Kaidan Quickpan


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2006-04-15
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link doesnt work mate. - does now...
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Yeah man, gots ta have the link to help with the problem. I thought it was something I had typed
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2006-04-16
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I looks to me like you havent got your nodal point centralised directly over the rotation axis of your tripod/rotator.
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2006-04-18
#5

Sideways nodal camera position isn't correct or you are getting tripod flex or movement.

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2006-04-18
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So it does matter, a little bit, where I get the thing all settled in. One or two more workflow questions. I have the manfrotto tripod and head with the three big knobs for every 3 axis'. Getting the bubble level working is not so difficult but sometimes takes longer than shooting the images. Does anyone use the little levellers between the triod and the bracket to make micro adjustments?
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2006-04-19
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I do not recommend levelling between shots nor do I recommend Manfrotto tripod heads. Their Tripods are very good but those large knobs on the standard style heads are just more work to clean up. Twin Axis Hot Shoe Bubble Level is the go. Level for position (1) only, and shoot your sequence of shots.

Regards, Smooth