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2007-11-25
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Floor/Ceiling caps design

Hi guys,

so I tend to keep a work file for all aspects of panoramic photography, work arounds, solutions I found that worked for me etc. I erased a couple and am looking to make a new floor cap. I 've totally forgotton how I made the last one... in particular how I stopped the jaggered edge of my new PS design.

So I thought it might be a good time to ask people about their workflows there as I'm surly not the only one who'd like a perfectly round caps ;-) Rob


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2008-01-01
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Hi,
To avoid jaggered edges of the circle, I opened the Pano image in photo shop, the circular edge becomes a staright line in pano image. Then fileld paint on the thin horizontal line ( the circle boundary), this worked. The edited image was used for production.
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2007-11-26
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300 x 300 Photoshop raised circle transparent background gif.    Great place for client advertising.
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2007-11-27
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Hi Dave,

yeah I can create a circle in PS and the transparent gif I also recal. However, I'm getting  slight jaggered edges of the circle, even if i go down to pixel level. I did create a few... quie some years ago... the edges were pefectly straight no jags even close up


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well sure you are going to see some jaggered edges of the circle... but they will be at the 1:1 pixel level.  Typically a visitor does not zoom in that far.

You might try matching ground/ floor surface color around the circles edge using a Gif  mat color... if your background is brown.. then use a brown mat around the object edge where it touches the background.  For example,  our 360texas.com logo below is sitting on a white mat matching a white background.  General appearance is that is a nicely formed circle.. no jaggies.

Sometimes I put in a drop shadow... gives the appearance that the circle is floating about the ground/ floor.


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