Step 2 - How To Choose Panorama Photography Hardware
DSLR & fisheye lens
DSLR and fisheye lens must be compatible to get proper fisheye images. With different DSLR and fisheye lens, photograpy method and quantity of source images are various. To choose right hardware, please view compatible equipment list.
Classification of Fisheye Images
Fisheye images used for stitching 360 panorama are mainly divided into three types:
- Full Circular Fisheye Image: It has a 180° angle of view in all directions.
- Drum Fisheye Image: If you attach DSLR with Focal length multiplier>1 to Sigma 8mm f4 EX fisheye lens,
the two margins in the final fisheye images will be cut. We call it drum fisheye image derived from its shape.
- Full Frame Fisheye Image: It has a 180° angle of view only on the diagonal line.
- Step 1: Panorama photography Hardware & Software used for creating VR tour
- Step 3: How to shoot panorama?
- Step 4: How to stitch panorama and create virtual tour?
Learn about Panohead & Tripod
- How to start your virtual tour business?
- Step 2 - How To Choose Panorama Photography Hardware
- Step 3 - How to shoot panorama?
- Step 4 - How to Stitch Panorama and Create Virtual Tour?
- Why Use Panoramic Head and Tripod in Panorama Photography?
- How to perfect your No Parallax Point position using your panohead/tripod footprint in the nadir area of your stitched panorama?
- What's the recommended equipment used to shoot images for panorama stitching?
- Why do I need a panoramic head and how can I use it?
- What kind of fisheye lens or camera can be compatible with Panoweaver software?
- What's the difference between sigma 8mm lens and Nikon 16mm fisheye, and a Nikon 14mm wide angle lens?