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Panoweaver 8 accepts following types of image:

  • 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.

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  • Cube Face Image: It's converted from spherical panorama. There are six cubic images including: back, front, left, right, top and bottom to be stitched as a panorama.
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  • Wide Angle Zoom Lens Image : Its horizontal field of view should reach 75 °at least.

Shoot Fisheye Image

Fisheye Type

Qt. of Images

Way of Shooting

Full Circular

1 (horizontal), 1 (vertical) (single image generates 180° panorama)

2 (horizontal), 2 (vertical)

3 (horizontal)

Raynox

as you like

Drum

4, 4+T, 4+B, 4+T+B

4 pictures in portrait

Full Frame

6, 6+T, 6+B, 6+T+B

6 pictures in portrait

4, 4+T, 4+B, 4+T+B

4 pictures in landscape

Cube Face

6

converted from spherical panorama

Wide-angle zoom lens

6

6 pictures in portrait

Note: T refers to Top fisheye image which can be obtained through rotating camera up. B refers to Bottom fisheye image which can be obtained through rotating down.

Recommendation: 4+T of drum fisheye image.

Shoot drum fisheye image:

Firstly, you need to use the right equipments. View compatible equipments list.

Secondly, please shoot 4 fisheye image in portrait mode as each image covers 120x180 degrees. Since Panoweaver also accepts 4+top/bottom, you can also shoot up/ down to get the top/bottom fisheye images.

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Shoot full frame fisheye image:

Firstly, you need to use the right equipments. View compatible equipments list.

Secondly, please shoot 6 fisheye image in portrait mode OR 4 fisheye image in landscape mode. Since Panoweaver also accepts 4+top/bottom, you can also shoot up/ down to get the top/bottom fisheye images.

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Shoot full circular fisheye image:

At first , you need to use the right equipments. View compatible equipments list .

Secondly, please shoot 2 or 3 fisheye images.


Top/Bottom fisheye image:

Please shoot Top/Bottom fisheye image on the last rotation.

For 4 fisheye, please rotate pano head up and down to shoot at the 4th position.

For 6 fisheye,please shoot up and down at the 6th position.

You should stay with the last rotation. Shooting in some other position will cause an incorrect stitching.

Shoot wide angle image:

Firstly, you need to use the right equipments. View compatible equipments list.

Secondly, please shoot 6 wide angle images in portrait mode. The horizontal field of view should at least reach 75 degrees.

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