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Panorama Camera and Lenses for Shooting 360 degree Panoramas

Panorama Camera and Lenses are essential for 360 panorama shooting.

To get full spherical panoramas from fisheye photos, you may refer to following panorama camera and lenses list to choose the right camera and lens.

Camera Fisheye Lens Image Type and Numbers

Nikon D3/D4/D600/D700/D800/D800E


Full frame camera

Sigma 8mm F3.5(or F4) EX DG Circular Fisheye (Nikon F mount)

Full Circular Images(180*180 degree)
2 photos in portrait
Total: 2 photos
Nikon 16mm F2.8 Fisheye Full Frame Images(Diagonal:180 degree)
6 photos in portrait or +T,B
Total: 6-8 photos

Nikon D200/D3200/D5000/D5100/D5200/D300
/D300s/D80/D90/D7000/D7100


APS camera

Sigma 8mm F3.5(or F4) EX DG Circular Fisheye (Nikon F mount) Drum Images(180*120degree)
4 photos in portrait or +T,B
Total: 4-6 photos
Nikon 10.5mm F2.8 Fisheye Full Frame Images(Diagonal:180degree)
6 photos in portrait or +T,B
Total: 6-8 photos

Canon 5D/Canon 6D/5D Mark II/1DS Mark III
5D Mark III/EOS-1D X


Full frame camera

Sigma 8mm F3.5(or F4) EX DG Circular Fisheye (Canon E mount)
Canon 8--15mm fisheye (F=8mm)
Full Circular Fisheye Images(180*180degree)
2 photos in portrait
Total: 2 photos
Canon 15mm F2.8 fisheye
Canon 8--15mm fisheye (F=15mm)
Full Frame Images(Diagonal:180degree)
6 photos in portrait or +T,B
Total: 6-8 photos

Canon 450D/550D/600D/7D/60D/650D/60Da/700D

APS camera

Sigma 8mm F3.5(or F4) EX DG Circular Fisheye (Canon E mount)
Canon 8--15mm fisheye (F=8mm)
Drum Images(175*120degree)
6 photos in portrait or +T,B
Total: 4-6 photos

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

Panorama software - Panoweaver supports stitching panoramas from fisheye photos (available in Professional and Standard editions) and Easypano and Nodal Ninja Panoramic Heads are also helpful for your high quality panoramas shooting.

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