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Old March 25th 08, 11:17 PM posted to rec.photo.equipment.35mm,aus.photo,rec.photo.digital,rec.photo.digital.slr-systems
Father McKenzie
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Got to the lake just as the sun was setting, this is an 8 picture pano
using Autopano.
I tried it with PTGui but couldn't get the opposite shoreline straight
and PTG was putting a stright line through the rippled down the bottom
below the buoy.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/silverm...12998/sizes/l/

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Old March 26th 08, 09:49 AM posted to rec.photo.equipment.35mm,aus.photo,rec.photo.digital,rec.photo.digital.slr-systems
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On Mar 26, 9:17 am, Father McKenzie wrote:
Got to the lake just as the sun was setting, this is an 8 picture pano
using Autopano.
I tried it with PTGui but couldn't get the opposite shoreline straight
and PTG was putting a stright line through the rippled down the bottom
below the buoy.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/silverm...12998/sizes/l/

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Father McKenziehttp://www.flickr.com/photos/silvermoon/


Hey Fr - nice work, although I do think it wants a foreground
element.. maybe a little row-boat..? Don't you keep one in your bag?

I'm about to get into panoramas more over the next 6 months - i can
feel it in my lenses.. And I really want to get the hang of them
'stepped out' ones, just like the great man has demonstrated... (O:

In PTGui, did you find the straightening thingies, (I think they are
"T" control points..)? They have worked for me when things got a
little bent, but it took me a while to work out how to use them. (Now
that I know how to use them, I must have been pretty thick..)

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Old March 26th 08, 03:15 PM posted to rec.photo.equipment.35mm,aus.photo,rec.photo.digital,rec.photo.digital.slr-systems
ray
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On Wed, 26 Mar 2008 10:17:56 +1100, Father McKenzie wrote:

Got to the lake just as the sun was setting, this is an 8 picture pano
using Autopano.
I tried it with PTGui but couldn't get the opposite shoreline straight
and PTG was putting a stright line through the rippled down the bottom
below the buoy.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/silverm...12998/sizes/l/


FWIW - I have found that the pandora plug-in for GIMP does a pretty good,
automated job on panoramas.
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Old March 26th 08, 05:53 PM posted to rec.photo.equipment.35mm,aus.photo,rec.photo.digital,rec.photo.digital.slr-systems
Brendan Gillatt[_2_]
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Father McKenzie wrote:
Got to the lake just as the sun was setting, this is an 8 picture pano
using Autopano.


I have to say that I really like using Autopano--it's just so _easy_ to
use! It is also nice being able to export a PtGUI file if any tweaks are
needed.

Brilliant colours on the photo. I like the way the waves encircle the
boat in the centre.

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Old March 27th 08, 04:28 PM posted to rec.photo.equipment.35mm,aus.photo,rec.photo.digital,rec.photo.digital.slr-systems
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ray wrote:
On Wed, 26 Mar 2008 10:17:56 +1100, Father McKenzie wrote:

Got to the lake just as the sun was setting, this is an 8 picture pano
using Autopano.
I tried it with PTGui but couldn't get the opposite shoreline straight
and PTG was putting a stright line through the rippled down the bottom
below the buoy.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/silverm...12998/sizes/l/


FWIW - I have found that the pandora plug-in for GIMP does a pretty good,
automated job on panoramas.


Works well with hugin too.
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Old March 27th 08, 06:04 PM posted to rec.photo.equipment.35mm,aus.photo,rec.photo.digital,rec.photo.digital.slr-systems
ray
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On Thu, 27 Mar 2008 09:28:54 -0700, John Ferguson wrote:

ray wrote:
On Wed, 26 Mar 2008 10:17:56 +1100, Father McKenzie wrote:

Got to the lake just as the sun was setting, this is an 8 picture pano
using Autopano.
I tried it with PTGui but couldn't get the opposite shoreline straight
and PTG was putting a stright line through the rippled down the bottom
below the buoy.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/silverm...12998/sizes/l/


FWIW - I have found that the pandora plug-in for GIMP does a pretty
good, automated job on panoramas.


Works well with hugin too.


Yes, but I find pandora much simpler.
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Old March 28th 08, 10:21 AM posted to rec.photo.equipment.35mm,aus.photo,rec.photo.digital,rec.photo.digital.slr-systems
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ray wrote:
FWIW - I have found that the pandora plug-in for GIMP does a pretty
good, automated job on panoramas.

Works well with hugin too.


Yes, but I find pandora much simpler.


The extra control in Hugin comes in handy when you're pushing
the envelope.

BugBear
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Old March 28th 08, 03:25 PM posted to rec.photo.equipment.35mm,aus.photo,rec.photo.digital,rec.photo.digital.slr-systems
ray
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On Fri, 28 Mar 2008 10:21:29 +0000, bugbear wrote:

ray wrote:
FWIW - I have found that the pandora plug-in for GIMP does a pretty
good, automated job on panoramas.
Works well with hugin too.


Yes, but I find pandora much simpler.


The extra control in Hugin comes in handy when you're pushing the
envelope.

BugBear


Absolutely. I've only used pandora on fairly mundane projects.
 




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