I have never used the enfuse, I am downloading the Enfuse GUI now, thanks.
Behalf Of Hans Nyberg
Sent: Monday, August 17, 2009 8:23 PM
Subject: [PanoToolsNG] Re: Pano Processing Order
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"Hakan Durgut" <hakan.durgut@...> wrote:
> OK, so I am trying to stitch tonemapped images right now, I already had
> HDRSoft's Photomatix, but I've just downloaded and evaluating "Dynamic
> HDR" . I've created "eye catcher" HDRs of each set ( 1 zenith + 6 around
> shot and one handheld nadir ).
> One thing though, once I create a HDR of one set bracketed images, I want
> be able to use the same settings for the other sets, and start a batch
> tonemap process, I wonder what you guys use for that ?
I do not think Tonemapping is optional for processing individual images.
They might be more difficult to process without getting to much difference
Enfuse is so much easier to work with for getting a natural look.
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> Behalf Of Hans Nyberg
> Sent: Monday, August 17, 2009 2:15 PM
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> Subject: [PanoToolsNG] Re: Pano Processing Order
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> "Hakan Durgut" <hakan.durgut@> wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > Everybody must have a different combination of processes in pano
> processing. when it comes to HDR panos, I have some difficulties
> the 2:1
> > if I load my bracketed images to PTGui, it would take forever to
> the pano , with 3 bracketed images, I do not understand why PTGui is still
> trying to stitch image 0 and 1 or 1 and 2, instead of "0 and 3", anyway.
> What you see PTGui doing is not "stitching" but warping the images.
> PTgui needs to warp every single image in your setup and the time for each
> of them depends on your processor speed, size of image, number of cores
> the amount of Ram you have.
> It can take just a couple of seconds or it can take minutes on a slow
> > I also tried to stitch all bracketed sets in a different ptgui session,
> using saving as template, and applying the same template to other sets.
> HDR the 2:1s, I also want to tonemap the shots before processing 2:1s.
> > I've heard that some ppl tonemap the bracketed sets on lightroom right
> before exporting..
> Personally I enfuse my bracketed sets first unless they are not aligned.
> PTgui is much faster to align all images with controlpoints than my Enfuse
> GUI (Bracketeer for Mac) is.
> Enfusing 3sets bracketed images + stitching the enfused images takes me
> half the time of stitching and fusing all images in PTGui.
> Also I have much better control of the enfusing and can do individual
> enfusing if needed.
> For example I just did one panorama for which I only enfused 2 of the
> taken with the sun in the image.
> To do this you have to control the enfusing with a visible preview and
> adjust it to match the rest of the images for the panorama.
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