24318RE: [PanoToolsNG] Re: Orchestra panorama
- Nov 4, 2008Yes, I agree, but just like yours, you can always hold steady the other end
of the center column, in case you forget your counter weight.
I usually shoot with the legs as close as possible, sometimes with lockup,
in case its wobbly, and then I don't need to angle as much.
I only need to remember roughly the height of the lens, and eyeball the
orginal nadir point. Viewpoint handles the parallax. If I have an assistant,
they can mark the exact original lens location with a finger, until I
re-setup for the nadir shot.
That works fast, and usually requires very little viewpoint correction. I
love not having to retouch the nadir. Shooting an actual shot, is even
quicker than having to do a photoshop job with clone/heal.
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From: PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com [mailto:PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com] On
Behalf Of Hans Nyberg
Sent: Tuesday, November 04, 2008 10:05 AM
Subject: [PanoToolsNG] Re: Orchestra panorama
--- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com <mailto:PanoToolsNG%40yahoogroups.com> ,
"Sacha Griffin" <sachagriffin@...> wrote:
>Its much easier and safer than it looks on image.
> That looks really scary. Have you ever had an accident?
Outdoor you almost never have a surface which is not safe.
Indoors carpets are safe. On a slippery surface like the one on my images
you just need a
But actually in most cases you do not need the extra monopod leg.
Extending the 3rd leg on the tripod 20 cm and one foot on it is enough
And for 1/25 sec or faster you do not even need that, just hold the tripod
with one hand.
> I prefer using a tripod with a center column, then you can raise it andcolumns
> swing it back over the nadir, and use a counter weight on the center
> hook.I tried that but that really scared me. Even just 30 cm from the center you
get a lot of
weight. It needs a heavy tripod. Forget about Carbon
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