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Re: Nadir cap / Mirror ball -- how to create without PS (only have Gimp)

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  • Thomas.
    Hi Rodolpho, Your method worked great! Thanks, Thomas ... then ... want ... it ...
    Message 1 of 12 , Dec 9, 2007
      Hi Rodolpho,
      Your method worked great!
      Thanks,
      Thomas


      --- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, Rodolpho Pajuaba <rpajuaba@...> wrote:
      >
      > I don´t have Gimp installed here, but if it handles layers like PS,
      then
      > it´s easy:
      > 1- Duplicate the layer;
      > 2- Select and delete - on the duplicated layer - the part you don´t
      want
      > to appear on the pano;
      > 3- Flip it vertically, i.e. make the sky go to the bottom of the image;
      > 4- Bring the "sky" down to the bottom edge of the image, and distort
      it
      > bringing the top of the layer just covering the bad nadir;
      > 5- Flatten the image, and it´s done.
      > I hope this helps,
      > Rodolpho Pajuaba
      >
      > Thomas. escreveu:
      > > I've been seeing more and more spherical panoramas using a "mirror
      > > ball" as a cap to cover the nadir and I find it a nice solution to the
      > > problem of the nadir when stiching and/or cloning didn't work.
      > >
      > > I'm looking for some tool to create this mirror ball from an
      > > equirectangular image but so far, I have only found a photoshop action
      > > to do that:
      > >
      http://www.panotools.info/mediawiki/index.php?title=Adding_a_nadir_cap_%28mirror_ball%29
      > >
      > > I don't have PS and I use the Gimp instead so I can't use this action.
      > >
      > > Would anybody know how to create this "mirror ball" without PS?
      > >
      > > Thanks,
      > > Thomas
      > > www.photo-culture.com
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
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      >
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