Re: Nadir cap / Mirror ball -- how to create without PS (only have Gimp)
- Hi Rodolpho,
Your method worked great!
--- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, Rodolpho Pajuaba <rpajuaba@...> wrote:
> I don´t have Gimp installed here, but if it handles layers like PS,
> it´s easy:
> 1- Duplicate the layer;
> 2- Select and delete - on the duplicated layer - the part you don´t
> 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
> 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:
> > 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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