Re: [PanoToolsNG] RE: Fisheye lenses vs Hyperbolic mirror
- Hi guys,
thank you so much for your replies. I was able to make
a good decision, i think. I will go for a Canon EOS
350D and one fisheye lenses.
This group is excellent! Thank very much once again.
--- Erik Krause <erik.krause@...> wrote:
> On Friday, September 08, 2006 at 12:24, Mark D. Fink__________________________________________________
> > The disadvantage is that it doesn't give you a
> full 360x180 view. I think
> > you can get up to about 120° or 140° vertical
> view, but I'm not sure on
> > those numbers.
> Well, actually a parabolic or a spherical mirror
> (ball) should be
> able to cover more than that. The problem is, that
> the camera itself
> is mirrored and if you cut this out you get those
> low fields of view.
> See http://wiki.panotools.org/ChristmasBallPanoTutor
> for a working
> example (yes, the wiki can display sphericals!).
> Uwe 'hammernocker' Roßberg managed to shoot some
> sphericals with a
> self made chrome ball that are much better than
> those christmas ball
> panos (albeit low resolution):
> http://geoimages.berkeley.edu/wwp_rss/go/n1130 or
> (german only):
> http://hammernocker.de/ (Choose "one-shot Panorama"
> and then from the
> left column)
> best regards
> Erik Krause
> Resources, not only for panorama creation:
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