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Re: [PanoToolsNG] Unable to stitch pano of visually similar hemispheres

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  • Blake Michaelson
    Thanks for everybody s response - Willy - this solution worked particularly well... that half-automatic generation of control points was the ticket! Thanks -
    Message 1 of 8 , Nov 6, 2008
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      Thanks for everybody's response - Willy - this solution worked particularly
      well... that half-automatic generation of control points was the ticket!
      Thanks - Blake

      On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 1:36 AM, Willy Kaemena <panokaemena@...> wrote:

      > I experienced these problems several times.
      >
      > my approach is as follows:
      >
      > - set your Yaw between the shots manually in Image Parameters ( you
      > know the angle more or less)
      >
      > - don't use the project assistant for placing the CPs
      >
      > - set CP either manually or " half automatically" in the CP TAB /
      > Menu Control Points Generate CP for a pair of pictures at a time.
      >
      > that normally resolved the problem.
      >
      > Willy Kaemena
      >
      > http://homepage.mac.com/wkaemena/FSPanos/Menu268.html
      > http://bremen.360cities.net/
      > http://syria.360cities.net/
      > http://lisbon.360cities.net/
      >
      >
      > On Nov 6, 2008, at 7:07, Blake Michaelson wrote:
      >
      > > I'm attempting to stitch together the interior of an aircraft and
      > > running
      > > into terrible stitching problems...
      > >
      > > 6 shots around, 1 up at +75°, nadir shot via benbo-rig (which works
      > > great -
      > > excellent tip Pete!)
      > >
      > > As I look at the images - taken from the center of the fuselage -
      > > the left
      > > and right side of the fuselage are nearly identical/symmetrical.
      > > When I
      > > attempt to stitch in ptgui all I get is a severely warped loopy
      > > thing with
      > > control points int 1200px ballpark! I have shot the interior at two
      > > different times, both with similar results - I'm surmising that it's
      > > due to
      > > the symmetry of the pano...
      > >
      > > I can stitch the forward facing or aft facing hemisphere of the
      > > fuselage
      > > perfectly well - nadir included - the forward and aft bulkheads have
      > > the
      > > most unique defining features in the scene... so I can stitch 3
      > > around, with
      > > 1 up and 1 down - but if I throw in any 1 of the additional images the
      > > stitch fails miserably.
      > >
      > > I toyed around with the idea of placing small differently colored
      > > circular
      > > stickers inside in various spots and shooting the pano - but that
      > > seemed
      > > like a lot of editing, and would mess with the textures in the
      > > interior -
      > > plus, there's the challenge of figuring out a way to make it happen!
      > >
      > > Anybody encounter a problem like this before, or have a suggestion for
      > > overcoming the problems? How does one go about stitching together two
      > > hemispheres?
      > >
      > > TIA - Blake
      > >
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