Re: [PanoToolsNG] the new sony hx1 ? 360 x 180 possibility?
- qsecofr88888 schrieb:
> hi:First, this is not a DSLR, so one would have to make some compromise
> have you guys seen the new sony hx1.
> they have a new panorama feature that the user just needs to move the camera from left to right and the camera will capture and stitch the images automatically.
with image quality. But besides that, it looks interesting. From what I
read at the Sony website, it allows to make images with a 60:9-ratio at
7152 x 1080 px. It does it by shooting fast series of images (10
pictures per second) while moving the camera, and later stitching these
images automatically in-camera. But no word on parallax, so one would
still need a nodal adapter (unless Sony can overcome physics :-)
> if the camera itself can mount a third part fish eye lens or sth... perhaps we can use it to produce a 360 x 180 image with ease?Even if one could mount some fisheye adapter in front of it, and even if
the quality was OK (since it will never be comparable to a DSLR with a
real fisheye lens), I doubt the camera software could handle those
fisheye shots for automatic stitching. The camera has a
non-interchangeable lens, thus the software uses a given lens setup.
Handling fisheye distorsion for stitching would require different
algorithms than dealing with the camera's normal rectilinear lenses.
Please correct me if I'm wrong..