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Re: [PanoToolsNG] Pole pano of a duck

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  • Fung Yu
    That duck made my day! ;-) Thanks! ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    Message 1 of 5 , Sep 2, 2009
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      That duck made my day! ;-)
      Thanks!

      At 10:32 AM 9/2/2009, you wrote:
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      >Well, when I went up to photograph the giant duck I didn't realize
      >how close he was to the edge. I thought I would do a standard pano
      >with my tripod etc. but for some reason I did drag along my poles
      >and boy I am glad I did. When I got there I couldn't see his glasses
      >over the beak so the the tripod idea was out. I put together my
      >poles which gives me about 12' tall on my camera which got my
      >viewpoint up high enough to see the face. It was kinda' windy so the
      >duck was shaking around and I am basically handholding and rotating
      >the pole hoping to keep it steady enough to avoid a nightmare
      >stitch. I did shoot some brackets but I was able to pull this
      >together from just 1 series and made 2 exposures from the original
      >RAW files. I did have to shoot 6 around and then bring down my pole
      >and move the camera to the up position and then raise the pole back
      >up and hoped to get it close enough to the original position for the
      >up shot. Anyway it wasn't too bad just s ome minor retouching with
      >the skew tool to get some lines back together. I also had to
      >reconstruct the area where I was standing and remove my shadow from the duck.
      ><http://360around.com>http://360around.com
      >
      >ronrack


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    • Eduardo Hutter
      Great pano, I have a good laugh at it. /Squeak! ;) E
      Message 2 of 5 , Sep 2, 2009
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        Great pano, I have a good laugh at it.

        /Squeak! ;)

        E


        * panobanano wrote, On 01/09/2009 11:32 PM:
        >
        >
        > Well, when I went up to photograph the giant duck I didn't realize
        > how close he was to the edge. I thought I would do a standard pano
        > with my tripod etc. but for some reason I did drag along my poles and
        > boy I am glad I did. When I got there I couldn't see his glasses over
        > the beak so the the tripod idea was out. I put together my poles
        > which gives me about 12' tall on my camera which got my viewpoint up
        > high enough to see the face. It was kinda' windy so the duck was
        > shaking around and I am basically handholding and rotating the pole
        > hoping to keep it steady enough to avoid a nightmare stitch. I did
        > shoot some brackets but I was able to pull this together from just 1
        > series and made 2 exposures from the original RAW files. I did have
        > to shoot 6 around and then bring down my pole and move the camera to
        > the up position and then raise the pole back up and hoped to get it
        > close enough to the original position for the up shot. Anyway it
        > wasn't too bad just some minor retouching with the skew tool to get
        > some lines back together. I also had to reconstruct the area where I
        > was standing and remove my shadow from the duck. http://360around.com
        > <http://360around.com>
        >
        > ronrack
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