Re: [PanoToolsNG] Day #1 with Samyang 8mm and 5DMkII
- Could you post some comparison example pictures?
Best Regards from the subtropical regions of M�xico
2009/12/30 jrgen_schrader <panorama@...>
> After reading the review of Michel Thoby and more after examining his
> examples I had to order one of these to see it with my own eyes. It arrived
> yesterday and so far I can confirm all of Michel's findings.
> Compared to the Nikon 10.5 the image quality of the Samyang is absolutely
> equal in the center and superior at the edges which is important for zenith
> and nadir areas and which is what finally made me jump onto it.
> With the settings for the LPP for 90 degrees I got a perfect stitch in
> PTGui with 4 and also just 3 around at a maximum size of app. 9,200 px;
> leaving an inelegant but for now neglectable coin-sized gap at zenith and
> nadir. I will see if I can get around this after a proper calibration of the
> lens. Maybe I also have to chamfer the rim of the sunshade which I didn't
> remove completely like Michel but trimmed it just to the edge of the barrel
> to leave something to stick the lenshood on.
> As the LPP for 90� is right at the edge of the glass the lens should be
> used with a ringmount or a panoramic rig with very narrow vertical arm. Mine
> is 5 cm and visible at the left edge of the frame but afaik with no negative
> effect on the final output.
> As Michel also found out the only drawback might be, that this baby is
> prone to flare. With a single lightsource one might get away with this, but
> I'd like to see how that turns out in a well lit show room :)
> Stay tuned.
L.D.I. Felipe B. Gonz�lez C.
Socio Director Maquetas Virtuales www.maquetasvirtuales.com
Socio Director Recorridos Virtuales www.recorridosvirtuales.com
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