Re: Correcting Distortion - Newbie advice requested
- --- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, "Hans" <hans@...> wrote:
>That'll be the 'stereographic' projection I read in a review? The review said this was a more expensive design - which is rather remarkable.
> --- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, "peter.mott@" <peter@> wrote:
> > I have PTGui (v8.3). I noticed an interesting if rather extended discussion regarding a Samyang 8mm fisheye lens. I had not heard of this make. It is jolly cheap. But not so cheap as to buy one to see if it works.
> > If I took an image with this lens can I use PTGui to straighten the bent vertical and >horizontal lines? (I think I can)
> Yes and you will probably get better results in the corners than a normal 8mm fisheye due to the special projection.
> > The lens has manual aperture setting. If I mount it on my Canon 7D then I have to set the aperture manually. Can I use the built in Canon metering to do this?Great. Thanks very much - and to the gentleman whose aperture ring vibrated without which I would never have heard of Samyang!
> Yes any manual lens that can get mounted on a Canon can be used also with the exposure metering. Also old Nikkor lenses usinmg an adapter.