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Re: linear pano/mosaic of a city block elevation?

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  • michaelalearmonth
    This may be helpful: http://www4.telus.net/public/wexsessa/travo.html Mike Learmonth
    Message 1 of 10 , Mar 14, 2013
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      This may be helpful:

      http://www4.telus.net/public/wexsessa/travo.html

      Mike Learmonth

      --- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, Nathan Bennett <nbennettphoto@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hello Group,
      >
      > Nathan Bennett here, I'm an interior and architectural photographer in the S.F. Bay Area. se. www.nbphoto.com
      >
      > I need to make a linear pano / mosaic of a city block elevation? Not by 'panning' a camera on a tripod from one static point.
      > (by moving the camera down the block and stitching vertical images together to create one long hopefully flat field image.)
      >
      >
      > How does one correct for parallax and the wonkyness of things in the foreground?
      > What programs do you use and how do you go about capturing the image in the 'best light'?
      >
      > ...Use a 'horizontal Plumb line', keep tripod height consistent and parallel, use Lasers,
      > shoot many vertical images and use only the center of each one (at 5-10" overlapping intervals), use XYZ program, etc.?...
      >
      > Thank you for any solution which would give professional results.
      >
      >
      > Nathan
      >
      >
      > NATHANAEL BENNETT PHOTOGRAPHY
      >
      > contact@...
      > www.nbphoto.com
      >
    • giant_klobasa_monster
      a BANNER? use photoshop. everything else is a time sink for the output you need.
      Message 2 of 10 , Mar 14, 2013
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        a BANNER?

        use photoshop.

        everything else is a time sink for the output you need.



        --- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com, Nathan Bennett <nbennettphoto@...> wrote:
        >
        > Thank you everyone for the great ideas.
        > This video idea looks interesting Manfred...
        > They need it for a website banner so it could work ok.
        > Time for testing, testing, testing.
        > Cheers,
        > Nathan Bennett
        > www.nbphoto.com
        > On Mar 13, 2013, at 3:32 PM, Manfred Kröger wrote:
        >
        > > One could do a first try with a video camera, I think:
        > >
        > > Walk on the other side of the street and aim your camera on the buildings, camera rotated 90° so that it's filming in portrait orientation. Afterwards you use a software like VirtualDub to create BMPs, TIFs or JPGs from the frames. Crop the images so that only a very small strip from the center remains and feed those images into the panorama application of your choice for automatic control point detection.
        > >
        > > By filming you get lots of images with a minimal effort. Unfortunately the resolution is not that great. But maybe that's enough?!
        >
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