Just a quick update for those who are interested.
Francesco was right in saying I was not rolling the camera in the
And it is true that if you roll exactly 60 degrees you manage to get
rid of the 2 holes you would inevitably get with the new sigma 8/3.5.
See the quick test I made yesterday night:
Of course it remains to appreciate if the use of 4 shots instead of
5 does not degrade the quality of the pic.
but that's another story....
--- In PanoToolsNG@yahoogroups.com
, "Francesco Francalli"
> From what I see on the pics you posted, like the following:
> it seems you rolled the camera on the wrong side, which means you
obtained just a 30
> degrees rotation (or 60 degrees on the opposite side).
> You can clearly see how on your pics it's the HORIZON on the
diagonal of the image
> (sensor) and not the VERTICAL LINES on the diagonal, like you can
easily see on the test
> shots of Luca who developed this solution (sold by Agno's).
> Rolling the camera 60 degrees clockwise is the right way.
> I hope it helps.
> Anybody with a Nikon D200 (or other 1,5x crop factor) has tested
the new Sigma 8mm
> f3.5 and has some pics to share? I wonder if it shows some
cropping also on 1.5x sensors.