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06-05-2008, 03:18 PM
have someone experience with the Nodal Ninja 5 with the "old" Canon 1Ds - fullframe - and the Sigma 8mm?
Because the fullframe and the 180¬? of the Sigma I¬¥m interested if on the pictures you can see something from the NN5.
Or which lens would be perfect to create QTVR (360¬? x 180¬?) in compination with the 1Ds - without making too much pictures.
Thanks for any answer.
06-05-2008, 09:43 PM
because sigma 8mm on fullframe has angle of view of 180 degree. Small portion of the upper rail will get into the picture. But it can be eliminated by taking 3 shots. Actually, you need 3 shots for best quality. Other than sigma 8mm, you can also use "shaved" Nikon 10.5mm and tokina 10-17mm fisheyes. Minimum shot is also 3 shots but you get higher resolution.
06-06-2008, 12:40 PM
Thanks for this answer!
This means a shaved Nikon or Tokina fisheye lens is better than the Sigma.
But what is with the stiching programms? :confused1:
Normely the programms have information about lenses which are not "manipulated". And this lenses are not for fullframe sensors.
So my question - works that good without doing to much PC-work on the images etc. ?
06-06-2008, 09:18 PM
As far as I hear of, the Tokina being a zoom fisheye is most versatile. You can take 3 shots when speed is needed. You can take 4 shots and 6 shots when more resolution is needed. However, it takes skills and courage to shave the lens hood. :-) Sometimes, I see people sell their shaved lens.
The most popular stitching program is PTGui. But it takes some time to master it.
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