View Full Version : Tweaking the R1 workflow

03-19-2012, 07:00 AM
I've got the R1, with Canon 5D and the 8-15mm fisheye.

Trying to shoot a row at 0 degrees, getting the alignment along the horizontal adjusment I've tried it at every point, 16mm (http://dl.dropbox.com/u/12473059/panoSetup/at16.jpg), 17mm (http://dl.dropbox.com/u/12473059/panoSetup/at17.jpg), 18mm (http://dl.dropbox.com/u/12473059/panoSetup/at18.jpg) 20mm (http://dl.dropbox.com/u/12473059/panoSetup/at20.jpg).

17mm seems to be the sweet spot, at least most of the time. I saw others on this forum also mention around 17 and 18mm to be the best for them.

So how is the R1 designed to take the zenith and nadir? I see the little user guide states to tilt the camera up and down after loosening the knob. Do you also have to slide the pole/tripod a couple of inches as well? I'm a bit lost at that point.

03-19-2012, 09:33 AM

What do you like to shoot? Indoors, or outdoors. On a tripod or on a pole? Which Zoom setting are you talking about?

Would be nice to have this answer to give a good advice. Once I know about it, I can give you advice.

So long,

So long,