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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: How to choose a detent interval (shooting interval) updated

    This is a FAQ. detent setting for a particular focal length you need overlap in the images in order to stitch. So you need to know the angle of...

    Started by nick fan, 07-09-2008 09:04 PM
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  2. Poll Sticky Thread Sticky: Poll: Stitching software

    Here's another question we get asked - what software do people use. This is an important question that is based on many factors like price, type of...

    Started by Bill Bailey, 04-23-2008 12:26 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Best economical tripods

    We get this question frequently asked and thought I would post a thread on it. What is some good choices for sturdy tripods in the low to medium end...

    Started by Bill Bailey, 04-23-2008 12:14 PM
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  1. Intro to Panoramas

    These pages may be useful for new owners of NN3 and NN5/L Intro to Panoramas http://rosaurophotography.com/html/technical.html Intro to...

    Started by Rosauro, 04-24-2008 04:45 AM
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    04-24-2008 05:11 AM Go to last post
  2. How to take stereo panoramas with Nodal Ninja 3

    Hi and congratulations for our (NN users) new forum , I posted this trick in other forums but obviously this is the right place for it. The trick...

    Started by DorinDXN, 04-14-2008 08:11 AM
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    05-01-2008 11:20 PM Go to last post
  3. [Tutorial] Virtual tour with Pano2VR

    For your information, I have written this morning a small tutorial (in french) on how to create a Flash or QuickTime virtual tour with PanoVR : see...

    Started by gibie, 06-28-2008 02:31 PM
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  4. Panorama viewer comparison project...

    A bunch of us got together and with a lot of work from Keith Martin, we gathered as many panorama viewers as we could think of and loaded them up...

    Started by DemonDuck, 09-13-2009 05:00 PM
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    09-14-2009 12:24 PM Go to last post
  5. Why slanted shooting with a ring has some advantages: explanation and examples

    Hello Forum, For a couple of reasons it can be very useful to position your camera in a slanted position when using a lens ring and a fisheye...

    Started by Wim.Koornneef, 09-18-2009 06:05 AM
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    09-21-2009 06:49 AM Go to last post
  6. 3D dual camera setup for making spherical 3D panos

    Hello Forum, In case you like to build your own 3D dual camera setup here are some pictures of my setup. Except for one small part (*) all...

    Started by Wim.Koornneef, 10-13-2009 05:19 AM
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    10-13-2009 06:38 AM Go to last post
  7. Shooting panoramas in public places

    This seems to be a concern people bring up from to time so I thought I would start a thread dedicated to the topic. I've shot panoramas and generl...

    Started by Bill Bailey, 05-22-2010 06:36 AM
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    05-23-2010 07:32 PM Go to last post
  8. Tutorial "How to create a 3D panorama with a single camera and a fisheye lens"

    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- You can find a revised tutorial here: ...

    Started by Wim.Koornneef, 08-01-2009 02:34 PM
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  9. Tutorial "How to batch process large volumes of panoramas"

    Hello Forum, I often use batch processing for my panoramas to reduce the time needed to process large volumes of panoramas. I like to shoot my...

    Started by Wim.Koornneef, 09-08-2010 06:24 AM
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    09-08-2010 08:48 AM Go to last post
  10. How to modify Exif data

    Hi, I recently purchased an Opteka 6.5mm Fisheye (Samyang 8mm) and when I take images with it the Aperture is not added to the Exif data. All it...

    Started by VinkoCM, 11-18-2010 06:40 PM
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    11-18-2010 09:57 PM Go to last post
  11. Lightbulb Panorama calculator update

    As there has been a calculation issue discovered in the panorama calculator file I created, I am proposing today a new version. It also include an...

    Started by YvesG, 11-27-2010 09:02 AM
    panorama calculator
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    11-27-2010 09:58 AM Go to last post
  12. Cool How big is yours......

    :blush: Useful website to calculate how big your panorama picture in total is: http://web.forret.com/tools/megapixel.asp

    Started by Seacat, 02-04-2011 12:23 PM
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  13. Doubler moves or not nodal point ?

    Hey, Unhappy I have not time right now to test myself but something comes in my mind. Does use of doubler on a camera moves the nodal point ? I...

    Started by Vincèn, 03-04-2011 08:49 AM
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    03-09-2011 05:53 AM Go to last post
  14. Tutorial "How to batch process hand held pole panoramas"

    http://www.dmmdh.nl/forum_images/Tutorial_how_to_batch_stitch_handheld_pole_panoramas.jpg Hello Forum, Stitching a series of pole panoramas...

    Started by Wim.Koornneef, 12-23-2010 06:15 AM
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    04-18-2011 11:41 AM Go to last post
  15. Lightbulb How to get screws, nuts, bolts etc for our photographic equipment. BSW style.

    Hi guys, may be there is somebody else out there who wanted to buy a screw to change or build up the equipment. I found a reseller for this:...

    Started by hindenhaag, 07-22-2010 09:17 AM
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    06-27-2011 11:08 AM Go to last post
  16. Searching for a better set screw for the RD16

    I have been looking for a alternative for the set screw of the RD16 for quite some time. In my line of photography, I need to fix the RD16 for every...

    Started by Joergen Geerds, 06-29-2011 04:12 PM
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    06-30-2011 07:30 PM Go to last post
  17. NN5 Settings for Nikon D3 with the 16mm 1:2.8 Fisheye

    I found these settings for the Nikon D3 with Nikon's full frame 16mm 1:2.8 Fisheye on the NN5 with the Arca style quick release to be: A - 97 and B...

    Started by BaltimoreBob, 07-23-2011 11:16 AM
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    07-28-2011 05:28 AM Go to last post
  18. Thumbs up Lens Cap EF 08-15

    For all they are worry about the Lens Cap, it works very well:...

    Started by Hochbild_Team, 08-23-2011 01:46 PM
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    08-27-2011 11:32 AM Go to last post
  19. Horizontal lines in final image are bowed?

    Hi: I'm a newbie to the NN forums...sorry if this is posted to the wrong area, but hope the experts here can help! I just got my NN3 MKII a...

    Started by jimjones3, 08-30-2011 08:32 PM
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    08-31-2011 02:30 PM Go to last post
  20. Introductory video to panorama making and PtGui

    http://www.ptgui.com/videotutorials.html excellent videos. See what pano head in use :001_smile: nick

    Started by nick fan, 09-20-2011 06:41 AM
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    09-20-2011 10:21 AM Go to last post
  21. Thumbs up The NN Mysteries of Sony NEX-5 for Demon Duck

    Hi Demon, your problems seem to be solved: 327328329330331 The plates stand out 0.65", 16mm. This is done to use full length of the base...

    Started by hindenhaag, 09-21-2011 10:53 AM
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  22. Stabilizing Pole

    Hi, I have just received my Pole Series 2 Complete from nodal ninja store last weekend. On Sunday I did my first pictures. I shoot with the pole in...

    Started by cartola, 10-04-2011 06:40 AM
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    10-19-2011 11:36 PM Go to last post
  23. Cool Palmela 2011 Videos now available

    Hi, If you're interested in watch the Palmela 2011 Conference talks in video, head on to: http://www.palmela2011.com/info/conference/video-archive...

    Started by carloschegado, 11-07-2011 08:23 AM
    palmela 2011, talks, videos
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    11-12-2011 11:50 AM Go to last post
  24. Mosaic

    What are you guys suggesting for doing a mosaic? I need to make a (one) photo of all the houses on a street. I use an NN4 with Hugin for my...

    Started by foto-biz, 11-15-2011 02:13 PM
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    11-15-2011 10:27 PM Go to last post
  25. What is a recommended tripod head?

    I have a Bogen 3021B tripod and a NN3II pano head. What is the recommended tripod head ? I have a grip head but find it to be not as rigid as I...

    Started by HaydenB, 11-11-2011 04:44 PM
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    11-17-2011 07:40 AM Go to last post
  26. In praise of the M1 pano head

    Just took delivery of my very own M1L pano head with the RD16 rotator, Nadir adapter, camera plate and quick release clamp. What a magnificent...

    Started by DennisS, 12-20-2011 03:27 PM
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    12-22-2011 09:52 AM Go to last post
  27. M1L + Nikon D300 + Nikon 10.5 + Nadir adapter = HELP!

    So I unpack and set up my brand new M1L. I am using a Nikon D300 and a Nikon 10.5 lens. I get the rig calibrated and start shooting. When I take a...

    Started by DennisS, 12-23-2011 08:44 AM
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    12-25-2011 12:26 PM Go to last post
  28. Slow day at the office

    Don't ask "Why?" Think outside the box and ask "Why not?" http://www.dlsphoto.net/M1PanoHeadMods/WhyNot1.jpg ...

    Started by DennisS, 01-05-2012 12:43 PM
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    01-06-2012 10:28 AM Go to last post
  29. Setting MKII with D90

    Hi, I got the MKII this week and when I searched the website for the sitting with Nikon D90 and sigma lens 10-20 , I didn't find the setting for...

    Started by Bassem, 02-11-2012 09:06 AM
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    02-13-2012 07:15 AM Go to last post
  30. Unhappy I have a 5D m2 with a Canon 17-35 lens ---no matter what I do I can't find a Nodal Point on the rail

    It seems that the nodal point is "off" the rail---in other words the camera would have to sit back further than the length of the rail allows it to....

    Started by sallie, 02-24-2012 02:27 PM
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    02-25-2012 09:37 PM Go to last post

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