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  1. 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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  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: 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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  1. Looking to add pole... suggestions

    I have two tripods, one the Manfroto 190 Carbon Fiber and the other an older aluminum model. I would like to add a pole for elevation and I see you...

    Started by AlaskaDave, 06-13-2014 11:51 AM
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    06-26-2014 12:17 AM Go to last post
  2. Panoramas in Tight Places with Complex Nadir Views

    PTgui does a nice job of stitching a flat nadir view into a panorama using viewpoint correction, provided the surface is fairly flat. Aircraft...

    Started by aviator, 05-15-2014 06:49 AM
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    08-25-2014 06:42 AM Go to last post
  3. Need help with my Sky in my panos

    I have been doing 360 Panos from my DJI F550 Drone using a GoPro Hero3+ and i need help trying to finish/complete my sky Example:...

    Started by Ballistic, 09-04-2014 12:38 AM
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    09-09-2014 12:56 PM Go to last post
  4. Posting my 360 pano on google

    I have posted a few 360 panos on google maps before and they look good, but my first time wanting to post something on google i noticed after i...

    Started by Ballistic, 09-09-2014 01:06 PM
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    09-10-2014 11:21 AM Go to last post
  5. 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
  6. D800, 16mm Fisheye Settings

    Got the D800 about two weeks ago - seems to live up to all the hype. Looking forward to using the in-camera HDR for with a panorama. Settings I...

    Started by BaltimoreBob, 06-20-2012 09:53 AM
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  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. How to block the rotator?

    Hi all, I'm using the NN3 MKII with the built-in EZ-Leveler-II. Maybe I'm missing something fundamental, but when I pick the tripod up for the...

    Started by bisams, 01-24-2013 12:20 PM
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    01-28-2013 02:04 AM Go to last post
  10. BRIGHT Virtual tours made in Flash/Html5

    Hello, Folks! We would like to share our big experience in working with 360 degree Virtual tours. We have made many different navigation skins and...

    Started by Bright - World, 02-28-2013 02:41 AM
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  11. How to shoot nadir and zenith?

    I am very new in the world of panoramic photography...I own a Canon 5D mark2 and a Canon 8-15 mm fisheye lens...I bought a second hand NN5 just a few...

    Started by burake, 06-11-2012 01:19 PM
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    07-20-2012 12:56 PM Go to last post
  12. 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
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  13. 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
  14. Nadir Adapter

    Hi Has anyone out there tried the new Nadir Adapter for NN3 and NN5 series Nodal Ninja panorama heads. Would be interested to see some results...

    Started by cellarman, 07-05-2010 06:27 AM
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  15. I need suggestions for configuration

    NN looks like a great product, but I need some help wrapping my mind around all the options. Hope you can help. I've shot a great deal in...

    Started by cwphoto123, 05-19-2013 12:01 PM
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    06-03-2013 09:46 PM Go to last post
  16. 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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  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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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  20. .jpg compression, focus and f stop side by side comparisons

    A friend was asking about the difference between the various .jpg compress settings. http://www.dlsphoto.net/Tutorials/JpgComTest As we talked...

    Started by DennisS, 07-08-2012 02:42 PM
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  21. Nikon 10.5mm lens NPP vs. Nikon 16mm lens

    Here is an interesting observation. As you all may or may not know I have converted all my pano gear to use the R1/R10 lens ring mount system. I...

    Started by DennisS, 12-01-2012 09:32 PM
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  22. Metabones Speed Booster

    http://www.metabones.com . Just received my Metabones Speed Booster. . In case you have not heard of this nice little gem, it moves the lens...

    Started by DennisS, 01-10-2014 10:35 AM
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  23. Needed something to do this weekend.

    When taking a hand held Nadir patch shot, the more accurately you can point the camera at the pivot point on the ground directly below the center of...

    Started by DennisS, 04-06-2014 05:10 PM
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  24. 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
  25. NN3 upper rotator replacement

    I have an original NN3 that has served me well, and could continue to do so. However, recently I have been having a problem with the upper rotator...

    Started by dsjtecserv, 02-25-2012 09:30 AM
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  26. Embedding your virtual tour into Google

    Hello, Is there a way to embed your virtual tour into Google Maps / Street view? Regards éric T

    Started by ericthoreau, 07-09-2014 01:59 AM
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    07-09-2014 09:53 AM Go to last post
  27. iOS woes - every updates breaks your panos too? - Android time?

    iOS6. I downgraded back to 4.3.3 after going to iOS6, my panos viewed on a iphone4 loads but i so slow, it's unviewable in my opinion. iPad running...

    Started by etegration, 12-05-2012 04:49 PM
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    12-09-2012 12:01 AM Go to last post
  28. 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
  29. Red face Tips to buy lens and NN for 3D works

    Hello Community, I need your help because i'm little bit confused to decide what is it the best NN for me. I'm a 3D artist and I guess it's no...

    Started by GabrieleLori, 12-25-2013 04:13 AM
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    12-29-2013 02:22 AM Go to last post
  30. [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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