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  1. 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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  2. 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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  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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    05-08-2010 11:04 PM Go to last post
  1. 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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  2. Recommend a good travel tripod?

    I seem to be traveling a lot lately and I'm looking for a good lightweight, small tripod that I can take with me. I use a Canon 1DmkIV, 16-35 lens,...

    Started by jrhowell, 12-30-2011 07:45 AM
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    06-20-2012 10:52 PM Go to last post
  3. Canon 8-15mm fisheye data

    Does anybody have the numbers on the the Canon 8-15mm fisheye lens? And if not, then what procedures and documenting are recommended in my taking...

    Started by kbellis, 08-04-2011 02:27 AM
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  4. 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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  5. 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
  6. Revised version of the tutorial "How to make a spherical 3D panorama with a single camera and a fisheye lens"

    Hello Forum, In this tutorial I will give some general instructions and explain step by step how to; - shoot the images, - make a left and...

    Started by Wim.Koornneef, 09-27-2010 11:55 AM
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  7. 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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  8. 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
  9. Question NN4 with RD16, Canon t2i (550D), and sigma 8mm fisheye.

    Hi! Does anyone happen to have the NPP value's for the t2i (550D) with the 8mm sigma fisheye? Also, do I need to use a t-adapter with this...

    Started by PanoArchitect, 03-23-2012 01:38 PM
    canon 550d, canon t2i, nodal ninja 4., sigma 8mm
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  10. 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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  11. When locked my NN 180 (old I know, but awesome) moves slightly side to side

    Can anybody help with a way to DIY this little issue? It moves approximately 5mm when in the locked position. This nodal head has shot...

    Started by jaybag74, 04-02-2013 03:07 PM
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    04-04-2013 07:41 PM Go to last post
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. Please Help New to Pano Work - Trouble with Level during rotation

    I posted earlier - looking for input if anyone is using the R10 (getting my feet wet with pano work) and I am having difficulty finding the tripod...

    Started by TGingras, 04-03-2013 08:37 PM
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  20. 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
  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. Small new toy

    Today i get myself a new toy for making vr panoramas: a shorter centre column for my Manfrotto tripod: ...

    Started by Seacat, 02-18-2012 12:31 PM
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    03-13-2012 06:54 AM Go to last post
  25. D800, 16mm fisheye and R1

    G'day all :biggrin:, I am looking to purchase the R1 for my D800/shaved 10.5mm fisheye combo. I would like to know if anyone has any experience...

    Started by Trueview, 11-16-2012 09:38 PM
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    03-08-2013 11:02 AM Go to last post
  26. See the leveler bubble moves during your shots around

    Hi everyone, I've take a video to demonstrate the movement of the bubble. Once again, you only have to level the first shot! So do not be...

    Started by hindenhaag, 04-12-2013 11:34 PM
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  27. 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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  28. Do's and Don'ts for perfect pano's

    I wondered if someone could suggest somewhere I could really learn how to take pano's. I know the basics, manual focus, tripod, overlap, no...

    Started by sanfairyanne, 06-22-2012 06:20 AM
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    07-24-2012 11:24 AM Go to last post
  29. Smile Video: How to use the Nadir Adapter with M1-L

    Hi, Now it is there: How to use the Nadir Adapter http://vimeo.com/65994333 Workflow is the same for Nadir Adapter NN3, NN4, NN5. You...

    Started by hindenhaag, 05-12-2013 08:05 AM
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    08-10-2013 09:12 AM Go to last post
  30. 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

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