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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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    11-06-2012 08:11 AM Go to last post
  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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    10-07-2011 07:34 AM Go to last post
  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. 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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  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. .jpg compression, focus and f stop side by side comparisons

    A friend was asking about the difference between the various .jpg compress settings. As we talked...

    Started by DennisS, 07-08-2012 02:42 PM
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    07-08-2012 02:42 PM Go to last post
  5. 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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    07-07-2012 12:34 PM Go to last post
  6. 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
  7. 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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    06-20-2012 09:53 AM Go to last post
  8. canon 7D camera setting

    Hi Friends, Could any one have knowledge how to setup the Canon 7D as M mood to get best panoramic image as we can? I use the N1 pano head and...

    Started by Hatemghamdi, 03-26-2012 06:54 AM
    canon 7d
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    03-31-2012 02:58 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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    03-25-2012 07:14 AM Go to last post
  10. Exclamation Help offered for NN Users in The Hague NL

    Hi, A time ago I offered help for newbies and experienced NN Users. My offer still stands. It is nice for me to share experiences and...

    Started by hindenhaag, 03-24-2012 12:43 AM
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    03-24-2012 12:43 AM Go to last post
  11. Exclamation How to fit your lens cap for a shaved Nikkor 10.5

    Hi Guys, During a discussion about this theme Tobias, lens shave service in germany, gave the special tip: cable tie with 7,5 millimeter. ...

    Started by hindenhaag, 03-19-2012 09:46 AM
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    03-20-2012 07:39 PM Go to last post
  12. 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
  13. 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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    02-26-2012 07:30 AM Go to last post
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Slow day at the office

    Don't ask "Why?" Think outside the box and ask "Why not?" ...

    Started by DennisS, 01-05-2012 12:43 PM
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    01-06-2012 10:28 AM Go to last post
  17. 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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  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. Cool Palmela 2011 Videos now available

    Hi, If you're interested in watch the Palmela 2011 Conference talks in video, head on to:

    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
  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. 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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    09-23-2011 10:06 AM Go to last post
  24. Introductory video to panorama making and PtGui 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. Tutorial "How to batch process hand held pole panoramas" 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

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