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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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    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. 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
  2. Level using Leveler II

    Hi all, I am wondering if I did this wrongly, so I am hoping to get some answer my doubt. I am using EZ leveler II with a NN4. I first set up...

    Started by pboong, 03-29-2013 07:05 AM
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    04-03-2013 02:29 AM Go to last post
  3. R10 going off level during rotation

    Hi - I am fairly new to this product and new to this group. I could not find a previous thread - excuse me if this has been covered. When using...

    Started by TGingras, 04-01-2013 09:29 AM
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    04-01-2013 11:35 AM Go to last post
  4. 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
  5. Tripod selection

    I'm in the market for a new tripod and I'm trying to find something with a small footprint to minimize the amount of post processing I need to do for...

    Started by markmc90, 03-01-2013 06:02 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    03-04-2013 06:18 AM Go to last post
  6. 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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    02-28-2013 02:41 AM Go to last post
  7. 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
  8. Talking Mating Really Right Stuff And Nodal Ninja Panoramic Gear

    Hi, I recently added the excellent RD16 to my existing RRS pano kit and thought a blog post about it would be worthwhile. ...

    Started by thinkstopthink, 01-17-2013 08:47 PM
    nodal ninja, pano head, rd16, really right stuff, rotator
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    01-18-2013 01:39 AM Go to last post
  9. 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
  10. 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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    12-01-2012 09:32 PM Go to last post
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. .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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  14. 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
  15. 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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  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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

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