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best camera for panorama

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by Croatian, Apr 4, 2015.

  1. Croatian

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    I wanted to buy gopro hero 4 black but i didnt like quality of image because i want to make panoramas. What is in your opinion best camera for panorama?
     
  2. b2sl2s

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    This isn't the best panorama but it's created from screen grabs of my first flight with the GoPro 4 Black attached. As you can see the quality is good even from the screen grabs. The right location with the camera set up for stills and it should be great for this use.

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    Aerial, using phantom 2. I want to make something like this www.dubai360.com ofc not with 10 000$ camera but...
     
  5. b2sl2s

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    That's a bit more than a panoramic!
     
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    Everything is a compromise and there is no easy answer.
    Best image will always be from the biggest sensor but flying a big camera comes with its own problems. The best camera for to fly would be on a Phantom which will allow for longer flight time, affordable flying and easy transport.
    Here's a nice panorama done with the P2V+
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  8. b2sl2s

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    If you have a Phantom (as far as I know) the options are limited to the Vision cameras and the GoPros?


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    These guys have a 360 rig it works great I have one can post an example or they have some on their site http://dronexpert.nl/
     
  10. chapsrlz

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    if using a gopro/vision camera you should bet on the software to create the panorama.
    i´ve been using arcosft panorama maker for 5-6 years and i highly recommend it.
    http://www.arcsoft.com/panorama-maker/
     
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    I wouldn't expect the gopro to be a good camera for panorama photos because of the fisheye lens distortion. Even with lens correction, you're really just getting a distortion of a distorted image. Better to start off with less distortion. It would seem to me you would be better off with the Pantom3 with the 90 degree lens which would give less distortion in the individual images and require less un-distortion to create a better panorama.
     
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    I have been seeing this Kodak SP360 camera popping up in a few forums lately and have thought of getting one to mount under the Phantom among other uses.
    http://kodakpixpro.com/Americas/cameras/activeCam/sp360.php

    A little creative cropping of screen shots from GoPro video can get you a reasonable panoramic picture.
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    The Microsoft ICE package looks awesome!