How to shoot 360 photos and how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar create 360 Virtual Tours

This is the best way to create quality panoramic photos how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar everything else will give you substandard quality. There is a lot of post processing involved but once how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar you get the hang of it, its quite easy to do. In this website I’ll talk about how to create 360 panoramas using this how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar combination.

Update as of may 14, 2019: the latest version of the this camera is the ricoh how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar theta Z1. It has better quality image and can do 360 video. Below I talk about the first version, which I personally had experience with. Based on what I’ve seen online the theta has improved a lot.

The ricoh theta is a small device that can fit how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar in your hand. It has two fisheye lenses facing both sides. Beneath the lens is the shutter button. When you take a photo it’s like taking a selfie because you will always be how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar in the shot holding the camera but you can control how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar it remotely using an app.

A lot of one shot cameras have come out in how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar the past few years but this one looks most promising. Its affordable around $399.95. The output is not bad, a little grainy but has little stitching errors. It’s not a professional camera it’s something you’ll use just for fun.

A close competition to the ricoh theta / ricoh theta S is the samsung gear 360. I haven’t tried this one yet but I’ve seen the sample photos and videos and they look how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar very promising. So if you are considering the ricoh theta S, you should have a look at the samsung gear 360 how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar as well. I’ll write a review on this camera once I get how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar my hands on one.

This type of setup is more for taking 360 videos. I’ve tried it and it’s hard to create a 360 photo when you’re moving because of sync issues. You can use a gopro remote to trigger the cameras how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar (up to 50 according to the manual) but there is a few seconds delay meaning they dont how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar all fire at the same time. This delay is bad if you’re taking a 360 photo while in action like riding how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar a roller coaster or driving a car. You can still use if for taking a 360 photo how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar of places and non action shots.

The company I work for purchased a freedom 360 rig how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar and 6 gopro hero blacks. I used it for a street view project (similar to google street view) I did for them. Since there is an issue with the delays when taking how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar photos I had to record video while driving the car how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar and then later extract to stills. This way I am sure that footage is sync, if 1 camera lags behind then I’ll adjust the frames when post processing.

Android jelly bean 4.2 has an app (it’s now bundled with google camera) for taking 360 panoramic photos. It’s called photosphere. To use it you just open the app and point how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar the camera where the blue dots are until you’ve completed a full 360 spin. You can then upload your panoramas to google views so how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar you can share the image to your friends.

The downside to using this is you have to keep how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar the phone rotating in one spot which is hard when how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar doing it hand held. There will be a lot of stitching errors if you how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar move a lot. Taking photos takes trial and error, sometimes you get a good 360 panorama in one take, sometimes you have to try a few times. There are times when the app can’t stitch the whole image.

I created a custom nodal head for my samsung galaxy how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar S3 by dismantling may pano pro rig and combining it how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar with my nodal ninja 3 panoramic head. That’s the image you see on top. Below are the results. I expected a perfect stitch but as you can see how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar there are a lot of stitching errors.

• go pro fusion – I have this but I use it for 360 videos. Like I mentioned when it comes to taking 360 photos how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar I use DSLR. What I love about this camera is you can shoot how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar in 360 and edit later as a normal video and how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar have the ability to pan around, they call the feature overcapture.

• panono – panoramic ball camera – the panono is a one shot 360 camera similar to how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar the theta but the way it works is you toss how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar it in the air and it takes a photo when how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar it is on the highest peak. The idea is great but for a device with so how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar many lenses, the quality is not that impressive.

• matterport – this one is amazing! It takes a 360 of the room and then creates how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar 3D models. Using the player you can switch from floor plan, dollhouse, to 360 view. I don’t fully understand their pricing structure but it seems you how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar have to buy the device ($4500) and also subscribe to a plan for the processing of how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar the shots. I’m not sure if you can do the processing on how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar your own.

The second part is the rapid connect adpater , I use it to connect my camera to the nodal how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar head. The nodal ninja 3 has this plate which you screw how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar to your camera using a coin. So instead of screwing your camera directly to this, you screw it to the rapid connect adapter. But before you can mount your camera to this you how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar have to have another quick release plate on the camera how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar this time (see #7 below). When you have all this setup it’s easy to remove and mount your camera.

Nadir minimizer – I just invented that term. Nadir refers to the bottom shot (floor) of your panorama. This is a custom built metal rod. I had it made because the ballhead appears too much how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar in the nadir shot and I have to photoshop it how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar out of the image everytime. To lessen my post processing I put this extension which how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar makes the nadir smaller. I’ll explain all this later on. You don’t need this you can just directly connect your panoramic how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar head to the ballhead. This is optional, you can connect the ballhead with the quick release (#2) plate directly to the nodal head (#5).

Canon 600D with sigma 8mm fisheye lens – why canon? Why 600d? When I started out I didn’t have a camera and my brother had a canon how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar 350d, so I just bought a fish eye lens for that how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar body and all I could get my hands on was how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar a sigma 8mm f3.5. When it was time to buy my own camera I how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar got a canon 450d, and then later on I needed a spare camera so how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar I bought a 600d which became my main camera. For the longest time I wanted to upgrade and get how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar a canon 5d mark 2 with canon 8-15mm lens, I heard this was the best lens camera combination for how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar shooting panoramas but this was too expensive. Then one time I saw the work of this guy how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar and I was blown away by the quality. When I asked him what equipment he used he said how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar canon 450d + sigma 8mm which was exactly the same as what I how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar was using. I realized there was no problem with my gear, I just needed to improve my post processing techniques.

The only problem I had with the nodal ninja 3 how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar is it’s hard to do an up shot because it’s too small for my camera and I have to how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar push it in but other than that nodal ninja 3 how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar is a very good nodal head. It has been with me since 2009 and I haven’t had any problems with it.

If you’re adding rapid connect adpater like I did, then you’ll have to adjust the "A" settings. Right now its 53, so add the width of rapid connect adpater and that how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar should be your new "A" setting. I didn’t actually measure it I just used the max setting how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar as seen on the photo below.

Before I used the canon remote switch RS-60 E3, the problem with it is the cable is short and how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar there are cases where you really need to hide because how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar you will be in the scene like a room full how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar of mirrors. With a wireless shutter you can hide inside a room how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar and trigger the camera from there.

This is what I use now and I like it how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar better than the phottix cleon, its a yongnuo wireless flash trigger. It’s a flash trigger but can be used as a how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar remote shutter trigger as well. Using the provided cable just connect one to the camera how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar and then on both devices change the settings to TRX how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar (there’s TX, TRX, and OFF) when you press the shutter on one device it activates how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar the other. Just don’t forget to bring it back to OFF when you’re not gonna use it otherwise it will drain the how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar battery.

Manfrotto 200PLARCH-38 architectural anti-twist quick release plate with 3/8" screw – this is the partner of the rapid connect adpater I how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar showed above. Basically it’s a quick release plate with L shaped thing at how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar the end to prevent the camera from twisting.

Next, check if my lens is set to manual focus and how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar see if the focus ring is set to it’s sharpest position for F8.0 apperture. This will not be the case with other camera lens how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar combination. You will have to find the sharpest focal point of how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar your camera by doing trial and error. For me, this is the best setting.

Settings are : set ISO to 100, aperture at F8.0, white balance – depends on the scene but I usually shoot at auto how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar and just adjust during post processing stage. Image format to JPG large. To make this tutorial easy I’m using jpeg but normally I use raw (I’ll teach this in advanced lessons).

To take an entire scene I shoot 6 shots around how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar at 0, 60, 120, 180, 240, 300 degrees. The 7th camera position above is optional and I only how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar do this when there is a pattern on the ceiling. For example you were shooting the sistine chapel where there’s a painting on the dome ceiling, you’ll need

Below are the results. These are the stitched images, no post processing yet like sharpening, removal of the tripod / tripod shadow. You will see that there are black holes on the how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar top shot and the down shot. These are the ones you will edit out.

For stitching I use ptgui. You can download a trial version if you just want how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar to try it out. If you don’t want to buy ptgui you can try hugin. Hugin is an open source panorama stitcher, meaning its free. I haven’t tried it myself but I heard a lot of how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar good things about it. In this tutorial I am using ptgui.

When it finishes the panorama editor screen will appear. In this screen you can center the panorama, fix vertical alignments, etc. You can already close this window but if you want how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar to see an interactive 360 version click the magnifying glass how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar icon.

The original window didn’t disappear when the panorama editor appeared it was in how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar a separate window, same as the detail viewer. By closing the other windows you’ll just return to the main screen. This time the create panorama button is now enabled and how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar a handful of new tabs also appeared. Clicking on the button or on the tab will take how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar you to the same screen.

When it’s finished a new file will appear in the folder how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar where your images are. This file is called an equirectangular image, it has a 2:1 aspect ratio. Looking at it using a image viewer wont make much how to get rid of ants in the house vinegar sense since the top and bottom sections are distorted.

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