In 2012 the German Unity Day has been celebrated in Munich. The celebrations include a showcase of the German federated states (Bundesländer) and also other institutions like the parties of the Bavarian parliament. In the courtyard of the Bavarian Ministry of the Interior was an exhibition showing the many tasks of the ministry.
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Camera Maker: SONY Camera Model: NEX-5 Exposure Time (sec): 1/160 F-Number: 7.1 Focal Length (mm): 7.5 Lens: Walimex 7.5mm/F3.5 ISO: 200
I try to answer the question whether it is possible to stitch a spherical panorama from sweep panoramas made with the Sony NEX-5 camera. The short answer is NO. I present some insights I got when I tried to make such a panorama.
This panorama shows Bad Hindelang from the mountain station of the Imberger Horn cable car.
First experiments with MICE
to stitch a cylindrical panorama from video footage
This panorama is the result of 26 stitched images made with the Sony NEX-5 and the 16mm pancake lens. It is a test to be compared with the experiment I described in my last two posts.
This panorama has been made from inside the head of Bavaria. Bavaria is a hollow bronze statue that can be ascended in the inside.
Due to the increasing distribution of cell phones most people don't need telephone booths any more. Being a common mean of communication just 30 years ago, nowadays the telephone booths are mostly waiting to be used..
Kipon manufactures an adapter which enables you to mount any lens with a Nikon F-mount to your Sony NEX camera
The Novoflex NEX/NIK adapter makes it possible to mount Nikon lenses on the Sony NEX camera line.
Heading for Planes and Trains
Spherical pano combined from sweep panoramas
Bad Hindelang Panorama Shadow Self Portrait
Cylindrical Panorama from a Video Source
Comparing Sony LA-EA2 and Sony LA-EA4
Multirow Spherical Panorama made with the Sony NEX-5
Oktoberfest like Bavaria sees it
Inside a Forgotten Telephone Booth
Tilt experiments with Kipon Tilt adapter for Nikon
Nikon Nikkor 20mm f/2.8 AI-s and Novoflex NEX/NIK