Freitag, 6. Juni 2014

Back in 2014

It has been a while since my last post here. More than 2 years and a move from one continent to another (now back in Europe) in between.
Panorama Photography is getting bigger and more main stream than ever before, though I need to say the number of high quality and pleasing panoramas still is a small percentage only.
The stitching software around is getting matter and progressing, the underlying concept of course wont change, take individual images and stitch them to a large wide panorama or virtual panorama.
If you look at, it still list about 30 software packages for various platforms. For me these remain relevant as I still use them:
Amazing are the changes on the hardware sector, we are moving from cameras that could somewhat assemble images to a panorama or sweep a panorama, from panorama heads and robot heads to mobile phones with panorama apps to dedicated panorama devices.  What previously was done by bulky and expensive devices can now be done by a gadget that finds in your hand (thoug at a lower quality one might comment).
Amazing too, many of them are crowdfunded: