Creating 360-Degree Panoramas and Interactive Tours

Creating 360-Degree Panoramas and Interactive Tours

Creating 360-Degree Panoramas and Interactive Tours is an Intermediate level course on Photography, crafted by the author, Ron Pepper. This course is an essential pillar for a person who needs to sharpen his/her Photography expertise. It gives you a strong understanding on Cameras + Gear, HDR, Photography, Lightroom, Photomatix, Cameras + Gear, HDR, Photography, Lightroom and Photomatix.

Free Download - Creating 360-Degree Panoramas and Interactive Tours
Author Ron Pepper
Publish Date 8/17/2016
Skill Intermediate
Duration 5h 45m
Topic Cameras + Gear
Video Tutorials 80
Last Update N/A

Learn how to shoot and develop stunning 360-degree panoramas and interactive virtual tours. Whether you’re shooting real estate or outdoor landscapes, the process starts with great raw images. Ron Pepper and Rich Harrington discuss the gear you need to get good 360-degree shots, including camera, lens, and tripod options, and share tips for shooting both standard and HDR images. Then they demonstrate post-processing techniques that use popular applications like Photoshop, Lightroom, and Photomatix Pro, and dedicated stitching software such as PTGui. Once the images are developed, you’ll discover how to share interactive images and virtual tours online with services such as Roundme and Spinattic or your own web server.

Topics include:

  • Uses for 360-degree images
  • Creating spherical, cylindrical, and cubical projections
  • Shooting 360-degree images with different types of cameras and lenses
  • Choosing a tripod
  • Controlling the camera remotely
  • Positioning the camera on the tripod head
  • Setting up the camera
  • Shooting 360-degree images
  • Using a helicopter or drone
  • Stacking photos
  • Developing panoramic images in Camera Raw and Photoshop
  • Developing spherical panoramic images with Lightroom
  • Processing panoramic images with PTGui and Photomatix
  • Viewing and sharing interactive panoramas

Creating 360-Degree Panoramas and Interactive Tours : Video Lessons

  • Welcome3m 1s
  • What you should know before watching the course1m 55s
  • Exercise files1m 14s
  • Commercial photography3m 44s
  • Personal use2m 30s
  • Source material for professional productions2m 18s
  • Spherical projection2m 55s
  • Cylindrical projection2m 29s
  • Cubical projection2m 51s
  • Resolution considerations3m 58s
  • One-shot cameras7m 29s
  • Fisheye lenses with DSLR cameras6m 1s
  • Standard wide-angle lenses on DSLR or MFT cameras4m 40s
  • Telephoto lenses for gigapixel images5m 8s
  • Choosing a tripod and a leveling head5m 4s
  • Choosing a panoramic tripod head for 360º photography4m 30s
  • Remote control of the camera5m 53s
  • Using a gray card4m 41s
  • Understanding what parallax is and how no-parallax point helps3m 56s
  • Using an L-bracket3m 53s
  • Using a multirow system11m 52s
  • Using a single rail or dedicated on-lens rotator3m 49s
  • Building a stable platform4m 24s
  • Manual exposure1m 8s
  • Hyperfocal for everything in focus2m 39s
  • Evaluating the shot1m 6s
  • Preparing the camera1m 28s
  • Shooting strategies for a 360? panoramic image1m 21s
  • Why shoot HDR panoramas?2m 41s
  • Determining the dynamic range and setting the bracketing method3m 50s
  • Shooting strategies for a 360? HDR panoramic image1m 45s
  • Shooting strategies for a 360? panoramic multirow image3m 53s
  • Getting your camera elevated with a pole1m 25s
  • Using a helicopter or drone5m 54s
  • Going handheld2m 14s
  • Transferring data to a drive5m 44s
  • Creating stacks with Adobe Bridge10m 3s
  • Creating stacks with Adobe Lightroom8m 43s
  • Adding essential metadata5m 26s
  • Developing with Adobe Camera Raw6m 39s
  • Repairing lens distortion in Adobe Camera Raw3m 26s
  • Merging a panorama in Adobe Camera Raw7m 48s
  • Using the Photomerge command1m 52s
  • Determining the layout method for your panorama4m 23s
  • Post-merge cleanup4m 47s
  • Processing RAW files2m 41s
  • Combining bracketed images3m 48s
  • Merging your HDR panoramic images in Lightroom10m 2s
  • Post-merge cleanup in Photoshop, part 15m 6s
  • Post-merge cleanup in Photoshop, part 23m 22s
  • Processing RAW HDR files, part 110m 8s
  • Processing RAW HDR files, part 24m 23s
  • Creating and combining bracketed HDR images in PTGui Pro6m 22s
  • Output options in PTGui Pro2m 18s
  • Batch processing the Images in PTGui, part 16m 47s
  • Batch processing the Images in PTGui, part 26m 18s
  • Combining bracketed panoramas in Photomatix10m 29s
  • Choosing a processing method in Photomatix6m 52s
  • Batch processing the images in Photomatix5m 59s
  • Post-processing9m 8s
  • HDR-then-Stitch workflow9m 25s
  • Convert spherical to cubical, part 15m 34s
  • Convert spherical to cubical, part 27m 31s
  • Viewing on your own computer2m 45s
  • Sharing your panoramas online with Roundme8m 58s
  • Sharing your panoramas online with Spinattic4m 33s
  • Uploading and viewing a virtual tour7m
  • Creating a virtual tour to host on your own server, part 18m 50s
  • Creating a virtual tour to host on your own server, part 27m 55s
  • Goodbye2m 51s

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