Cylindrical panoramas covering at least 120 degrees
Challenge has finished
Most lenses use a rectilinear projection that keeps straight lines straight, but the widest rectilinear lenses barely cover 120 degrees and the projection becomes quite unnatural at that angle. In contrast, wide panoramas used to be captured by special cameras that rotated a slit and lens assembly during exposure, yielding a cylindrical projection that bends horizontal lines, but looks reasonably natural covering up to 360 degrees. Now, fisheye images or sets of rectilinear images can be computationally transformed into cylindrical panoramas... and you can enter your best here.
Show full rules
Thursday, 14th October, 2010 (GMT)
Thursday, 21st October, 2010 – Wednesday, 27th October, 2010 (GMT)
Thursday, 28th October, 2010 – Wednesday, 3rd November, 2010 (GMT)
Capture date rules:
Maximum number of entries per user:
Maximum number of entries in challenge:
Cylindrical Panorama created from 10 portrait orientation shots using Adobe Photoshop Elements 8.
|Submitted:||Friday, 22nd October, 2010 15:38 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Saturday, 16th October, 2010|
|Focal length:||40 mm|
|Shutter speed:||1/125 sec|
p previous n next c challenge f full size r retract vote # vote
Most popular cameras
Beginner's GuidesGetting StartedIn-depth testingLatest Camera ReviewsBeyond the studio testsFeature Articles and Videosreal world performanceField Test Videossee how we seeSample GalleriesIn-depth ReviewFujifilm X100FShow CoverageHits and Misses from CP+ 2017Throwback ThursdayClassic Cameras from Days PastWhat's that Noise?Shedding some light on the sources of noise2463FeatureWhat is equivalence?