This tutorial covers most of the methods and software I use for
the creation of
Ben's Virtual Victoria and other panoramas. There are many ways to
achieve the same result and each person has heir own preferences for the
way they work. These are mine, although many of the ideas have also
been passed on by others so I can't take sole credit for them.
To keep up to
date with tips and suggestions I'd thoroughly recommend you subscribe
to the Immersive
Imaging mailing list. I've split the tutorial up into separate
sections partly because it was getting so big, and partly because not
everyone needs the entire tutorial. Such is the nature of the software
that there are many uses other than the panoramas you see on my website.
I've made the tutorial a lot bigger than my first one, to include
other aspects of panoramic photography that don't always get considered.
Hopefully it should answer most of the questions that I receive, so if you
ask me something and I reply with "RTFM" then the answer's in
here somewhere. ;-)
I don't expect to keep this tutorial completely up to date with the
latest versions, not will it be comprehensive. I don't have the time
or resources to do that and there have already been about 4 version
changes just while writing this. Much of the information will
hopefully explain the main principles in such a way that they will still
be relevant to future versions to a large extent.
Other contributors to this tutorial (by way of helping me come to
terms with the technical stuff and bouncing ideas around) include: