The Voigtlander 10 mm lens does not come with any manufacturer data regarding the position of the entrance pupil. However, being an extreme wide-angle lens the entrance pupil must be very close to the front of the lens. Following the … Continue reading
I have finally sorted and cataloged all the panoramic images I took on my recent trip to Utah and Arizona. There are approximately 170 panoramas, and I have just begun the rendering. On our last day in Arizona, I decided … Continue reading
This article is to support the entrance pupil measuring technique outlined in Measuring the Entrance Pupil. Zeiss provides entrance pupil data for the Loxia 21, 35, 50, and 85 mm lenses- see the Zeiss EP data in Table 1. Zeiss gives … Continue reading
Before continuing and demonstrating the method outlined in my article Measuring the Entrance Pupil, I first need to introduce the calculator I use to determine the entrance pupil position.
Introduction In The Entrance Pupil And Its Importance, it was demonstrated that a requirement for high-quality image stitching was knowing the position of the entrance pupil. How do you find the entrance pupil? An educated guess will sometimes suffice, as the … Continue reading
SAN DIEGO, May 17, 2017 – Sony Electronics, a worldwide leader in digital imaging and the world’s largest image sensor manufacturer, has today announced two new additions to their growing lineup of full-frame E-mount lenses. The new lenses include the … Continue reading
Why is carbon fiber used in photographic equipment, for example, tripods? What is Carbon Fiber? A carbon fiber is a long, thin strand of material about 0.0002-0.0004 in (0.005-0.010 mm) in diameter and composed mostly of carbon atoms. The carbon … Continue reading
We arrived home this morning from our trip to Utah and Arizona. We left Scottsdale, Arizona on the 5:00 am on Thursday, May 11th and pulled into our driveway at 2:19 am the next morning- we were both fresh as daisies.
This calculator is used to determine the number of shots in the horizontal and vertical for a panorama. The user inputs the sensor size, lens focal length, % of frame overlap, horizontal rotation, and the vertical rotation.
In November 2014, I took my newly purchased Sony A7s, Sony A7r, Sony f4 70-200 mm lens, Sony f4 24-70 mm lens, Sony f4 16-35 mm lens, and a Sony f1.8 55 mm lens on my trip to The Big … Continue reading