360-degree Video Panorama – Art Gallery of Alberta Project – 3 of 3

Posted by ryanjackson on Feb 1, 2010 in 360 Panoramas, DIY, training, video |


360-moc1 Watch a time lapse in 360-degree Video ….that’s right…a 360-degree video panorama! Click on the image to the left.

Watch a time lapse of the Murder of Crows sound exhibit being set up at the Art Gallery of Alberta. 98 speakers are set up over a two week period. Time progresses all around you as you click and move your mouse to look all around.Video by Ryan Jackson /Edmonton Journal.

To build make this 360-video I had to build a special rig with three cameras. I used this before for my Indy Panoramas back in the summer. The rig consists of three old Canon 1D d-SLRs with three Peleng 8mm fisheye lenses in a 120-degree offset pattern. The three cameras are wired together to be triggered by an intervalometer. The rig is super heavy and annoying because triple cameras means triple the things to go wrong. If the shutter speed or focus or anything is wrong on one off the cameras then the whole panorama is ruined.

The 1D cameras can only handle 2GB Compact Flash cards which is around 2000 images. I set the intervalometer to trigger the cameras every two minutes which meant I had to change the cards every two days. In total nearly 30,000 images were taken (10,000 per camera).

For post-processing the images, I used Photo Mechanic to organize the images by time taken. I had set the clocks on the cameras to be 1-second apart so when Photo Mechanic sorted the images by time taken, they would go 1st camera, 2nd camera, 3rd, camera, etc.
I then renamed all the images so the files went 0001, 0002, 0003, etc.

I use PTgui to stitch all my panoramas together. It has a great batch process where you can setup a template for your first panorama and then it will auto stitch the rest of the panoramas in file order. This meant that (0001, 0002, 0003)–>Panorama1.jpg , (0004, 0005, 0006)–>Panorama2.jpg

Needless to say this took HOURS and HOURS to process but I just let my laptop chug away overnight for three nights until I had a folder filled with thousands of stitched panoramas.

I then looked through that folder of panos with Photo Mechanic and removed all the boring images where nothing is moving or being installed (ie. at night time, during lunch break, days off, etc).

I then took the folder of usable panorama images and put them into a video using Quicktime Pro’s “open image sequence.”

I set the frame rate to 12fps so that 1606 images would become a 2-min:13-second video.

I then told Quicktime Pro to export the video and I used the Adobe Flash Video Encoder Plug-in to export the video as an .flv Flash video file using On2 compression, 2000×1000 resolution, 12fps, 1200kB/s bitrate. This made about a 20MB video file.

I purchased the panorama player krpano which supports video. I only had to alter a little bit of the .xml code to add a full-screen button and a play/pause/stop button. I plunked the krpano files on a server and embedded it in an iframe in a story page.

The whole project was pretty cool. I hope to use this camera more in the future but as you can see, it is A LOT of work. There are other, far easier methods of doing 360-video but you have to buy expensive cameras and lenses. For this setup I only had to buy a couple more 8mm lenses and use The Journal’s old 1D’s. My rig only shoots stills and you have to make them into a video… for real video check out CNN’s 360-degree video from Haiti. Pretty crazy!

Here are the images of my DIY 360-degree video panorama camera.


Tags: , , , , , ,


Leif Nygaard Eilertsen
Feb 14, 2010 at 1:15 am

This is brilliant. I have been looking for months for info on how to do exactly, what you have accomplished. Would you be willing to share some detailed technical information? This seems to be the way to do faster (action) 360 panorama photos

Feb 26, 2010 at 11:52 am

Appreciate it! Still another exceptional entry, that’s why My spouse and I come back for a web site frequently.


replica watches
May 19, 2010 at 12:22 pm

hey!find replica watches click hereFlying Tourbillon replica watches rolex cartier wholesale swiss tag heuer and breitling watches The most distinctive part of this Cartier model is the Flying Tourbillon itself fake romain jerome Do you know what the tourbillon is fake hermes fake parmigiani cartier A Tourbillon is a horological creation discovered in 1795 by Abraham-Louis Breguet fake tag heuer fake corum fake zenith fake vacheron constantin fake bvlgari the French watchmaker fake vacheron constantin replica ferrari watch A tourbillon is an instrument that neutralizes the effects of gravity It works due to fascinating idea – to place the escapement and balance wheel inside a rotating frame Ballon Bleu is featured in a variation of the original tourbillon named as Flying Tourbillon fake chopard watches It was designed by Alfred Helwig C well known watchmaker fake rado breitling watches

fake watches for sale
May 26, 2010 at 10:38 am

armani watches piaget watches bell&ross watches quite a lot of people there still are some people who hold a conservative attitude to buy No matter what its a choice since different people hold different personal ideas gucci watches burberry watches rolex watches No matter in which working field there is surely someone behind a company who plays an important role as the driving force of the company and whose values shape significantly a brand policy The person behind BVLGARI is Sotirio Bulgari Having come from Greece to seek his fortune in Italy the jeweller established the company which has developed into a multinational luxury brand with a large sum of product lines such as handbags titoni watches fragrances watches armani watches accessories beritling hotels and replica watchesTo celebrate its 125th anniversary BVLGARI released a watch devoted to the founder of the Bvlgari Empire C the Bvlgari Sotirio Quantieme Annuel To create this model romain jerome watches movado watches rolex watches rolex watches cartier patek philippe watches the watchmakers of the brand took a more contemporary approach to the classic style

cartier watch
May 27, 2010 at 5:54 am

cheap watches cheap watches olympic collection watches jubilee gents watches jubilee gents watches displacement caused by changes in air pressure gmt master ii watches these pilots watches can also feature different time zone displays and seven day power reserve when fully wound the watchess craftsmanship and quality is reflected in their price the watches can cost into the tens of thousands of dollars museum watches however constellation watches there is a way for you to get the look and feel of an iwc watch without paying the high cost by purchasing replica watches watch enthusiasts agree that a person should never have just one watch omegamania watches replica watches omegamania watches replica watches allow you to buy several watches while still only paying a fraction of the original price furthermore for certain styles such as the grande complication iwc limits the number of watches produced per year slr watches classic watches tortue watches the limited production makes these watches difficult to get and increases their cost however gmt master ii watches there is no production limits on replicas air wolf watches making them an easy and price friendly choice these days only the most discerning of eyes would be able to detect that youre wearing an iwc replica watch the iwc group offers the high quality replica wic watches at a reasonable price also

replicas watches
May 30, 2010 at 8:36 pm

fake alain silberstein fake tag heuer watches hey!find replica watches click here breitling watches fake audemars piguet fake rado watches fake glashutte famous replica watches making company Richard Mille stirred a deep impression for the whole watch making industry watches The design is crafted with the continued application of ever-more technically improved modern construction materials The materials in question C orthorhombic titanium aluminides C a group of alloys originally the subject of research by NASA for employment in construction of the wings of supersonic aircraft are surely exciting enough to inspire design replica watches rolex cartier wholesale swiss tag heuer and breitling watches and technical possibilities at Richard Mille fake ulysse nardin fake vacheron constantin fake seiko gucci watches Richard Mille RM 022 Tourbillon fake tissot watches tag heuer fake cartier watches fake vacheron constantin watches replica watches

buy cheap replica watches
May 31, 2010 at 7:24 am

titoni the same quality and style as authentic swiss watches the quality of the replica watches wearing replica watches is a popular fashion trend for both men and women replica watches are imitations of very high-priced watches there are much duplication around the world especially for the over priced brand name watches link rolex which have been copied with reasonable price and high quality someone would like to say it is almost like the real one frankly you will not be able to tell the fake from the origin one alain silberstein watches patek philippe iwc watches basically a replica rolex is an identical copy of the real rolex watch the key point is it will save much money swiss rolex watches ferrari watches franck muller does replicas really save money bell ross watches citizen i spend a reasonable to get a replica watch of course i want to make sure the quality worth that money occasionally you would buy accessories cartier omega panerai tissot watches graham spending thousands of dollars in a watch which you may not wear very often is a waste of your money fake watches lv watches if
you need to feed your family again this will be a total waste of money there are many people who are fascinated by rolex watches but their pocket does not allow them to spend

invicta watches
Jun 2, 2010 at 7:48 am

cheap watches good-looking features like that of a real rolex olympic collection watches deville watches sea master watches a replica watch does not say that it is of poor quality but it is one great option for those people who check on factors like affordability and durability olympic collection watches prince watches rolex replica though offers a shorter life unlike the real rolex watches it does cater to the affordability factor jubilee datejust ladies watches constellation watches which is a cause of worry for many if the car you are driving has cost you as much as a rolex watches does classic watches tortue watches sea master watches you will definitely not pay that amount to buy an authentic watch but you will love to wear a fake rolex watch instead omegamania watches one can save a substantial amount by going for rolex replica and you can use the money saved on a vacation or payment of a new vehicle original replica watches are so expensive that you may not want to buy it just to improve your style tank americaine watches omegamania watches jubilee datejust ladies watches the grades play an important part in distinguishing different rolex replicas watches and getting acquainted with their related prices avenger watches we prefer buying a fake rolex watches instead of the real thing for price really matters an imitation rolex comes with an acceptable price tag while the genuine watch is far too expensive for most

replica watches
Jun 2, 2010 at 6:50 pm

love i am sure rolex is your first choice and you can go to the rolexwebsite to search for futher information and price list for the rolex watch at this site you can choose the one you like best and i believe that you will be satisfied in your seaching tag heuer watches welcome to watchessell fake fendi watches com to search the thing as you wish fake versace watches fake montblanc watches Replica panerai watches fake titoni watches (replica watches chronoswiss fake tag heuer which has been around for just over twenty years Replica hublot watches has already influenced on today`s watch industry Replica breguet watches replica maurice lacroix watches mr langs watches chronoswiss watches with their stylistically confident and inimitable charm give us the distinct feeling that chronoswiss has been around forever today chronoswiss has a rather complete line of classically-styled watches there are chronographs chronometers and even sport chronoswiss watch replica omega watches chronoswiss watches are among the most original inventive and unconventional timepieces available today replica glashutte watches the chronoswiss company caters to the watch enthusiast market Replica rado watches shipping about 6000 watches per year out of their final assembly point in munich Replica audemars piguet watches the company is very open about its practices and has self-produced an excellent video the fake calvin klein watches Replica piaget watches

Jun 2, 2010 at 7:43 pm

watches on replica pimp has become a craze with people because it satisfies all these requirements tag heuer watches and also when you look for a replica watch you will want it to be steadfast in its performance like that of the original one Replica a lange watches fake longines watches which is undoubtedly found in a replica rolex watch Replica lv watches the replica rolex watches already have many an exotic designs wow gold features similar to the ones found on the original Replica bell&ross watches as we all know that the replica rolex submariner Replica cartier watches fake burberry watches Replica graham watches Replica piaget watches daytona Replica franck muller watches seamaster speedmaster replica omega replica cartier watches Replica ulysse nardin watches yachtmaster and the gmt master ii collections are designed to satisfy the sportsman aviator and travellers Replica piaget watches just imagine the huge sturdy body on your gucci bag when you sport one of these replica watches! this is the symbolization of people`s class and style but the users of car care need to perform continual maintenances to guarantee tiffany necklace in correct shape and function well over a period fake citizen watches fake oris watches like each products the rolex watches are also troubled by the regular wear and tear and they need occasional lubrication of delicate parts the company car wash the users to get their watches serviced at a

omega watch
Jun 3, 2010 at 10:28 am

gmt master ii watches low tolerances making deviation The Radar watch uses the stard 46mm replica watches rolex cartier wholesale swiss tag heuer sea master watches breitling watches wide PVD black steel Bell Ross BR01 case sea master watches tortue watches rolex watch golf watch watches It comes together with a rubber strap is 100 meters watch resistant Surely an acquired taste while with a limited edition of just 100 pieces constellation watches I think Bell Ross will find enough clients Presently gmt master ii watches the watch is still unavailable tortue watches If you are interested in this charming model ballon blue watches speed master watches jubilee gents watches just looking ward to the presentation of it in st jubilee gents watches es this summer General In the watch market there are a wide range of watches that are designed speed master watches jubilee gents watches olympic collection watches

paint sprayer
Jun 5, 2010 at 4:28 am

We should be meticulous and particular in all the par‘nesis we give. We should be signally painstaking in giving information that we would not dream up of following ourselves. Most of all, we ought to refrain from giving counsel which we don’t tag along when it damages those who woo assume us at our word.

fake watch
Jun 5, 2010 at 7:24 pm

by the men replica movado watches who tried on several expensive timepieces before seeing one which was particularly popular with them replica a lange watches the daily record revealed a ?0?51 replica rolex 150 rado watch was tried on by a man with distinctive gold teeth though he did not return it lv replica replica graham watches replica montblanc watches replica lv watches replica cartier watches cartier replica instead swapping the real one for a fake – something which staff failed to notice for a couple of hours after the thief made his way out of the shop it is hoped the mans dental implants will be instrumental in tracking both he and the watch down in the next few days glashutte replica recently replica calvin klein watches titoni replica replica ferrari watches orlando bloom was relieved of much of his classic watch collection against his will with robbers breaking into his la home this month to take some rare timepieces dealers across the world are cooperated with the police to notify of the watches which are stolen in hope that the lawbreakers will be traced and get a matching punishment panerai replica at watchessellcom we specialize in top quality replica watches swiss engineering precision crafted timepieces are perfect gifts these products are not cheap imitations they are genuine replicas of the real products replica tag watches for sale replica versace watches wearing these

Filmy Erotyczne
Jun 13, 2010 at 6:39 am

Swietne filmy erotyczne za darmo ktore do granic mozliwosci Cie beda podniecac i chetnie przy nich bedziesz walil sobie konia. Ostre pornograficzne filmy one bardzo mocno Cie beda podniecac i chetnie przy nich bedziesz sie onanizowal. Zajebiste erotyczne filmy one bardzo mocno Cie ponieca i chetnie przy nich bedziesz sie masturbowal.

Filmy Erotyczne
Jun 13, 2010 at 9:42 am

Swietne erotyczne filmy one mocno Twojego penisa ponieca i z rozkosza przy tych filmach bedziesz sie onanizowal. Zajebiste filmy seksualne ktore bardzo Twego kutasa ponieca i z rozkosza przy tych filmach bedziesz marszyl freda. Ostre porno filmy one mocno Twego kutasa ponieca i bedziesz podczas oslgadania sie masturbowal.

tag heuer watch
Jun 29, 2010 at 12:41 pm

“Michael Kors was one of our top requested retailers from our customers” said Melissa Eigen Danbury Fair’s marketing managerThe high-end fashion label includes dresses tops jeans Replica louis vuitton handbags skirts and swimwear Replica Handbags fake lv men wallets as well as handbags shoes designer gucci handbags watches and fragrance lv wallets louis vuitton men wallets

guess watches
Jun 29, 2010 at 4:23 pm

designer handbags well-known for its range of watches replica handbags has created the ultimate outdoor gift according to a new report henry miller of the statesman journal explained the strange approach adopted by the wenger giant knife which looks like a normal swiss offering from the side however with the benefit of perspective Louis Vuitton replica handbags it suddenly becomes eight and three-quarter inches long and weighs a whopping two pounds Louis Vuitton Handbags this is likely due to the fact that wenger has fitted the portable knife with no less than 87 separate implements which offer up to 141 functions mr miller continues Louis Vuitton Louis Vuitton Handbags aside from the de riguer standards of the usual swiss army knife including the blade scissors and can opener the tool also has a shoe spike wrench for golfers Louis Vuitton a hook disgorger for fishermen and a 12/20 gauge choke-tube tool for hunting enthusiasts in a trademark impartial move the swiss government announced in 1908 that it would buy half of its swiss army knives from wenger and the other half from victorinox – a rival it acquired in 2005 Louis Vuitton the wenger company know become widely known in the world both in the military field and the fashion field it now becomes a wide range company Louis Vuitton Handbags

wedding lingere
Jul 30, 2013 at 11:06 am

Have you ever considered writing an ebook or guest authoring on
other sites? I have a blog centered on the same topics you
discuss and would really like to have you share some stories/information.

I know my subscribers would appreciate your work. If you are even remotely interested,
feel free to send me an e mail.

I Want To Lose 10 Pounds In A Month
Aug 8, 2013 at 12:26 pm

Fastidious answer back in return of this difficulty with firm arguments and telling everything concerning that.




Copyright © 2024 Ryan Jackson Photography All rights reserved. Theme by Laptop Geek.