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Using Hugin part 4: mosaic images

“What is a mosaic image?” people typically ask when I use the term. I explained it before, so I’ll just c&p: Mosaic images A mosaic is created by stitching (planar) photos together where each picture is taken from a different … Continue reading

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Using Hugin part 3: aligning and cropping only (medium difficulty)

Sometimes, you want to align photos, and remove barrel distortion maybe, but you do not want to stitch them. I detailed one example before, aligning photos for HDR. Typically, this does not work too well in graphics programs if you … Continue reading

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Using Hugin part 2: medium

Last time, I told you how to use the fully-automatic mode of hugin, and how to make a few minor corrections to improve results. Today, we will look at more complex panoramas, and some more manual work in the program. … Continue reading

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Using Hugin part 1: easy!

I’ve previously described how I use the panorama stitching program hugin – in my opinion the best program out there. It is free, it can be extremely easy to use, and it gives you the opportunity to do every step … Continue reading

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Aligning photos for HDR in hugin

When I tried creating HDR images from some of the photos I took during field work I found that the automatic alignment didn’t work very well. That’s mostly caused by me shooting the photos hand-held, as no tripod or other … Continue reading

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Zion National Park part 3: critters and more

This post will be the last on my visit to Zion National Park, and has miscellaneous photos of the rocks and landscape, plus all the animals that I haven’t shown before. Let’s start with a panorama of the small side … Continue reading

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Palaeontology of SW Germany 3.1.8: a whopper of a fossil

Welcome to 2013 on dinosaurpalaeo! I’ll start the year with one whopper of a fossil from the Urweltmuseum Hauff. A Seirocrinus subangularis colony (great NHM page on the genus here), just your old sessile, filter-feeding crinoids, a long-stemmed variant that … Continue reading

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Panorama stitching – automated or manual?

There’s a very nice guy named Steve Cohen volunteering at the AMNH as a fossil explainer. Steve stumbled across this blog and offered to take some pictures of AMNH stuff for me. Obviously, I said ‘no thanks’…. . . . … Continue reading

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Theropod Thursday 49: Zoo Berlin’s Africa part 1

Dieser Beitrag auf Deutsch. Do I have a nice collections of extant theropods for you this Thursday! I’ll simply cover the new bird house of Zoo Berlin’s Africa part, minus the walk-through aviary that is worth a post of its … Continue reading

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EAVP 2012 part 2: more of Teruel

Today, Matteo and I spent some time exploring Teruel. Yesterday, I’d not taken my camera with me when we went to have dinner with colleagues, and regretted leaving it at the apartment pretty soon. The evening light was quite beautiful. … Continue reading

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How to…….. 2.2: Panorama images 2

Taking pictures – the right way What can you do to improve your chances for a good match? Before we delve into the many little things to keep in mind, let’s get one big thing out of the way. What … Continue reading

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How to…….. 2.1: Panorama images 1

I’ve been fooling around with panorama images for a while now. There’s simply too many things in the world that do not fit well on a standard photograph. The front of a palace, a ship, a bridge, cliffs – many … Continue reading

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