HansKeesom wrote:Around newyear I was close to buyinng the MK machine. It would allow me to use my nodal ninja 5 which would also allow for the use of my nodal ninja nadir adapter. For I while I considered this a nice combination which would allow me to to a round of shots automaticly plus allowing me to do the nadir. But then I realised that an investments of over a 1000 euro was not gonna bring me that much benifit compared to shooting manually.
What I wonder is how you justified for yourself investing 4000 ad for this device, i mean you could have bought a very nice camera plus lenses. Does this machine save you so much time, energy? Are you planning to make gigapans?
HansKeesom wrote:Hi Klaus,
I have no problem investing lots of euro's but of each investment it has to be clear what it is gonna bring. Spending thousands of euros to automate something that isnt much work manually (indoor panorama).... I don't get it , but feel free to explain. And with explain i mean something else then calling people amateur or professional :-)
HansKeesom wrote:And with explain i mean something else then calling people amateur or professional :-)
klausesser wrote:I usually donÂ´t call people amateurs or professionals
leifs wrote:That sets me back 2-4000 euros, and I can afford it, even as an amateur.
klausesser wrote:leifs wrote:That sets me back 2-4000 euros, and I can afford it, even as an amateur.
And i guess you - and your wife and daddy - donÂ´t feel a need to laugh publicly about other peopleÂ´s products without knowing it in detail . . right? :cool:
leifs wrote:. . if someone ends up with a Lego-head that's ok with me, I won't laugh.
leifs wrote:people have different needs which results in different choices. if someone ends up with a Lego-head that's ok with me, I won't laugh.
Destiny wrote:Oh and BTW.. WIth the VR Drive II.. having the control 'built in' is not an issue and you do not need 20m + cable since it has a 'remote' .. I forgot to tell you were bought that option too.. Just in case we put it in a position where we need it... It works well.. from one end of the house to the other...
Destiny wrote:. . . what a wast of an Armani dress.. oh man....!!..
tived wrote:what did I miss ?
tived wrote:remote controlable
tived wrote:stable and strong
obviously be able to communicate with the stitcher software and make this task as easy as possible
what did I miss ?
Now with this list in mind, in which direction do I look for such a device? and is there alternatives to this?
Again: you really take advantages from a programmable head only for doing hires. For doing spheres using a fisheye iÂ´d take a manual head.
gkaefer wrote:any maybe its also preferable to use motorized head with fisheyes if using focus stacking, bracketing, timelapse projects etc.
a a gruntpuddock wrote:Building your own kit takes a bit longer, but you have complete control and can change things if they do not work the way you want. You can also repair it yourself, unlike a factory-built unit.
And it is MUCH cheaper. EOR (end of rant).
Update, forgot to say the if you are looking for a 2-camera setup then it would probably look something like this - http://i1158.photobucket.com/albums/p616/AAGruntpuddock/WoodyStereom.jpg
tived wrote:what did I miss ?
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