AlexandreJ wrote:Good result, no ?
GURL wrote:I used 3 stacks with Detect links in one stack level option and For a stack detect control points option. Rendering as a 16bit TIFF was fast. Using 16bit format allows fine tuning by using an image post-processor but Autopano Fusion adjustements (Exposure target, Dark enhancement, Light enhancement) and Levels tool (black point, white point, Gamma) should do the job in most cases.
Bracketing | Stacks | Layers | NONE LDR HDR | 8bit 16bit 32bit
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Standard no | no | yes/no | yes/no yes/no no | yes yes no
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Fusion yes | yes/no | yes | yes(1) yes(2) no | yes yes no
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HDR yes | yes/no | yes | yes(1) yes(2) yes | no no yes
klausesser wrote:What is exactly the meaning of "stacks" here?
klausesser wrote:WhatÂ´s the exact function of the new "fusion settings"?
GURL wrote:. . . to avoid the (often deprecated) "HDR look" (that is, haloes along high-contrast boundaries.)
GURL wrote:As no tone-mapping tool is available, Autopano HDR is now as easy as selecting the HDR color mode in the Editor window and the corresponding options in the Render window!
Tone mapping - the hard part, actually - is to be done using an other application like PS or Photomatix. The content of the resulting *.hdr or *.exr file is not printable nor could be displayed on an ordinary computer screen.
klausesser wrote:I guess fusioning should be good enough with sets of 9 or 12 bracketed steps - but thereÂ´s the problem with CPs in very light and very dark exposures . . using a manual head thereÂ´s no positioning file . .
mediavets wrote:And, as I understand it, that's where stacks - a stack is a set of images shot at the same shooting position, typically bracketed exposures - are useful.
You can choose which of the bracketed exposures in a stack is used to detect CPs and then force all the other bracketed images in the stack to use the same positioning.
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