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Stacks do not align even when checking "Use hard links"

by mattp » Sun Jun 03, 2018 8:14 am

I am trying to render three exposure bracketed stacks for manual blending in Photoshop. They were shot on a tripod, so each set of three exposures is perfectly aligned. Each stack stitches fine by itself, but when I render the three stacks, the stitching is off slightly between the three layers. The preview in Autopano Giga looks fine, however. Under Detection Settings, I checked "Use hard links", which I thought was supposed to fix this issue. How can I get three perfectly aligned bracketed panoramas?

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Re: Stacks do not align even when checking "Use hard links"

by olivierbo » Mon Jun 04, 2018 10:09 am

Hello,

Can you add some screenshots of the problem and/or share or send your footage? Did you apply any blending?

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Re: Stacks do not align even when checking "Use hard links"

by mattp » Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:28 pm

I am attaching a few screenshots to help illustrate my problem:

1a, 1b, 1c) Detail of mid, dark, and light pano merge in Autopano Giga before rendering (these align perfectly)

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1b.jpg

1c.jpg


2a, 2b, 2c) Detail of mid, dark, and light layers in exported PSD (these do not align perfectly)

2a.jpg

2b.jpg

2c.jpg


It might be necessary to open these screenshots as layers in Photoshop so you can see how they do not align.

I am not trying to do an HDR blend from Autopano Giga. I just want the mid, dark, and light layers in a PSD so I can manually blend the different exposures in Photoshop.

Thanks for your help.


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