HDR 360 Panorama Photography
Size: 1.1.68GB | Duration: 1h 31m | Video: AVC (.mp4) 1920x1080 30fps | Audio: AAC 44.1KHz 1ch
Genre: eLearning | Level: Intermediate | Language: English
Learn the workflow to photograph and process High Dynamic Range 360 Panoramic photos suitable for Visual Effects.
This course will teach you how to shoot and stitch HDR panoramic photos that are suitable for IBL lighting in 3D software. Parts of the workflow can be skipped such as dropping the HDR aspect to simply create stunning panos. The terminology used here is basic photography concepts and a minimum of Visual Effects ideas. The course is broken into 3 main sections, including Overview and Preparation, Shooting the Panorama, and Processing your photos. Included materials will be the clearest possible roadmap on how to shoot and process all of your photos. Also there will be introductions to alternative free and shareware software that one can use to achieve the same result without any additional purchasing. Depending on the level of the student this course could take from 2 to 4 weeks. The reason it could take longer is because it takes time to get outside and shoot lots of photos, and there will be a learning curve the first couple of times as the student gets familiar with the process that fits his or her camera equipment. Any visual effects TD who wants to take their skill and knowledge to the next level will surely advance professionally by learning how to shoot and process high dynamic range panos. Also any experienced photographer can add a completely new and striking type of image capture to their portfolio with always stunning panoramic photography.