Panoramic Photography training : Cylindrical and Spherical projections

Use of Different Geometric Projections The trainer explains the use of panoramic editor for geometric projections in this training session. You will see that in Autopano Giga 2.5 geometric projection are in the icon toolbar on the left. You will go through the four available geometric projections in this new version, Rectilinear, Mercator, Cylindrical and Spherical. The trainer uses these geometric projections one by one to demonstrate their effects on the panorama. You will learn that for specific lenses, how these projections can make a difference. The trainer toggles between the history buttons to give you a clear picture of the effects the pictures have.

Panoramic photography professional techniques complete course

Tips, Tricks and Techniques to Learn Panoramic Photography


By Arnaud Frich


All those people who have a craze for doing panoramic photography have a golden opportunity to get knowledge of the most interesting tips, techniques and training provided by renowned French panoramic photographer, trainer and author of the famous book “Panoramic Photography”, Arnaud Frich. These tutorials will give you a learning experience in their true sense. As you go through all these lessons, you will realize that you will get to know about lots of things, which will add to your knowledge. The trainer starts of with the basics and his best presentation skills help you understand the key terms without any difficulty.

You will learn about best advance stitching programs that are used to create panoramic photographs without any errors. The programs you will learn about are Photoshop, Camera Raw, Autopano Pro and Autopano Giga. The detailed training sessions will allow you to understand the use of different kinds of cameras, lenses and tripod heads for panoramic photography, geometric projections like Spherical, Mercator, Cylindrical and Rectilinear, learn about how to deal with different picture formats like RAW, JPEG, PNG and more, setting up the camera, new functions in Autopano Giga and their use, learn how you can correct chromatic aberrations, vignetting and optical distortions and much more. The functions in the programs are explained with interesting examples that you would not want to get off the screen. In addition, the trainer also provides you with the understanding of Virtual Visits and shows how you can present your perfectly stitched panoramas.


Creating professional-quality stitched panoramas.

Level Intermediate. Experience with digital cameras.

Total duration: 6h08min
61 lessons
Total duration: 6h08min
61 lessons

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Introduction to panoramic photography

Free 02:22 min
2 Credits 07:57 min
1 Credit 07:27 min

Understanding projection types

1 Credit 02:48 min
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Constraints and guides for panoramic photography

1 Credit 07:16 min
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Panoramic heads

1 Credit 01:25 min
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In the field...

1 Credit 06:06 min
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Preparation of the elements

1 Credit 07:05 min
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Corrections before stitching

1 Credit 11:19 min
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Presenting Autopano

1 Credit 10:33 min
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Aesthetic choices in panoramic photography

1 Credit 02:52 min
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Autopano tools

1 Credit 18:47 min
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Geometric and colorimetric corrections

1 Credit 12:03 min
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Rendering a panorama

1 Credit 14:36 min
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Tips for improving your panoramic photography

1 Credit 07:02 min

Retouching and finishing

1 Credit 05:45 min
1 Credit 15:09 min

Going further...

1 Credit 03:32 min
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Credit grand total : 60 Credits
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