Information for this snap guide was taken from Gavin Hoey, AdoramaTV and pictureperfect.com The soul purpose of this snap guide is to turn the video into easy to follow Steps.
This snapguide was taken from an article by Miki Ross from www.pictureperfect.com the article highlights and includes a video from AdoramaTV with Gavin Hoey.
Shoot a 360 degree panaramic photo.
Go to File/automate/pamaorama
Select auto layout and click OK
Go to layer/merge visible layers
Go to filter/other/offset layer -type +4000 click OK
Select and cut duplicated portion of photo
Paste duplicated portion back on as new layer
Align new layer over other side of photo matching details
Erase hard edges
Select layer/merge visible -click ok
Select excess area.
Cut selected area
Return to filter/other/offset and undue previous offset (-4000)
Click Edit/trim choose transparent pixels-click OK
Choose crop tool and crop photo.
Go to Image/image size
Change image width and height. (Create a square image)
Go to File /transform/rotate 180
Go to Filter/distort/polar coordinates
Choose rectangular to polar click OK
Click on foreground colour and select colour from the sky/clouds
Paint out any transparent sections in the sky. Heal and clone any small parts of the image you do not like
This is my first try. I also applied some artistic filters after to change the look. Have fun!
- Camera with manual settings
- Photoshop software
- Imagination, location