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I wrote a Photoshop action that produces these mirror spheres below out from
 
I wrote a Photoshop action that produces these mirror spheres below out from
an equirectangular panorama. As you can see are three sizes available.
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an equirectangular panorama. <br />
[[Image:Mirrorball_small.jpg]] [[Image:Mirrorball_big.jpg]] [[Image:Mirrorball_xxl.jpg]]
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As you can see are three sizes available.<br />
 
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<br />
Small covers 5% ,Big 8% and XXL 12% of panorama height (equirectangular projection)
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[[Image:Mirrorball_small.jpg]] [[Image:Mirrorball_big.jpg]] [[Image:Mirrorball_xxl.jpg]]<br />
Below you can see the region that will be covered with the mirrorball.
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<br />
[[Image:Mirrorball_pano.jpg]]
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Small covers 5% ,Big 8% and XXL 12% of panorama height (equirectangular projection)<br />
Here the action set in Photoshop:
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Below you can see the region that will be covered with the mirrorball.<br />
[[Image:Mirrorball_action.jpg]]
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<br />
 
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[[Image:Mirrorball_pano.jpg]]<br />
Download the Photoshop action here:
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Here the action set in Photoshop:<br />
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[[Image:Mirrorball_action.jpg]]<br />
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Download the Photoshop action here:<br />
 
[[Media:cap.atn]]
 
[[Media:cap.atn]]
 
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<br />
A similar action with text:
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A similar action with text:<br />
 
[[Media:cap_text.atn]]
 
[[Media:cap_text.atn]]
 
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<br />
For a flexible nadir cap which can be streched to your needs:
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For a flexible nadir cap which can be streched to your needs:<br />
 
[[Media:CapFlex.atn]]
 
[[Media:CapFlex.atn]]
 
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<br />
Don't know how to install a Photoshop action?
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Don't know how to install a Photoshop action?<br />
 
Take a look at [[How to install actions in Photoshop]]
 
Take a look at [[How to install actions in Photoshop]]
 
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'''Worklflow'''
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<br />
1.) Open equirectangular / psphere image in Photoshop
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<br />
2.) Run desired action (small / big / xxl))
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'''Worklflow'''<br />
3.) Save as....
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1.) Open equirectangular / psphere image in Photoshop<br />
4.) Finished
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2.) Run desired action (small / big / xxl))<br />
 
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3.) Save as....<br />
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4.) Finished<br />
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[[User:Pitdavos|Peter Nyfeler]] (Pitdavos)
 
[[User:Pitdavos|Peter Nyfeler]] (Pitdavos)
 
[[Category:Tutorial:Nice to know]]
 
[[Category:Tutorial:Nice to know]]

Revision as of 10:54, 27 December 2007

I wrote a Photoshop action that produces these mirror spheres below out from an equirectangular panorama.
As you can see are three sizes available.

Mirrorball small.jpg Mirrorball big.jpg Mirrorball xxl.jpg


Small covers 5% ,Big 8% and XXL 12% of panorama height (equirectangular projection)
Below you can see the region that will be covered with the mirrorball.

Mirrorball pano.jpg


Here the action set in Photoshop:
Mirrorball action.jpg


Download the Photoshop action here:
Media:cap.atn

A similar action with text:
Media:cap_text.atn

For a flexible nadir cap which can be streched to your needs:
Media:CapFlex.atn

Don't know how to install a Photoshop action?
Take a look at How to install actions in Photoshop


Worklflow
1.) Open equirectangular / psphere image in Photoshop
2.) Run desired action (small / big / xxl))
3.) Save as....
4.) Finished


Peter Nyfeler (Pitdavos)