Making panoramas using
PtGui, Autopano and Enblend
Step 1 : Open PtGui and pick up some images
Let's launch PtGui (This tutorial is for version 3.7beta1 and above).
Add some picture in the project. When opened, PtGui adjust the
lens to match EXIF data (if they are available).
Step 2 : Setting Autopano and using it
Download autopano and unzip the package in some folder.
In PtGui, go to the options menu :
You should put in the autopano directory the path where
you unzipped autopano.
The command line argument can be used to improve the result. Leave
it blank for standard use.
Launch autopano by Menu : Plugins, Autopano. A new command
window is displayed. When it closes itself, PtGui should show you
It's the confirmation that autopano has found control points.
Just click OK.
You can go to the control point tab to see the newly added
control points :
Go the Optimizer tab, switch to simple mode, set your anchor picture
and make sure you will not optimize the field of view. Put the
Minimize lens distortion to no or Medium.
With the panorama editor (CTRL+E), set the horizontal
line, center the panorama, adjust projection (cylindrical, spheric
Reoptimize by correcting lens distortion and it's should be almost
Step 4 : Rendering with enblend
First, you have to download enblend : http://www-cad.eecs.berkeley.edu/~mihal/enblend.
Unzip the software in a folder and setup PtGui to look for enblend
in the folder where you put it.
Then you have to activate enblend : it's on the plugins
menu, check the enable enblend.
Go back to the Panorama Settings, and choose TIFF output
(to work with enblend).
Then go the Create Panorama tab, hit "Set optimum size", choose a
file name for panorama and hit "Create Panorama". It's done !