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Old 01-25-2010, 06:59 AM
Valerij Valerij is offline
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I tried PS merging back in 2004 and was shocked by its quality. The result was really ugly. Yesterday I tested PS3 and PS4. I used
1. fish eye shooting – 8 images
2. an architectural series - 20 images and 2 rows
3. A series of images with lots of people in it

The result of a test
1. both PS3 and PS4 failed miserably with fish eye images.
2. with 20 images and 2 rows PS3 crashes after 20 minutes buzzing, PS4 gave excellent results. The minus I couldn’t see what I’d get before merging and the resulting file was a layered PSD. Too heavy to handle. (PS can deal with less images but the result is very mediocre – the blue sky tones are not evened. The sky looks like a patched blanket)
3. With people both PS3 and PS4 failed.
Verdict – it’s worth investing 50 bucks in PTGui and save time and nerves than use PS for merging.
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Old 01-25-2010, 04:21 PM
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If I were going to do this to any extent I would follow your advice as your work is amazing. For the limited amount I do I will stick to PS4. I have only produced 1 merge (10 image pano) I liked the results but it did take extra work.
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