[gallery type="square" link="file" columns="2" size="large" ids="562,561"] Use the correct brass detent ring that allows for helpful 'click-stops' every 36 degrees (for a total of 10 shots to make 360 degrees around the room. Take an extra 11th shot for overlap). Still need to get a Nodal Ninja? See what to get here.
- Properly mount the NN to the Tripod thread (The NN Base has a second hole to insert some tripod's metal bump to help secure NN)
- Camera is Vertical (Only time MVL shoots with the camera vertical)
- Flash points to ceiling (Rotate the flash)
- Ninja is level
- The vertical arm and horizontal arm on the Nodal Ninja (NN) are perpendicular to each other (at 90 degrees)
- Lens points to "crux" or the 90-degree bend of the Ninja
- Focus is manual set to infinity, 10mm wide angle zoom (cropped frame cameras)
- Set flash power based on room size (1/16 - 1/4)
- Expose manually for each shot
- Check each shot for good lighting and exposure. You can take more than one shot at each click-stop.
- Carefully rotate the camera COUNTER-CLOCKWISE, making sure the tripod pistol grip doesn't accidentally add rotation)
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Set-Up the Nodal Ninja for Panoramics was originally seen on MVL Virtual Tour Busines Blog