NewsForge: Hugin Paints a Panoramic Picture
Aug 26, 2005, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Luigi Paiella)
"I like to spend my vacations in places with wide-open vistas,
and I love taking pictures of those views. I'm not a professional
photographer, and I like the convenience of digital cameras, but
sometimes the photo I get is not what I imagined: the area taken by
the camera is just too small. Modern digital cameras offer specific
functions that in conjunction with their own software can give us a
panoramic view, but often that still doesn't give me what I want.
When that happens, I can get the effect I want from Hugin, an open
source interface to other open source tools that helps easily
transform your pictures into panoramas.
"Hugin is available in several different languages and is
cross-platform; it can run on Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, and