Here you find links to other websites related to PTGui:


Florian Knorn has created a series of excellent video tutorials on shooting a spherical panorama using a fisheye lens, and stitching the photos in PTGui. See his website:

Levelling a panorama:
How to level a panorama in PTGui (video tutorial by Hans Nyberg)
Vertical Alignment of Panoramas with PTGui (by Willy Kaemena)
Levelling an already stitched panorama (video tutorial by John Houghton)

Склейка сферической панорамы 360x180° в программе PTGui Pro
Russian PTGui tutorial by Jaroslav Pindora

Creating a Night Pano
By Eric Harness / Star Circle Academy

Fotografia immersiva (Italian)
Extensive Italian tutorial for PTGui by Marco Stucchi

Finding the nodal point using PTGui (PDF)
A simple hands-on instruction using PTGui to find the no-parallax point of a lens. By Frank Cullmann

PTGui Viewpoint Tutorial – Nadirbild in Panorama perfekt einsetzen (German)
By Patrick Ludolph

Stitching con PTgui (Italiano)
Arcangelo Piai

GIGAPIXEL con le DSLR Nikon (Italiano)
Arcangelo Piai

PTgui advanced techniques: control points t1/t2 and "Layers" output options (English)
Tecniche di Photo Stitching (Italiano)
Tecniche di Photo Stitching Approfondimento: Control Points t1/t2 e uscita "Blended+Layers" (Italiano)
Tecniche di Photo stitching: il Focus Stitch (Italiano)
By Enrico Cinalli

How to straighten horizons and correct verticals
Using the special Hor / Vert (t1/t2) control points to get a straight horizons and upright buildings, by John Houghton

Correcting lens distortion with the new "Straight Line" control points and PTGui
(or german version)
By Erik Krause

Books, video

The 123 of digital imaging
This 'e-book' covers nearly every aspect of digital photography, including 13 pages on PTGui Pro.
by Vincent Bockaert

The HDRI Handbook
Covers (a.o.) stitching HDR panoramas using PTGui Pro.
By Christian Bloch (panorama chapter by Bernhard Vogl)

Panorama Fotografie (german / deutsch)
Dieses Buch zeigt Ihnen nicht nur beeindruckende Panoramaaufnahmen, Harald Tedesco nimmt Sie an die Hand und zeigt Ihnen haarklein, wie es geht.
By Harald Tedesco

Mastering Digital Panoramic Photography (english)
Panoramafotografie – Theorie und Praxis (german / deutsch)
A comprehensive guide for panoramic photography, with extensive coverage of PTGui.
By Harald Woeste

Landschaft, Architektur, Panorama - Professionelle Fotopraxis für gelungene Aufnahmen (german / deutsch)
DVD Video tutorials, covering (a.o.) panorama photography of architecture and landscape
By Thomas Bredenfeld

Interaktive Panoramafotografie - Aufnahme, Stitching, Publizieren (german / deutsch)
With in depth coverage of PTGui
By Chris Witzani

Praxisbuch Digitale Panoramafotografie (german / deutsch)
Das umfassende Handbuch zur digitalen Panoramafotografie mit anschaulichen Beispielen.
By Thomas Bredenfeld

Virtual Reality Photography
320 pages covering nearly every aspect of both Panoramic VR and Object VR photography, including photography basics and business practises.
By pioneering VR photographer Scott Highton.

Phantom Filmschool 2
Shoot photos and videos like a pro with a DJI Phantom quadcopter. Includes a section on shooting aerial panoramas. PTGui users get a 20% discount by following this link.
By Laurence Seberini


Peter Lorber & Courtenay Gilbert’s Photography Workshops: Peter, a master photographer, panoramist and Courtenay, a professional photographer, post production specialist will work with you to expand and improve your photography skills. They will show you how to work with various panoramic VR drives, professional stitching programs and how to optimize your images in Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop. more...

The Netherlands:
Jeroen Jazet geeft op 1 op 1 workshops van twee uur, waarin je leert een 360 graden panorama te maken, bijvoorbeeld voor Funda. Ook laat hij zien hoe je een virtuele tour in elkaar zet met Panotour Pro. De workshop is maatwerk en kan ingaan op specifieke zaken die je als deelnemer wilt weten. Ook kan hij een setup maken van je statiefkop,etc. De workshop kost 149 euro ex btw en wordt gegeven in Amersfoort.

Florian Knorn is a passionate panoramic photographer and educator. While he also directly works for hire on projects, he mostly does (remote or in-person) consulting and coaching about all things panoramic photography, or photography in general. He has held several workshops as well as one-on-one courses in the past. Website:

Panoramic heads

Nodal Ninja, a lightweight and affordable spherical panorama head.

MK Panorama Systeme: MK PanoMachine, a motorized VR Head.

Novoflex: Manufactures tripod heads and other panorama hardware.

Seitz Roundshot: VR Drive motorized panoramic head

PT4Pano: Precision Tools for Panorama Photography

Bushman Panoramic: Manufacturer of the Kalahari, lightest (380 gram) spherical panoramic head

SV360: A low cost spherical panoramic head

Tom Shot 360: An ultralight panoramic head for the Samyang 7.5, Samyang 8 and Yashuhara Madoka lenses.

Sfiro: An extremely light (50g) and very portable spherical panoramic head for small cameras.

Panohero: Incredibly small, lightweight (30g), and affordable spherical panoramic head for the GoPro Hero 3, 3+ and 4.

Panorama hardware

Lens shaving service: remove the lens hood from certain lenses for use on cameras with a full frame sensor.

MultiStitch: Large format digital capture for professionals

Panorama viewers

To display a 360 degree panorama interactively (allowing the user to 'look around' by clicking and dragging with the mouse), a panorama viewer is needed. PTGui includes its own viewer (accessible through Tools - Publish to Website). Other viewers are available, offering more functionality such as clickable hotspots:

Web viewers based on Flash: Viewers for iPad/iPhone/iPod: Web viewers based on Java: Standalone viewers: Virtual tour builders:


HDR Expose by Unified Color
HDR Expose 3 merges bracketed images of a panoramic scene and tone maps them as a group to provide even, consistent output that can be subsequently stitched into a panorama.

Other links

panorama tools WIKI
Resources and documentation for Panorama Tools and related software
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