I see that you can do a full 360 degree pan with the device. Is the tilt range from -65 degrees to +90 degrees (from horizontal)?
Since I have the 1D Mark III and 1Ds Mark III bodies, it looks like I'd need to get the EPIC Pro model... The only question I would have, now, is what I would shoot with it, which lens I would use (from my arsenal) and when do I place the order for it.. I'll need to double check my tripod head to see if it will be able to handle the weight of the EPIC device along with my lenses (such as my 300m f/2.8L)... I can only imagine the details I could capture with that lense. Of course, using the 1Ds Mark III would mean I'd need to go for the largest of my memory cards, or get even larger ones. I could use both cards slots, so that it can go from one to the other as they fill up...
Would you suggest shooting RAW or large JPG files for this?
I would be interested in seeing more shots taken with the unit (especially the EPIC Pro, and a 1Ds Mark III combination) before I invest in one.
To shoot with larger DSLRs you'll need the Epic Pro. Be advised there's a 10lb load limit on the Epic Pro, which means you'll probably have to forego using your 300/2.8. You can shoot RAW if you want to but you'll have to convert to JPEg before uploading to the Gigapan website. The final image can be saved as RAW if you want. As for memory cards you'll most certainly need the largest capacity you've got because based on what you're planning on doing the final file size will be big enough to alter the earth's rotation when you upload it.
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