The Photo Sphere team has been hard at work correcting errors and fixing inconsistent colors
With yesterday's event came the official announcement of Android 4.3, and the incredibly fast push to get this latest OS version out to devices everywhere. There were many changes included in the newest incarnation of Jelly Bean, among those being improvements to the camera and its Photosphere feature.
Googler Evan Rapoport has detailed some of the changes that went into Android's 3D panoramic image capturing, the photo sphere. Those who have taken photo spheres in the past have probably noticed errors in the image, where portions were not aligned or missing. Alignment and stitching have been improved in Android 4.3, minimizing errors and making images much more consistent.
Consistency was also improved for colors, eliminating much of the past problems with gray areas and areas of high contrast. Exposure compensation now gives beautifully exposed photos, says Rapoport.
Be sure to check out the Photo Sphere forum for great examples of photo spheres or to post your own. And that Photosphere above? That's shot with the new improvements.