By Lauren Harmon | Tuesday, March 04, 2014
It’s hard to capture architecture in standard photographs—especially contemporary architecture such as the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao in Spain, which can call itself, without boasting, “the most important structure of its time.” Buildings like the Guggenheim Bilbao and its surrounding landscape are what panoramas are made for.
In this episode of Deke’s Techniques, Deke shows how to stitch 19 different photographs of the museum into a gorgeous panorama in Photoshop, and then use the Adaptive Wide Angle filter to correct any distortion that results. The technique quickly revisits the Photomerge feature covered in previous episodes and then shows you how to straighten and correct details in the image using the filter’s Correction options. Deke also crops the photo and rebuilds missing areas of the sky with Content-Aware Fill—and corrects any of the telltale, repeating details this tool can sometimes introduce.
Watch today’s free video to get started. Visit the library to learn how to build a panorama in Photoshop and then come back next week to learn how to add a sense of DRAMA with nondestructive dodge and burn.
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