Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Stitching a panorama, part of Lightroom and Photoshop Elements: Integration.
- Sometimes you're confronted with…a scene when you're shooting that's too wide…or too tall to be captured in a single frame.…In that case, you can shoot for panorama…and then use Elements to stitch your photos together.…Now, stitching a panorama together…is something that you can't do in Lightroom,…so if you do have some photos that you've shot that way,…and you're managing them in Lightroom,…you'll have to pass them from Lightroomed elements…to stitch them into a panorama.…A couple of tips when you're shooting panoramas:…If you can, set your photo on a tripod…so it stays steady,…and then rotate it between frames,…overlapping by about a third of the scene.…
Also, keep your focus and exposure controls on manual…so that they don't change automatically…as you rotate the camera from frame to frame.…So here you can see in the film strip…in my Develop Module, that I have three photos…that I shot that way of a long bridge in Switzerland.…I do wanna stitch these together,…but first I wanna do some basic adjustments.…
In this course, photographer and author Jan Kabili shows how to combine both programs. She begins with details on how to set up Lightroom and Photoshop Elements for maximum compatibility. The course then covers strategies for working with photos in a variety of formats (including raw), and practical scenarios for using Lightroom and Photoshop Elements together. Learn how to composite multiple photos with layers and selections, retouch portraits, and add creative effects and text to photos. Want to move to Lightroom permanently? Jan also shows how to upgrade a catalog from Elements to Lightroom.
- Why should you use Lightroom and Elements together?
- Setting up Elements as Lightroom's editor
- Editing raw photos and TIFFs, PSDs, and JPEGs
- Blending bracketed exposures
- Stitching panoramas
- Adding creative effects, text, and graphics
- Upgrading a catalog from Lightroom to Elements
Skill Level Intermediate
Enhancing a Travel Photo with Photoshop and Lightroomwith Jan Kabili54m 46s Intermediate
1. Setting Up Elements as Lightroom's External Editor
2. Working with Raw Photos
3. Working with TIFFs, PSDs, and JPEGs
4. Practical Uses of Lightroom and Elements Together
5. Upgrading a Catalog from Lightroom to Elements
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