Stitching a photo panorama


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Stitching a photo panorama

Sometimes you want to photograph a really wide scene but you don't have a lens that's wide enough to take it all in. You can take a sequence of photos that overlap slightly and then have Elements seamlessly stitch them altogether for you into one wide or tall continuous photo, a panorama. When you're shooting to make a panorama, here are a couple of hints. One, put your camera on a tripod so it remains steady as you rotate the camera body to take your sequence of pictures. If you don't have a tripod then put your camera on a flat surface like a table or a wall or whatever is handy.

Another tip is if you have Auto-exposure on in your camera, turn it off, because it will change the exposure automatically between the shots and you'll see a difference from shot to shot in the panorama. Another tip, don't change the focal length of your lens in between shots and finally, as you're shooting overlap each shot by about 30% or a third in the viewfinder. That's usually...

Stitching a photo panorama
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Stitching a photo panorama provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Photoshop Elements 8 for Windows Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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