Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Shooting a vertical panorama of trees, part of Travel Photography: Mountains and Snow Landscapes.
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…Whether it's winter or summer, when you're standing in a forest, a…big part of what strikes you visually is, particularly a tall forest…like this, is just the incredible lines going upwards, the trees are,…just towering here and it's, it's just really pretty, especially right now.…The light's been really nice.…On some of the trees.…It's a really uneven light.…Some are lit up, some aren't, and so…there's a real sense of depth, to the trees.…And so, it's hard not to want…to capture this particular scale, this vertical scale.…
I've got a very wide lens.…I'm shooting with my 5D now, which is a full frame sensor, and…I've got a 16 millimeter lens on it, so that's a 16 millimeter equivalent.…Since it's full frame.…And even at 16 millimeters I can only get…about this I, well I can only get this wide.…So I, I've got a nice shot of the tops of the trees.…But it's not, it's not the whole thing.…So, I'm going to do a vertical panorama.…We think of panoramas as being a way of.…Capturing a wide horizontal swath of scenery.…
In this course, photographer, author, and educator Ben Long takes a trip to Lake Tahoe to explore winter shooting at various times of the day. He also shows techniques for post-processing winter scenes to make them look their best.