Panorama - what's the right way to do it?

Started Jun 7, 2012 | Discussions thread
David Lal
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Re: polarizing filter for pano images ?
In reply to newbieontheblock, Jun 13, 2012

You have the filter and you have access to the Med? If so, why ask us - just do it and see for yourself.

The problem is the sky. It is difficult enough not to get uneven sky colours in a pano, let alone exacerbating the problem with a polarising filter. Maximum polarisation occurs at 90 degrees to the position of the sun and then tails off on each side - so it all depends on where the sun is and the total angle of view in your pano. It can be partially ameliorated by skilful post processing.

David

newbieontheblock wrote:

someone said don't use a polarizing filter. I need to use one because I actually love the mediterranean sea for its clear jewelled colors and I would like to do a pano on this particular subject. The only way I can capture the clarity of the water is to use a circular polarizer so I can I do this and yet stitch a pano please ? Please chime in.

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