How To Take Panorama Shots?

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OP jimlau Regular Member • Posts: 226
Re: How To Take Panorama Shots?

dsjtecserv wrote:

jimlau wrote:

If I want a 3 photo panorama ,the center shot being at a 45 degree angle up from the horizon, how do I adjust the left and right shots in order to maintain as much of each shot as possible? Do I rotate or tilt the 2 side photos?


is your question about how to take the shots for best results, or how to process shot you have already taken? If you have already taken the shots (and don't have the opportunity to reshoot) then I'd suggest posting the output that you are currently getting from Photoshop, with details on what PS tools and settings you are using. And as other have suggested, using a program specifically designed for panoramas is likely to get you better results.

Obviously it is best to shoot the images in a way most likely lead to accurate stitching and the overall desired results. If you are seeking advice on how to best shoot, can you provide more information on what you are trying to do?


Both. I have 3 shots of the night sky. PS was not stitching them well. I had it set on auto and assumed it knew best. So i then started to question the shooting technique.

But then I went back and chose to just align, and 95% of all 3 images were included

So all is fine now. PS was throwing me off on how to shoot. I had locked the tilt, then just panned across the sky with sufficient overlaps. That type of shooting with alignment stitching should do the trick I assume?

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