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Old Jan 21, 2009, 8:05 PM   #1
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This was taken with three shots, hand held. f:6.7 3000. 55-300mm.
taken last Sunday from my sisters balcony on the 12th floor of her condo.
it doesn't look anywhere near as good on here as it did on my screen but, least you can get an idea of the view.
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Old Jan 21, 2009, 8:21 PM   #2
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Looks good GW. What did you use to stitch it?
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Old Jan 21, 2009, 8:31 PM   #3
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Looks good GW. What did you use to stitch it?
Hey Tim,
Linda gave me one of her needles and some thread.
seriously, I just pasted them in layers next to each other in CS4, overlapped them to match up.
I'm trying to figure out a way I can link it to a full size image, it really looks pretty good full size.
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Old Jan 21, 2009, 10:15 PM   #4
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it looks good, especially as it was hand held

why do it the hard way when autostitch will do it for free?
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Old Jan 22, 2009, 12:16 AM   #5
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You can spend hours pushing and pulling various parts of various frames, then adjusting layers to get all the colors right - a very big headache. In Bridge just select the frames you want to make into a panorama and then under tools>photoshop>photomerge. Or in photoshop under file>automate>photomerge. They both get you to the same screen. Try auto (the top selection) and see what it does - it can match the colors, contrast, and align the frames. It takes a while (go get a coke) but it does a pretty good job. There's more to it all, I think, I've only played with the photomerge a bit.
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A good stich - especially hand held. All my panoramas are hand held but I use Smoky City Panorama Factory which will blend the joins.

I use a java routine to allow a pop window of a larger image to be viewed:

This goes in the HEAD section of the HTML

<!-- Javascript for PopUpWindow -->
<SCRIPT LANGUAGE="JavaScript">
<!-- Begin
function PrevFoto(img){
foto1= new Image();
foto1.src=(img);
Controlla(img);
}
function Controlla(img){
if((foto1.width!=0)&&(foto1.height!=0)){
viewFoto(img);
}
else{
funzione="Controlla('"+img+"')";
intervallo=setTimeout(funzione,20);
}
}
function viewFoto(img){
largh=foto1.width+20;
altez=foto1.height+20;
stringa="width="+largh+",height="+altez;
finestra=window.open(img,"",stringa);
}
// End -->
</script>
<!-- End of Javascript for PopUpWindow -->


This is used to display the image when clicking on the thumbnail:

<a href="javascript : PrevFoto('../../2009Walks/090118-Tennyson/Pana02.jpg')">
<img src="../../2009Walks/090118-Tennyson/Pana02.jpg" width="700" height="344" style="border: 2px solid #FFFFFF"></a>


The effect can be viewed at my web site http://www.wight-cam.co.uk
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it looks good, especially as it was hand held

why do it the hard way when autostitch will do it for free?
Thanks Gumnut, I'll check that out.
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You can spend hours pushing and pulling various parts of various frames, then adjusting layers to get all the colors right - a very big headache. In Bridge just select the frames you want to make into a panorama and then under tools>photoshop>photomerge. Or in photoshop under file>automate>photomerge. They both get you to the same screen. Try auto (the top selection) and see what it does - it can match the colors, contrast, and align the frames. It takes a while (go get a coke) but it does a pretty good job. There's more to it all, I think, I've only played with the photomerge a bit.
Your right about the hours, Harriet.:G I should have known there would be a better way to do it with CS4! I just got my copy installed a couple days ago and still haven't had much time to check out all the features yet. My daughter is going to Cal State and got me a copy using her student discount.
Thanks so much for the tips, I'm sure they'll be put to good use!
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Catbells wrote:
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A good stich - especially hand held. All my panoramas are hand held but I use Smoky City Panorama Factory which will blend the joins.

I use a java routine to allow a pop window of a larger image to be viewed:

This goes in the HEAD section of the HTML

<!-- Javascript for PopUpWindow -->
<SCRIPT LANGUAGE="JavaScript">
<!-- Begin
function PrevFoto(img){
foto1= new Image();
foto1.src=(img);
Controlla(img);
}
function Controlla(img){
if((foto1.width!=0)&&(foto1.height!=0)){
viewFoto(img);
}
else{
funzione="Controlla('"+img+"')";
intervallo=setTimeout(funzione,20);
}
}
function viewFoto(img){
largh=foto1.width+20;
altez=foto1.height+20;
stringa="width="+largh+",height="+altez;
finestra=window.open(img,"",stringa);
}
// End -->
</script>
<!-- End of Javascript for PopUpWindow -->


This is used to display the image when clicking on the thumbnail:

<a href="javascript : PrevFoto('../../2009Walks/090118-Tennyson/Pana02.jpg')">
<img src="../../2009Walks/090118-Tennyson/Pana02.jpg" width="700" height="344" style="border: 2px solid #FFFFFF"></a>


The effect can be viewed at my web site http://www.wight-cam.co.uk
Thanks Catbells,
I'll have to play with that and see what I can do with it.
love you web site BTW, you put in some time on that!

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She's going to Cal State? That's a long way from Florida! But as you pointed out, the academic discount can't be beat, makes Photoshop affordable.

By the way, forgot to mention that I really like the pano. You did an outstanding job for doing it manually, and yes, it always looks better when you look at it full sized. I'm still just scratching the surface of what CS4 can do, but as soon as I read about using the photo merge feature to merge pictures with different focus points, to increase the DOF, I just had to try it out. That leads into panos and options for merging.
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