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Old Dec 30, 2011, 8:12 AM   #1
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Default K5 Panoramas using Manual Mode

Weather hasn't been too kind of late & even today, just as I begin to take a few shots, the rain starts.

I was keen to try out the Manual Mode to 'lock' the exposure when taking a sequence of shots to stitch together into a panorama.

ISO was set to 800 due to the dull conditions, images processed in LightRoom 3.6 to reduce noise & synchronise post processed settings, exported as PSD files and stitched together in PS CS5.

I'm pleased with the results & wonder why I didn't stumble across this method earlier - thanks to Snostorm for his suggestion - see K5 AE-L Problem.

Image 1. ISO800, 27mm, f/13, 1/100S
Image 2. ISO800, 33mm, f/9, 1/80S
Image 3. ISO800, 49mm, f/13, 1/100S
Image 4. ISO800, 49mm, f/20, 1/125S
Image 5. ISO800, 40mm, f/11, 1/80S
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Old Dec 30, 2011, 9:47 AM   #2
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Very nice shots! Looks like you are adjusting to the new camera and getting some really nice results.
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