Tag Archives: Landscape

Creating panoramic photos in Photoshop

Posted on 17. Sep, 2007 by .

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Click here to see a larger version.

Or here’s the ultra-cool Zoomify version. (gotta see this!)

This image is a composite of fifteen Canon 5D 13mp RAW photos, stitched together using Photoshop CS3.

The resulting image is so large, that it’s:

Equivalent to 100 megapixels
Is 20,000 pixels wide
Could be printed nearly 10 feet long at high quality
Is around 700mb in file size (only this one image will consume an entire CD)

The process is quite easy if you have Photoshop. Assuming you’ve taken the photos properly, with stitching in mind. (using a tripod and appropriate lenses and settings)

In fact, it contains so much information, that here are some crops from the full size image:

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A quick Google will dig up many more capable tutorials regarding this subject, but I’ll attempt the quick and dirty version for you now.

Open Photoshop, (I’m using CS3, but I believe it’s similar for the previous two versions). Go to:

File –> Automate –> Photomerge

Select the photos you’d like to stitch together, and let Photoshop work its magic. Check the resulting image for inconsistencies, misaligned sections, or other problems with the final image. Once the layers are looking great, you can flatten the final image. (I’d save a PSD of the layered version first).

There you have it – your very own 700mb panoramic photo.

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Rice Farming

Posted on 09. Sep, 2007 by .

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Jalan di pantai

Posted on 11. Aug, 2007 by .

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Balangan Beach, South Bali. Viewed from the cliffs above.

Canon 5D
70-200mm + 1.4x
280mm 1/640 f/9
ISO 160

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Sacred

Posted on 11. May, 2007 by .

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The Hindu Temple of Tanah Lot.

Bali, Indonesia

I’ve posted other photos and written about this temple in past posts here. It’s truly a sacred sight to behold – not matter which God you pray to.

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The perfect hiding place

Posted on 18. Apr, 2007 by .

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Crossroads

Posted on 07. Mar, 2007 by .

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No metaphor required.

Somewhere outside of Jakarta.

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Rule #4: Never Place the Horizon in the Center of the Photograph

Posted on 14. Jan, 2007 by .

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I’ve always enjoyed breaking rules.

Ancol, Jakarta. A beach / carnival area on the north coast of Jakarta, 15 minutes from my home.

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Not the Joshua Tree

Posted on 13. Jan, 2007 by .

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