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30/08/2010 - 2:59 PM
I have been experimenting with panoramas for a few months. 2 things I have come to say. Firstly by the width of your panorama it looks to me that you had very little overlap. More overlap gives you smaller dips at the top and bottom of your panorama image and in the end a higher image with no/ little need for filling in the gaps. Secondly your tripod needs to be level left to right and back to front not the camera. If your tripod is not level but you adjust the head to get the camera level then as you pan across you will get the tiliting horizon effect at the end of the shot. The solution that I think will work is a bubble on the tripod legs. I have a tripple bubble level on the camera hot shoe but this is does not work properly with panoramas unless you can get it ligned up at both ends of the panorama and that is fiddly and time consuming. During the last 2 months I have been taking panoramas without a tripod and they have almost all worked very well. I hope that this helps. Ken