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How do I create a panorama in Photoshop 4.0?

Spycat 8 17 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2009 9:57AM
I have 3 individual image files that I want to put together on screen as one. I've read the instructions on how to create panoramas but cannot seem to make it happen! Any help very welcome!

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User_Removed 11 2.2k 3 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2009 10:03AM
Download Autostitch - It's much easier
SimplySimon 9 281 England
13 Jul 2009 10:31AM
Also try Microsoft Image Compositor Editor(ICE).It is a free download,and is so simple, even i can use it. Simon.
digicammad 15 22.0k 39 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2009 12:32PM
If you are going to do more panoramas I would recommend also looking at The Panorama Factory - very good and easy to use.

pluffy 11 167 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2009 12:39PM
I use Microsoft ICE, I find it much better than using photoshop and as Simon said "It's free"
gaelldew 11 363 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2009 3:17PM
File/automate/photomerge in Photoshop, normally, not sure about Cs4 though, but as said Autostitch is good.
davidburleson Plus
11 3.0k 3 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2009 4:10PM
Wow, Photomerge option, never even knew that was there! I'm going to have to try that out.
User_Removed 9 694 3 Scotland
13 Jul 2009 4:41PM
Nessy, I read your message and assumed you had Photoshop 4.... If you have CS4 then use automate/photomerge. It is very good and no point using another package - free or not. The important thing is to ensure there is around 30% overlap on your pictures or you will not get good results. Also use portrait orientation on your camera to minimise distortion and manual to fix shutter speed & aperture. Take three sets of shots at -1, 0 and +1 exposure. This allows you to pick the best combination of foreground/sky exposures and combine with a mask to get a good final pic.
paulcr 13 1.5k 9 Ireland
13 Jul 2009 4:47PM
Photomerge in CS4 is the way to go. It will merge perfectly 99% pf the time. It will also apply a mask to each layer (image) if your happy with the reslut simple go to layer>flatten and hey presto. I use it for all my panoramics these days. Paul
gaelldew 11 363 United Kingdom
13 Jul 2009 9:29PM

Quote:File/automate/photomerge in Photoshop, normally, not sure about Cs4 though, but as said Autostitch is good.

I should have put Photoshop 4.0 not Cs4. Its an age thing you know.

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