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Piazza Anfiteatro, Lucca

By TrevBatWCC    
Had a bus ride out to the beautiful city of Lucca whilst on holiday in Pisa, and came upon this large oval shaped piazza.

Took 5 images in vertical format, each at 1/80 sec, F13, 18mm, and joined them all together using Photomerge Panorama in Elements 6, to give a final image of almost 180 degrees. Tried this effect before using Arcsoft Panorama Maker, but this is the first time using the Elements 6 version, and I was quite impressed with the result, considering that some of the verticals in the original images converge slightly.

Best viewed large if you have the time!

Tags: Panorama Architecture Stitch Buildings Italy Lucca Landscape and travel

Voters: Richsr, lesgoodey, RAUL and 35 more

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Comments


Richsr Plus
9 90 223 England
2 Oct 2008 12:18PM
Works really well as a pano - well captured and converted.
Regards Richard.

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lonely_oryx 8 61 54 England
2 Oct 2008 1:00PM
The pano really works well
Mavis Plus
14 143 2 England
2 Oct 2008 1:12PM
The panorama works well in the larger file . For a first attempt at stitchinh you have done a great job .The sky is interesting and there is plenty of detail in those old buildings .
andy210966 8 4 119 Wales
2 Oct 2008 2:14PM
I am a real sucker for pan images and this one does not disappoint! You have captured the piazza really well and the blending has worked a treat!

Great work

Andy
Briwooly 10 452 5 England
2 Oct 2008 3:44PM
Great pano excellent subject nice work

Brian.................................................
glyndwr 9 66 9 Wales
2 Oct 2008 3:45PM
I agree with Mavis, looks good large.

Robert
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
2 Oct 2008 5:34PM
looks good, i've been trying this technique, but not all going to plan so far Smile lesley
pamelajean Plus
10 964 1824 United Kingdom
2 Oct 2008 7:48PM
You've done well here, it looks great and everything is so nicely balanced.
JanieB43 8 47 6 England
2 Oct 2008 8:43PM
What can I say ? Just STUNNING Trev, well done !! You're an inspiration.

Jane
leginR 8 England
2 Oct 2008 9:20PM
Excellent work Trev like it
regards Nigel
4 Oct 2008 10:52PM
Love this, excellent work darling.
mrswoolybill Plus
9 948 1479 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2008 5:46PM
Complementary curves and perfectly placed figures. This is good.
Moira
Sue_R 10 11 6 Scotland
6 Oct 2008 5:03PM
Interesting street scene. Works really well as a pano.

Sue
hellsbells8868 8 151 2 Wales
6 Oct 2008 6:03PM
Fabulous image, love the way the eyes go from one side to the other and back around...
Xiaoli 7 661 14 South Africa
7 Oct 2008 5:13AM
not as easy as it looks merging photos into a panorama - well done!
Stace Plus
8 2 2 England
7 Oct 2008 8:34PM
Super capture

Stace
fatherpie 8 18 12 England
8 Oct 2008 7:38PM
Great piece of work Sir!
Dave
phil99 9 45 6 United Kingdom
9 Oct 2008 2:18PM
Superb Panorama ,well merged . Hope you had a good holiday. Regards Phil
Kerniggit 8 2 1 England
9 Oct 2008 3:33PM
Wonderful shot, really captured the beauty of the place. I tried to order a cheese sandwich there in my best Italian I got Tuna!!! Smile
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
10 Oct 2008 5:15PM
This is a terrific pano which has to be viewed large.

Albert
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2008 5:03PM
thanks for your visit - I really like the composition in this image
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
28 Oct 2008 4:09PM
Lovely work. The finished image is excellent. I particularly like the swerve of the pavement stones
Helen
TeeCee 7 4 Scotland
4 Feb 2009 11:40AM
Great pano - was in Tuscany on honeymoon and visited this piazza in Lucca, beautiful town, beautiful part of Italy, how many photo opportunities ???? - keep up the great work - Tom

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