Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Create an Extensive Vista Using Photo Stitching

Panoramic image is a combination of two or more images in order to produce a wholesome representation. There are various variants for panoramas; flat (partial), cylindrical (180 degrees) and spherical (360 X 180 degrees).
To create an extensive vista using photo stitching an editor works out the blueprint in advance. There are few pre requisites before the right software is used. Today there is a choice of using this application with any operating system-Apple or Windows. In addition it will be convenient if it complies with camera model and the right lens.
To create the right pictorial graph can be a challenge. The digital camera can take a number of pictures that can be used in the stitching process. Many editors like to use the adobe Photoshop elements to do this work. The menu has the file/automate and the photo merge in-built in its program. Just because it is automated one cannot assume that it is a cakewalk. Some amount of manual retouching will also be required to make the vista look impressive and natural. And therein lays the key to the job. The editor needs to first pick the shots that will be required for the creation. A background layer is made to start the edit. It is important to know this background, which will support the photo stitching in one uniform style. At times during the stitching process the background may look a little short. It can be stretched further to accommodate the new pictures. It will not affect the process that has been done previously. As a part of the continuing process ensure that the vertical and horizontal levels are stretched in proportion. This is the reason why the photos clicked need to be of the same varying lengths for stitching.
When many photos are involved, and layer masking is done half way through the work the editor will need to make a .PDS file. The opacity also will have to be reduced to half at this stage. It will help in retaining the rest of the Jpeg files in the editing phase. When the transparent layer is adjusted on the existing photos, use only the matching background. Make adjustments to fit the background and the other elements in the frame. The layer mask is then used to cover the stitching and hide the overlapping of the other additional pictures.
Depending on the kind of vista or panorama to be made the editor can use flat (partial), cylindrical (180 degrees) and spherical (360 X 180 degrees). Both Windows and Mac have options for doing this with the right software. A right matrix of photos will develop the entire picture. Photo stitching is an important service that is provided by editing firms. Many real estate clients like to have a better profile view of the landscape where they wish to set up factories, homes or industries. Today with the help of digital cameras the entire process is easier. Taking a set of uniform pictures of the required area at a particular time of the day a good vista can be created. Photo stitching is one service that involves the professional expertise of the shutterbug with that of a skilled editor. Both have to be proficient in their craft to make it happen. 

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