Sunday, August 14, 2011

Panorama photo of Wanna Dive, one of Kona's newest dive shops...

I'm in the shop today. I thought I'd play with Photoshop CS5 a little bit and try a panorama. It worked. This is 6 photos stitched together in photoshop. I haven't scrutinized it yet, just looked at it in small, but it seems to do a better job than the last time I tried a panorama in a much earlier version of photoshop. On the blog, you may have to click on the image to get it to full size and get a decent view. I'm not sure what'll happen on my Wanna Dive Kona facebook feed, hopefully it'll act like the typical photos and be clickable, video doesn't seem to play well.

Now I gotta try it in RAW and see if photoshop will merge RAW files and keep them in RAW, or If I have to edit them to jpeg and hope I got the white balance the same on each photo file edit... Underwater panoramas might be interesting to try. One of these days that I take a day off it might be fun to take a tank down to the reef and give it a try.

Anyways, you can kind of get an idea of what I'm putting together at the dive shop.




El Che said...

If you mention panorama I say: Sony. The exceptional panorama function of my cheap Sony compact (DSC-H55) works even under water and the result is quite satisfying from a 200 USD camera... Since I bought I like to make panorama photos everywhere.
Some samples:

Steve said...

I've been real interested in a Sony camera because of the sweep pano feature many of them have. I haven't seen small cameras with RAW yet, I really want that for underwater use. I'll do panos the hard way for now.

El Che said...

Yeah, I miss the RAW too. But there is the sweep pano function in the better Sony cameras like NEX-3.

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