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PhotoStitch. January 21, 2006

Posted by jessicraft in photography.
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I’m pretty impressed with how this photo stitch thing works.  The programme was part of the software package that came with my Canon Digital Rebel XT.

I made another stitched image which is about 20,000 pixels wide by 5,000 high. It’s surprisingly quick and easy. This is definitely a tool I’ll be using more and more, I think it’s fantastic. One of my favorite photo projects back in high school was creating a panoramic image by standing in one place and piecing photographs together. I took five 8.5×11″ black & white photos of a pond in the winter and mounted them on a blue backing. It’s actually a really horrible photograph, not well focused, poor contrast, very grainy. Still, I really like it. Would be interesting to go back to the same spot now and re-take the photo, see what I can come up with digitally. The original was done on Agfa 100 b&w film with the Canon FT QL, compare now with the Digital Rebel XT (which is new, as opposed to the FT QL which was about 30 and in need of a tune-up at the time). Sounds like a project for this weekend.

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