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01-03-2011, 08:30 PM   #1
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Softening transitions between segments in a panorama

My Father asked me to help him stitch together some shots he took while vacationing on the Amalfi Coast in Italy this past October. He was using a Minolta and probably had it set to auto exposure. I played around with the files in PS Elements 8 to level the sea and get the overlap corrected, but I cannot figure out a way to smooth the transitions between exposures. I ran the auto panoramic maker (the name escapes me) but there was not enough overlap to for the software to recognize the individual exposures as part of a connected series. Am I out of luck, or is there was to fix this?
Thanks for everyone's time and assistance!
Mike

01-03-2011, 11:14 PM   #2
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Have you tried Autostitch? It is a very impressive panorma maker and it is free:
AutoStitch

I have used Autostitch and I am very impressed.

I used also the Arcsoft Panora Maker 3 that comes with the Panasonic P&S (I got it with my FZ20). This software has a nice feature called Finetune that allows you to adjust manually where to stich the photos.

Hope that the comment will help...
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Did you try the Photomerge in Elements, or were you trying to do it yourself?

Adobe Photoshop Elements 8 * Photomerge Exposure
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Also try - Microsoft Research Image Composite Editor (ICE)

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