We have several features on landscape photography in this issue and we’re sure Greg Sullavan’s ‘secrets’ will be of great use. He lists 10 ideas and suggestions to consider when shooting and editing landscapes. We particularly like his take on panoramas.
“Most photographers prefer using a tripod to increase the likelihood of a successful stitch, however, Lightroom does an outstanding job merging hand-held panos too.
“My preferred method is to set your exposure and white balance manually to ensure there is no automatic mode variations that will affect the realism of the final result.
“Next, identify the centre-point of the composition, then its starting and finishing points. Ideally, there will be an equal number of shots either side of the centre-point of the final photograph to guarantee it remains in the centre through the stitching process.
“Shoot in portrait (vertical) format to get more detail at the top and bottom of your finished file.”
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