March 2019 - Panoramas
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Another method available to some was a Panorama setting on a camera or Phone camera. Having chosen this setting, the photographer needs to move the camera (or phone) smoothly across the scene from left to right (or right to left), in a similar way to taking a video. The result is a wide picture. A drawback to this method is that the result can be distorted, especially if the photographer is too close to the scene. Also, it is sometimes necessary to crop the picture to reduce its height and remove less interesting areas of the picture. A number of our photographers had this facility on their cameras or phones. One or two examples are shown here.

This picture is from Alister, using his camera.


Penny used the panorama setting on her phone


Patricia's panorama from her camera, cropped to reduce height.


and one from Ruth


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