Advanced Techniques to Explore

The following two sections, which cover shooting panoramas and high dynamic range (HDR) images, require you to use image-processing software.

Shooting Panoramas

Occasionally you might find that a scene is just too big to cover in a single photograph. In those cases, you might want to consider a panorama. While you could create a “fake” panorama by cropping the top and bottom of an image with image-processing software, that won’t solve your problem. The purpose of a panorama is to get an extended view of a scene that can’t be captured in a single shot.

To shoot a true panorama, you need to use either a special panorama camera that shoots a very wide frame, or the following method, which requires the combining of ...

Get Canon EOS 6D: From Snapshots to Great Shots now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.