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Go Wider with Panoramic Photography by Scott Wyden Kivowitz

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Capturing the Scene

Panoramic photography is far different from both walk-around photography and your average landscape photography. I say that because panoramic photography requires, at minimum, a tripod. The first step toward a pristine and precise panorama is making sure that your exposure is perfect—and that it does not change throughout the scene.

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Exposure

Many methods are available for gathering exposure and capturing a scene, but one rules when it comes to consistency for panoramas. That method is manual exposure mode. Here’s why:

• Program (P) mode. Never use your camera’s P mode in this situation because the camera will decide the exposure ...

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