A&P Need a little photoshop help

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  1. BeachBoy

    BeachBoy New Member

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    I have made a pano from a series of pictures, with photoshop basic function.

    Now as you can clearly see, there is a place where the brightness is quite different.

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    bigger size here: http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3101/3218309187_5fb65800e7_o.jpg

    How can I fix this? I'm sure there is a tool to blend only the brightness and not the rest?

    Thanks!
     
  2. BeachBoy

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    i would also gladly take some pp tricks to use in here.. I suck at this.
     
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    Dunno if that's fixable before stitching. You might want to try adjusting the exposure of the far left frame before stitching.

    Next time shoot in manual to avoid each frame having different exposures.
     
  4. Kappa00

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    Have you tried edit>auto-align to align the photos and then edit>auto-blend to fix the brightness?
     
  5. turbodude

    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    brightness can easily fixed in PS, but its best to lock exposure in camera when shooting.

    Buuuuuut, since the damage is done.

    Use a adjustment layer to darken or lighten the image to your liking, then paint away what you dont want affected.
     
  6. Killyin

    Killyin Vicariously I, live while the whole world dies.

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    you might be able to get away with applying a gradient to the left side of the picture fading from transparent to black as an overlay...adjust from there. Mask and remove whatever areas you don't like...and then touch it up.

    :dunno:
     
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    what version of photoshop are you using?

    CS4 has a great "photomerge" function that should basically do this for you.
     
  8. BeachBoy

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    I have CS2 and used the photomerge thing. I have all the originals obviously so I can try to match everything before doing the photomerge..

    I think I also have the RAW files for these.

    I guess I should try CS4, maybe the blending is better on the latest version.

    Thanks for your tips!

    I need a better computer, playing with these files makes my computer want to die.
     
  9. rambutt

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    is this a basic function of CS2/3/4? or a plug in?

    im pretty limited on useing PS for other than brightness/levels/sat adj.

    I have a ton of photos from Tokyo tower i would like to weave together.
     
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    Post up all the pics pre-stitch.
     
  12. BeachBoy

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    I also have one from Tokyo tower, it was taken at sunset so the birghtness is all over the place and I did not even try to stitch it.

    I took them the first week I bought my camera and manual mode was not really an option there!
     
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    yeah, i recently tried doing a pano stitch and found out the hard way that shooting in anything other than manual will make for a hell of a time in photoshop afterwards. Then ironically read this very advice in one of Kelly's books AFTER trying to do the work. :rofl:

    I managed to make it look 1/4 decent but it still isn't great. 3 pictures.

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  15. rambutt

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    Selected the right side, used Levels to match the brightness and a stamp tool by the cloud area.
     
  16. Bloke

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    thats a great pic where is it?
     
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    Woah, awesome picture!
     
  18. Section8

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    wow, thanks - it's the Grant Tetons in Wyoming.

    thanks!
     

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