Shooting panoramas from a moving ship

On our recent Antarctica workshop we ended up making many panoramic images based on turning our cameras to vertical orientation and shooting a single row of overlapping images. These ranged from simple 3-frame sequences in search of higher resolution, to gigapixel monstrosities taken with medium-format cameras. Usually photographers were mainly …

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Straightening photos

When critiquing images for my photography students, one of the details I often pick up on is when an image is tilted, even by a fraction of a degree. While most of them realise that it’s mainly a matter of practice (I’ve overheard comments in the classroom about “[expletive] landscape …

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Geotagging your photos

Another post for the photographers amongst you who are curious about my processes. This time it’s about how I use GPS data to geo-tag my photos with exact GPS coordinates. Choosing my first book20° 36’41” N, 102° 1’58” EEOS 40D, 50mm/1.8 (A2_003826) By attaching location information to your photos, you …

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