The Hand Knows

After a day of shooting panoramic images, its hard to know whether you’re coming or going.  More accurately, it’s pretty difficult to tell where one panoramic image series begins and another one ends.Don’t worry, we’ve got a great gear recommendation for you (and it won’t cost you an arm and a leg).

Simply hold your hand in front of the camera and fire off a reference frame.  Sure it seems ridiculously simple, but it really does work.  Just remember to shoot a clear frame to start the panorama.

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About Richard Harrington

Richard Harrington is the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based in Washington, D.C. He is the Publisher of Photofocus as well as an author on Lynda.com. Rich has authored several books including From Still to Motion, Understanding Photoshop, Professional Web Video, and Creating DSLR Video.

Posted on April 12, 2011, in Panoramic, Tutorial and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on The Hand Knows.

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