As far as the eye can see
N-Photo: the Nikon magazine|February 2021
Mike Harris photographs multiple images of a cityscape and blends them together to create a panorama
Mike Harris

The Mission

– Shoot and blend multiple images together to create a panoramic photo

Time

– One hour

Skill level

– Intermediate

Kit needed

– Tripod

– Adobe Lightroom

When you witness a beautiful sprawling vista your first instinct might be to reach for a wide-angle lens. And while such focal lengths can produce stunning results, in the wrong situation they can also leave you feeling terribly underwhelmed.

Super-wide lenses suffer from barrel distortion, which makes objects appear further away. This isn’t usually a problem when capturing immense objects, such as mountains, but if your subject has less impact or fails to prominently protrude from the horizon line, a wide focal length could leave you wanting.

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