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#1 psdixon


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Posted 09 July 2014 - 10:44 PM



This is my first post.  I'm reading Northup's "Stunning" DSLR book on my Kindle.  On location 895 of 6447 he says he uses a "free software to combine them into a single photo."  Does anyone know what software he used, or can you recommend one?  I use Lightroom, but sadly it doesn't do panoramas.


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Posted 10 July 2014 - 04:00 PM

It's called Microsoft ICE (Image Composite Editor). http://research.micr...groups/ivm/ice/

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Posted 10 July 2014 - 11:19 PM

Hey cool I am going to check that one out too, thanks Mike!

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Posted 07 December 2014 - 05:40 PM

You could also try Hugin, it is free and I have found it quite useful


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Posted 17 April 2015 - 03:30 PM

I just tried a quick pano using Microsoft ICE. In the past I have always done my own stitching, using layers in PaintShop Pro and doing a very careful job (much work!). But I have to say that ICE did a really nice job on my first attempt, which is just a tripod-held series of shots of the marsh across the street from where I live. Here it is:




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Posted 17 April 2015 - 04:36 PM

I've tried ICE also, it's pretty easy to get a decent photo out of it.


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Posted 28 April 2015 - 11:15 AM

I use both ICE and Hugin, (and merge to pano in Photoshop CS)  but now LightRoom CC/6 has merge to pano built in.

So will have to give that a whirl.


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Posted 02 May 2015 - 03:27 PM

Has anyone a comparison between Lightroom 6 Pano and ICE?

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