Landscape photography: shoot stunning panoramics and do justice to a vast scene

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(Image credit: © Getty Images/Martin Ruegner)

Some vast landscape scenes don’t suit a conventional aspect ratio, so a wider, more cinematic one could work much better. Many camera phone devices have a panoramic photo mode, but the image quality will fall short of a DSLR or mirrorless camera, especially if you want to create professional prints or edit the raw captures.

In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to do justice to an epic scenic vista by capturing a series of images, then merging them together using Photoshop CC

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Dan Mold
Deputy Editor

Deputy Editor on PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine, Dan also brings his technical wizardry and editing skills to Digital Camera World. He has been writing about all aspects of photography for over 10 years, having previously served as technical writer and technical editor for Practical Photography magazine, as well as Photoshop editor on Digital Photo

Dan is an Adobe-certified Photoshop guru, making him officially a beast at post-processing – so he’s the perfect person to share tips and tricks both in-camera and in post. Able to shoot all genres, Dan provides news, techniques and tutorials on everything from portraits and landscapes to macro and wildlife, helping photographers get the most out of their cameras, lenses, filters, lighting, tripods, and, of course, editing software.

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