Atlanta Skyline Sunset Panorama

Atlanta Skyline Sunset Panorama

Thanks to Duane Stork (Duane Stork Photography) for allowing me to tag along as he shot Atlantic Station with a GigaPan.

This is my first panoramic photo… ever. All I knew to do was level the camera and overlap the images. I was unsure how to stitch the images together. Fortunately, Photoshop does a pretty good job. Since this shoot, I have progressed a bit. Check out my panoramic portfolio here:  panoramic art portfolio.

Atlanta skyline sunset panoramic looking south and including midtown all the way over to Atlantic Station.

Atlanta sunset panorama looking south from Peachtree & 75/85, north of the Masonic Lodge.

Atlanta Panoramic Cityscape at Sunset

  1. I captured 9-12 RAW images with a Nikon D3s and 70-200/2.8 at f8.0 in vertical orientation
  2. Processed in Lightroom 3.3 and converted to 16 bit TIFFs
  3. Stitched together in Photoshop CS5, levels adjusted
  4. Further enhanced in LR3

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  1. #1 by Robert Bromfield on March 26, 2011 - 12:37 pm

    Where in Atlanta was this taken? I have always wanted to do a pano in Atlanta but there aren’t many public places with great views.

  2. #2 by Carroll Morgan on March 26, 2011 - 12:45 pm

    Robert, I’m sorry, but I am not at liberty to share the location. It is not public.

  3. #3 by Axel on April 4, 2011 - 3:04 pm

    Did you try Microsoft ICE? 64-bit stitching, quite easy to use and outstanding output.

  4. #4 by Carroll Morgan on April 4, 2011 - 3:22 pm

    I did but it does not stitch the images and then blend nearly as well as PS CS5. I was totally surprised how well PS did. Check out my most recent panos. I think you will like them.

  5. #5 by Karen, a Florida foreclosure attorney on May 10, 2011 - 11:41 am

    Hi Carol! I think you’re doing a good job with these photos. It’s very good. It captured the real beauty of the city. Keep up the good work.


  6. #6 by Paul on March 23, 2013 - 12:41 am

    Great images!! I have also used PS to stitch 9 raw images and wanted to edit in LR4. How did you save PS file? Export to LR? Any help would be great. Thanks!

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