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Week after week, we state that “photography has the power of lightening up our daily lives,”; and what a wonderful way of kick-starting our frantic routines by diving into some beautiful images in the comfort of our seats! Panoramic photographs date back to the film era; historically, this type of imagery developed as a less-used format. Nowadays, with the wonders of digital technology, we can render reality in all its wideness. Here is a fine selection of panoramic shots shared by our community for the weekly photography challenge. Without further ado, prepare your screens for some nice panoramic shots!

Photo Of The Week – September 11th, 2023

photo of the week
Copyright – Pat

What Are Our Members Up To?

Pour some coffee or tea and enjoy these gorgeous panoramic photographs!

This is the result of three images stitched in Photoshop.

nant y moch
Copyright – Frogdaily

Nant y Moch panoramic image after stitching 3 photographs in Lightroom.

green field pano
Copyright – Tersha

It is a pretty natural framing for sure; not all panoramic shots have to fulfill the stitching approach.

zeppelin at night
Copyright – Timothy S. Allen

Now this is insane… This image is the result of stitching 47 images in Photoshop.

city at night pano
Copyright – David Chesterfield

Beautiful composition!

pristine nature pano
Copyright – Charmaine Joubert

We all have to agree that clouds will always make the sky look interesting in a landscape shot, gorgeous capture!

dramatic skies pano
Copyright – Wendy P

“Navaho Point, South Rim of Grand Canyon”

navaho point
Copyright – Michael

Four images were stitched together in this beautiful photo of Moraine Lake in the Canadian Rockies.

moraine lake
Copyright – Rob Eyers

“Liverpool skyline 3 stitched photos”

liverpool skyline
Copyright – Davidc

New England autumn is seen through 4 vertical photographs stitched in Lightroom.

new england autumn
Copyright – Pat Garrett

And a sunrise along her riverbank. This time, 4 raw photographs stitched in Lightroom Classic from Adobe.

sunrise riverbank
Copyright – Pat Garrett

A macro panoramic shot of some poppy-seed heads built with 5 images stitched in Lightroom.

pano poppy pods
Copyright – Tersha

An impressive view from 11 images stitched in Photoshop.

country road pano
Copyright – David Chesterfield

As you might have guessed by now, panoramic shots with people in them are even less common than regular pano images out there. 3 or 4 photos were stitched in Lightroom Classic to produce the final image here.

pano on the beach
Copyright – Pat Garrett

This challenge made me think, is there a technical difference between Lightroom and Photoshop for these types of images? Please, let us know in the comments below!

What You Shouldn't Be Missing From The Light Stalking Community

Dave stumbled with a four-spotted skimmer; he reckons about many different kinds of dragonflies.

dragonfly closeup
Copyright – Dave Watkins

Patrick blew our minds with this shot! And if you want to know the story behind this frame, click here now!

classic black and white still life
Copyright – Patrick

And a cinematic reminder that three is the magic number:

cinematic tree shot
Copyright – Patrick

Beth delighted us with a toy pic since she hasn't shared more of these in a while:

figurine shot
Copyright – Beth

And Rob shared a captivating image of the landscape while on his way to view Dawes Glacier just south of Juneau, Alaska. Look at the gradient produced by the repetitions from the landscape!

dawes glacier landscape
Copyright – Rob Eyers

The Mobile Monday Challenge is open for sharing some shots! And if you want to see more shots, take a look at the Members Picks, a place where our community shares their favorite photographs from our forums every week.

We'd Love To Hear Your Thoughts

Also, our Feedback Forum has some nice pictures, and is clear that some of you have started building a solid photography style. This is the right place for those who want to grow fast as photographers.

Here, you'll get your work critiqued by plenty of well-intended people, but you'll also have the chance to critique your peers. We truly believe in the power of criticism and feedback. Here are some of the most interesting shots shared during the last week:

The Shark Tank is a great place to learn and discuss, so please read the instructions for a better critique experience. Share your comments, opinions, and doubts on any or all of the images above. We also will be delighted to see some of your own images. Don't be shy, critiques are given to photographs and not photographers.

Also, don't forget to participate in our 659th challenge!

About Author

Federico has a decade of experience in documentary photography, and is a University Professor in photography and research methodology. He's a scientist studying the social uses of photography in contemporary culture who writes about photography and develops documentary projects. Other activities Federico is involved in photography are curation, critique, education, mentoring, outreach and reviews. Get to know him better here.

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