Create Panorama and Photo Collage in Photoshop

The Photomerge™ command combines several photographs into one continuous image (Panorama).

For example, you can take five overlapping photographs of a city skyline, and then assemble them into a panorama.

Photos that are tiled horizontally as well as vertically can be assembled together.

Another creative use of this command is to create a Photo Collage quickly.

Note:

  1. Photomerge converts 16‑bits‑per-channel and 32‑bits-per-channel images to 8‑bits-per-channel images.
  2. In a Photomerge composition, placement of the individual photos can be fine-tuned, if necessary.

To create a Photomerge composition:

  1. Choose File >> Automate >> Photomerge.Dialog Box appears.
  2. Select files ,folder or opened files from the Use pop‑up menu to select source files.
  3. Alternatively you can open an already saved Photomerge composition to edit it using Open Composition button.
  4. Essential Tip: Source files must be properly taken photographs using camera with consistent size, zoom, exposure and 30% to 40% overlapping in mind.
  5. Click the Browse button to navigate to the source files or folder.
  6. Select Attempt To Automatically Arrange Source Images if you want Photoshop to try to line the images up in their proper order. Deselect this option if you want to arrange the images in the lightbox yourself.
  7. click OK to create the Photomerge composition. Source files are opened and assembled automatically.
  8. Source files are opened and assembled automatically, If you need to rearrange the order of the images, drag an image in the work area to reposition it, or rearrange the images in the lightbox.
  9. If necessary, adjust the vanishing point or blending settings of your composition.
  10. Select Composition setting option: Cylindrical or Advance Blending, as required.
  11. Select Keep as Layers, to save each image in the composition in individual layers.
  12. Do one of the following:
    • Click the OK button to generate the panorama as a new Photoshop file. The composition then opens in Photoshop.
    • Click the Save Composition As button to save the composition and open it again at a later time.
Creating Panorama using PhotoMerge command in Photoshop
Creating Photo Collage using PhotoMerge command

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