What the heck is a vertorama?

What’s that you say? This photo has been up on Flickr for quite some time without a link to a before and after comparison? Sheesh, I’m lazy. 😉

Anyway, this photo is technically referred to as a vertorama. It basically means that it’s composed of multiple stitched photos in a vertical format as opposed to a (more traditional) horizontal panoramic format. This particular image is composed of 6 HDR photos. The 6 (processed) HDR photos were stitched together using Autopano Giga, a very powerful piece of software that makes pano work very easy.

If you are curious about the HDR Panorama process, I’ve created a little tutorial that explains it in greater detail.

Ehem… And the link to the before and after is up 😉


Technical Mumbo Jumbo:

– Nikon D90 – Tamron 28-300 f/5.6-6.3 @ 28mm f/5.6 Iso: 200 / 6X3 (handheld) Exposure Brackets (-2,0,2)
HDR Photography Processing & Tone Mapping using Photomatix Pro
Stitched the 6 HDR photos with Autopano Giga
– Post Processing & Color Correction using Photoshop
– Enhanced detail & texture with Nik Software Sharpener Pro
– Witnessed the elusive London sun =(

Daily Banana – London Sky

(move the slider to compare before and after)