I recently took the photos for a panorama in Chicago. Unfortunately, I didn't think the situation through properly, and I shot at a wide angle. When I first attempted to stitch the photos, I got this result:
Notice the misalignment in the beams in the middle.
Trying to correct this, I ran the images indivdually through Lightroom 4 and ran the default lens distortion profile for my lens.
For some reason, the resulting panorama was worse:
Is there anything that I can to do to align the images better?