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Questions tagged [image-alignment]

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How can I get the horizon and the lighthouse both level in my photo?

I took the following photo on on a recent holiday in southern Italy: I was pleased with the picture, but I could see that the horizon wasn't level, so I adjusted it (a simple rotation). The result ...
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How to take pixel-for-pixel aligned pictures with a DSLR and iPhone 7?

The Plan So I am trying to take two pictures, one with a DSLR and one with an iPhone 7. Why an iPhone 7? That's just what I own currently I want the photos to be aligned so that they are exactly the ...
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How to take 2 photos of the same scene and keep them registered

I am attempting to take 2 photos of the same scene with different settings and would like for them to be as aligned as reasonably possible. I'm doing the following to help in that goal: I'm keeping ...
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How do I fix the align_image_stack error: “No valid distortion data found in lens database”?

I am using Hugin's align_image_stack --distortion as a first step before median filtering. Unfortunately, it says No valid distortion data found in lens database I tried with both a Nikon D5300 and ...
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How to place photos in a grid

I have lots of photograph and I want to place them in a grid of my choice like 3x4 or 4x2 grid. And then place that grid on a sheet of 19 inch x 13 inch. Example: Suppose this a sheet which is 13"...
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Is it possible to add manual control before auto-aligning layers in Photoshop?

I have some shots of a construction site taken 1 month apart and I want to animate the construction progress. Problem is, because of moving fences and other hard lines, some of my images aren't ...
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Align bracketed exposure panoramas in photoshop – Repeat script…?

I have the same question as this guy: How do I align bracketed exposure panoramas in photoshop? How to align bracketed exposure panoramas in Photoshop... I've tried every trick in the book, no luck. ...
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Cannot align images with align_image_stack

align_image_stack is free and part of the Hugin tools. However, sometimes aligning images fails, or will give you awkward results - especially in the case of blurry images with little contrast. So it ...
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Why does DeepSkyStacker brighten the stars too much compared to Photoshop?

I've got a 100-ish image stack of the milky way. I always use Photoshop's stacking but sometimes it fails aligning the images or it requires too much swap space (~80GB range) on my primary drive which ...
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Software to Auto Align and Blend HDR

I am looking for software that can align photos which are slightly misaligned and then blend them together to produce a HDR photograph. I often find that I am faced with a shot that my camera cannot ...
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What's an easy way to de-rotate astronomical images taken without an equatorial mount?

I don't have an equatorial mount nor I plan to buy one. However, I would like to stack my night sky photos. Is there a software that can easily de-rotate my images so I can stack them? By easily I ...
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GIMP Image Auto-Align Plug-In: I. just. do. not. get. it. Sorry! [duplicate]

Dammit Jim, I'm a photographer not a computer expert! I have tried to use GIMP's Auto-Image-Alignment plug-in and everything's there but I just do not get how it works! I have 100 pictures of our ...
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How to align several pictures in LR?

Let's say I have several pictures of relatively similar objects (in my case it is boxes of different size). The angle of view shows three sides of a box: This pictures intended to be placed on the ...
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How to auto-align a stack of head shots?

I am working on my own "everyday face" project - taking pictures of myself to combine them in a sequence afterwards. I'm wondering what is the easiest and fastest way to align all pictures so my ...
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Is there any software to batch align copies of a pictures? [duplicate]

Are there any software to batch-align copies of a picture so that they are in same position ? These picture were clicked with a handheld camera. They are all landscape shots taken at different parts ...
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Can I align images via manually-set control points?

I have two images I would like to align. Autoalign is not possible because the images display the same place in different weather conditions. Is it possible that I select few control points (building ...
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How to center part of object in Photoshop

I would like to know how to center a part of object to the center of the screen in Photoshop. Here is an example photo - cell phone with antenna: The cellphone and it's antenna is selected as one ...
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How can I align two panoramic images?

I have two panoramas, which are already stitched. They were taken four years apart, of the same town from the same location. I want to align them and show them side by side, so that the viewer can ...
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How do I use the Canon EF 16-35/2.8L with Hugin?

I'm trying to create 360-degree panorama with Hugin, a Canon 5DMkIII, and Canon EF 16-35/2.8L, at 16mm and f/5. I took 72 images of my surroundings and am trying to combine them in Hugin. I've tried ...
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How can I make PhotoMerge work with very dark sections?

Recently, I've been experimenting with stitching together images using Photoshop CS4's PhotoMerge feature. It has always work well except for my most recent attempt. This one was at night (which is ...
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How do I align properly for border prints?

I know it will never be perfect but is there a standard method for aligning a print head so when I want to print with a border it's as squared up as possible? I use an Epson R2880. For example if I ...
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How can I overlay two images exactly by scaling one of them in gimp?

I have two different pictures of the same object, one of which is taken from roughy the same angle but has a different scale and rotation. I want both images to overlap so that the upper one matches ...
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How can I salvage an HDR image from non-optimal source images?

During a recent wedding, I took a number of shots with my Nikon D90 at different exposures, hoping to merge them into HDR pictures. However, it was done in a hurry, i.e. with no auto-bracketing or ...
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Is there an online photo alignment tool?

I would like to align two photographs that were taken from slightly different angles (the very same step that is performed before HDR creation). Anyone knows of the (online would be the best) tool ...
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Why is the Alignment step necessary in HDR?

A basic step in HDR (I guess) is aligning the bracketed images together, but what I don't understand is why we need this step. The images are all the same, since they were taken from the same location ...
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What is it called when multiple photos are adjusted for further blending?

I have taken a series of noisy photos without a tripod. I want one less noisy version, so I need average them down to one photo. But details of the individual images do not exactly match, so that ...