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iPhone Friday – Panorama Mania Courtesy of iOS6

OK I had something completely different planned for today but that’s going to have to wait. I updated my iPhone yesterday to iOS6 and of all the great new features the first one that I had to try out was the panorama option on the camera. When I first heard about it I honestly didn’t think it was going to work as well as it does. The pano “box” on the screen makes sure that the iPhone is level and once you press the shutter you just have to pan along smoothly to get your shot.

I worked today so unfortunately I didn’t have anything exciting to shoot but hopefully these 2 images will give you an idea of the potential of this new feature.

Click on the images to enlarge.

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This image was processed with Snapseed and PhotoToaster

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This was processed with Dramatic B&W and Camera Awesome

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28 responses

  1. I just read about that new feature, and am looking forward to testing it out. That’s quite the reading list by the way. 🙂

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    September 21, 2012 at 9:13 am

  2. Looks like it work well, nice shots.

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    September 21, 2012 at 9:58 am

  3. Cool stuff Edith, I need to update!!! Have a great weekend

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    September 21, 2012 at 10:48 am

  4. These are awesome, Edith! I updated mine last night, but I have yet to play with the new features. Thanks for posting these, now I gotta try it myself.

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    September 21, 2012 at 12:21 pm

  5. I’d heard about this feature. I wouldn’t have guessed the first shot was a Pano. Second one is real moody and looks great.

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    September 21, 2012 at 1:01 pm

    • Thanks Andy. Yes the first one is a pano but it was a short shelf so I did’t use the whole length as I did in the second image.

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      September 21, 2012 at 5:50 pm

  6. Nice panos, Edith. Must admit, I spent more time checking out your titles though. Interesting!

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    September 21, 2012 at 2:08 pm

  7. Oooh, I did my update the other night. I need to try this!! Great shots :).

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    September 21, 2012 at 2:14 pm

  8. Neat shots and informative! Thanks.

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    September 21, 2012 at 3:04 pm

  9. Nice shots here, Edith. I was holding off on the update until I knew more about it but you’ve now inspired me to get it done. 😉

    Nothing like an upgrade with new toys to experiment with.
    Have a great weekend, friend.

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    September 21, 2012 at 6:28 pm

    • Thanks Jimi. The upgrade went flawlessly and I really like the upgrade. You have a great weekend too.

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      September 21, 2012 at 9:56 pm

  10. Hi Edith, thanks for stopping by my blog 🙂 – I like many of your photos – have been surfing around in some of your galleries….

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    September 21, 2012 at 8:11 pm

  11. Love the dramatic atmosphere in the second one!

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    September 21, 2012 at 11:34 pm

  12. Yo lo actualice anoche, no sabía de esta opción, ¡me encanta!, gracias por compartir, besos

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    September 22, 2012 at 2:37 am

  13. Great post, can’t wait to try it out on my iPhone, when iOS6 is done installing 😀

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    September 22, 2012 at 4:42 pm

  14. I find it quite exciting to study books on a shelf… especially if they belong to someone I find interesting.

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    September 26, 2012 at 3:11 pm

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