Brenzier method - anyway to compile pictures in PSE ?

April 17th, 2018
HI, I was just wondering if anyone knew of a free site that I could use on-line to stitch pictures together please? or have any suggestions on how I could do this... I only have PS elements and I have tried to knit 4 pics - 2 up and 2 down but photomerge will only merge one line of pics together - I tried with several different pics and made sure there was a good overlap. All my searches have failed to find anything on line so thought I would ask here on the off chance really. Thanks.
April 17th, 2018
there was a challenge about this a while back just in case there is any info or examples you could use, been a while, i did try it but i have photoshop. did you try merging each line and then merging those together?
April 18th, 2018
Thanks for our help and the link @kali66 I doubt ps elements will merge the lines together but I will give it a go anyway.
April 18th, 2018
@stephanies just do it one by one it should work like sewing a quilt :)
April 20th, 2018
I use Photoshop mainly. But that's also because I like it if you see the stitch in the frames for example. Sorry, I was looking for an example but the are all in closed albums because I'm not an ace at the moment. I shoot photo's with that in mind so there is enough overlap and less distortion due to perspective issues. Then I make 2 layers and place both (or more) photo's on top of each other. By making them half transparent you can see what you are doing. Sometime I use the distortion tool to make both image fit more on the overlap. You have to make sure the overlap zone fits as good as posible. Then set the transparency to 0 (no transparency) and use a wide soft edge eraser (smaller in size than the overlap zone) to make both images to look like one.
April 20th, 2018
I tried some stitching software for Mac but I was never pleased with the results. Some are hard to understand and if you don't exactly know what all settings do it's you trial and error. Some are easy to use but with poor results. Some only have panorama option.
I think I tried Hugin. Not an easy program but ok results.
There are many option but not many are free:
December 15th, 2018
I use ICE (Image Composite Editor), it's freeware from Microsoft. I'm very happy with the results for all kind of panoramas.
December 21st, 2018
If you use Google Photos, they will stitch your photos together even if you don't ask. Google Photos likes to fiddle around with your photos while you sleep, and then they tell you that they have a new creation for you.
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