IMPORTANT: This article applies only to specific products and/or operating systems. Check the Applicable Products and Categories section of this article before starting these steps.
IMPORTANT: If model-specific information is required to complete any of the steps in this solution, refer to the operating instructions supplied with the product. Manuals are posted on your model support page.
- Exit the Easy mode on the camera.
- Select the desired panorama image size.
NOTE: The camera can shoot 43 MB (10480 x 4096) panoramic images if Panorama Image Size is set to High Resolution (HR). When shooting high-resolution panoramic images, it takes longer to process the images than normal sweep panorama.
- Select the desired panoramic shooting mode.
- If your camera has a mode dial, simply turn the dial to the panoramic position.
- If your camera has a touch-screen LCD, touch the Mode icon and then select Panoramic Shooting Scene.
NOTE: Depending on your camera model, you may have more than one panoramic option from which to choose. Some cameras have a 3D Sweep Panorama or Underwater Sweep Panorama feature.
- Hold the camera firmly.
- Keep your arms tight to your sides.
- Pan the camera at a constant speed in the direction of the arrow showing on the camera LCD screen for approximately four to five seconds.
NOTE: Depending on your camera model, you can pan down to up, up to down, left to right, or right to left.
IMPORTANT: The situations below are not suitable for shooting panoramic images.
- Moving subjects
- Subjects too close to the camera
- Image with a repeating pattern such as sky, sandy beach, or lawn
- Image with constant change such as waves or water falls
- Extremely dark night scenes