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92 Points

Wed, Mar 25, 2020 8:06 PM

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Lightroom Classic: After having merged a panorama, to be able to check which images were used for merging

Correct me if I'm wrong, but as far as I know, there's no way of checking which images were used for a panorama that has been created. When having a lot's of quite similar shots to work with (usually night sky in my case) this kind of a feature would come handy.

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12.8K Points

1 y ago

No way to know built in.  However, I just change the file name to include the range of images.  For example,  I merged images 7d2R03-#9058.CR2  through 7d2R03-#9080.CR2,.  When the resulting DNG file came back from the merge operation i renamed it to 7d2R03-#9058-#9080 Pano.dng.   

In addition, just for record keeping, I set the copy name to "LR8.3 Merge to Pano"  so i'd know what SW and SW version I used for the pano.  BTW, I use the same technique with Merge to HDR where the SW and Version are more critical and as I use several different HDR products at different times.  

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14.9K Points

1 y ago

Simply use what LR Classic offers in the Panoram or HDR menu there is a Stacking box, validate it and the first image in the stack will be the calculated panoramic image, in the name of the file, will be added panorama or hdr and in software metadata: lightroom .... version

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11.5K Points

1 y ago

How about select the Stack With Originals checkbox, then you know which ones were used?

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14.9K Points

1 y ago

In the dialog for creating the panorama, after selecting the photos, in my screenshot, with a blue frame, check the box 'Pile' \u003d 'Stack', The result surrounded in green ....

And after, the stacked images ....




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1 y ago

Right, creating stacks when merging seems to be an answer. Thank you.