Photoshop Elements: panorama creates unexpected results

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When I try to create a panorama from three images, the program only uses two and then distorts the first or last one at a 45 degree angle.

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twclead

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Neeraj, Employee

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hi,
To avoid problems, follow these guidelines when taking pictures for use with Photomerge Panorama:

1.Images should overlap approximately 15% to 40%. If the overlap is less, Photomerge Panorama may not be able to automatically assemble the panorama. If images overlap by 50% or more, it can be difficult to work with them, and blending may not be as effective.

2.Use a consistent focal length Avoid using the zoom feature of your camera while taking your pictures.

3.Keep the camera level Although Photomerge Panorama can process slight rotations between pictures, a tilt of more than a few degrees can result in errors when automatically assembling the panorama.

I think this may solve your problem.
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twclead

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I always do all of the above and have never had this problem before. something else is wrong. Any ideas?
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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Can you post the 3 original files somewhere for others to experiment with settings? (dropbox, yousendit or other)