By Lesa Snider
One of the caveats of being a photographer is that you may not be equipped with a lens that’s wide enough to capture the scene you want. When such misfortune strikes, all is not lost; you can take several overlapping shots and then merge them into a panorama using Adobe Photoshop’s Camera Raw plug-in, which comes with Photoshop. (For the curious, the steps are nearly identical for creating a pano in Lightroom.)
Why you should use Camera Raw
Camera Raw has made some serious technological advances in recent versions. In version 9.0, it began stitching raw files into a panorama that’s also in raw format (DNG) in lieu of rendering the pano into pixels. This lets you keep all glorious data included in the individual raw files, which you need for adjusting tone and color.
Read more here:: How to stitch photos into a panorama using Adobe Camera Raw