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Old Sep 15, 2013, 10:03 AM   #1
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How to stitch two photos?

I'm hoping someone can help me with this. I have two photos I'd like to stitch together. They are of me on the London bridge, 30 years apart. I'm traveling in the UK and I have my MacBook Air with iPhoto.

Any suggestions would be appreciated!
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Old Sep 15, 2013, 10:20 AM   #2
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quick easy way is to just open them side by side on the desktop and take a screen shot. not the best quality though, lossy, so not if you need for print.

if you have chrome installed and google+ you can open it there and get access to snapseed
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Old Sep 15, 2013, 05:10 PM   #3
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Presumably you've got Preview on your Mac.

If you just want the pictures side by side you can do it this way - for the purpose of this exercise we'll assume each photo is 800x600:

Take a screenshot and open it in Preview.
Resize it to 1600x600 Tools/Adjust Size...
Open your London Bridge photos.
For each London Bridge photo...
  • copy the photo: cmd-a , cmd-c
  • paste on the screenshot pic: cmd-v
  • drag to required position
  • click outside the pasted photo to secure the position

Hope that makes sense - let us know how you get on
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Old Sep 18, 2013, 01:17 AM   #4
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@Park Ping I thought I was the only one who used preview to edit. lol


In iPhoto you can compare both images side by side. Take a screen shot. command - shift 3

Since its only two photos you can also use Preview.

1 Open Preview - Edit - Insert Blank Page

2. Copy image 1 by highlighting it, and select copy.

3. Go to Blank page - Click on page - press command V

Repeat steps 2 and 3 for other image.
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