If you own an iPhone you will know that it may well be a good phone but the camera that comes with it is very poor. So poor that they really should have just left it off the list.

However, here is a technique I use to get a pretty good image and improve on the quality by stitching together a series of photos using Windows Live Photo Gallery. I provide step-by-step instructions on how to do this in this previous blog post “How to stitch photos together to make a Panorama”

Now obviously this won’t work to well with a lot of moving objects in the photos you are taking and this will give the stitching software a hard time (and may make for some interesting results) but for a controlled environment where you want to get a nice panorama you can get some impressive results.

Take a look at the two samples below. For each I have provided all the original images and then a larger version of the stitched together photo. Click on the large image to see the results in full.

BirdCage

CBD2

You will notice that in the original images the colours are a bit washed out and the images are pretty flat.

The stitched together image brings out the colours, seems to add more detail and gives a lot of depth to the photo.

The results, given the quality of the iPhone camera, are pretty impressive.

Happy Snapping.

BondiGeek