Panoramic photography has never been easier than it is today, thanks to digital technology. In the days of film, your options for panoramic photos were the purchase of expensive, but very capable, panoramic cameras, stitching images together in a darkroom, or physically cutting and pasting prints together. Panoramic cameras, like the Linhof Technorama-series, Hasselblad XPan, Fujifilm GX, or Horseman SW-series cameras, are beautiful machines and still incredibly viable tools of the trade if you want to take exquisite panoramic images with film.
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Back in the first half of the 20th century, when people tended to get a job with a company and stay there until they retired, businesses used to commission panoramic photographs of their employees. Copies of these photographs would grace the head office walls, be given to each employee, and even used in annual reports. I should protect this.
What panoramic photographs add to the record of the natural environment and of the social and cultural history of Florida is a magic that is both aesthetic and psychological. EDGE TO EDGE comprises more than vintage panoramic photographs and original vintage postcards that draw out the fascinating history of this unique style of photography from Florida's "golden years" in the early twentieth century. Collected from a number of major public collections and private holdings, these images provide us with an image of the natural environment and of the social and cultural history of a now long-vanished "sunshine state.
Browse Collection. The panorama photograph has been around almost as long as photography. From the beginning photographers wanted to be able to show city scenes which could not be encompassed in a satisfactory way by one view from a normal camera.
What is it about the group panoramic photo, the "widest of wide screens, a time-lapse that occurs in a single frame," that is, as Luc Sante writes, so "strange and compelling? There we are, every one of us, recorded for posterity. We were there, together.
Panoramic photography is a technique of photographyusing specialized equipment or software, that captures images with horizontally elongated fields of view. It is sometimes known as wide format photography. The term has also been applied to a photograph that is cropped to a relatively wide aspect ratiolike the familiar letterbox format in wide-screen video.