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Go Wider with Panoramic Photography by Scott Wyden Kivowitz

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Making Frames

Photographing the frames necessary for a panorama is a lot of fun, but it can also be challenging. You have the choice to use a long lens for a close-up panorama or a wider lens for that open-air feeling. The more frames you capture, the wider your panorama can be. How does a 10:1 ratio sound?

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Preparing

When preparing to photograph a panorama, the first thing you need to do is scout the perfect location. As photographers, we must often visualize the panoramic aspect ratio. It can be helpful to use your camera’s viewfinder or live view gridlines to help “see” the scene in your mind. Once you have the perfect location, it’s time to ...

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