Solutions and Formats
A panoramic photograph can be created in a number of ways, and accounting for all of them can prove to be complicated. With any format, both specialty and nonspecialty cameras exist, as well as rotating and flatback ones, allowing for a wider or narrower angle of view.
Currently, numerous paths lead to panoramic photography. Before the advent of data processing and computer software, only three approaches existed, and as we have seen in the Preface, they date to the very beginnings of photography. ...