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Photo by Macduff Everton.

Chapter 2

Framing and Composition

For many photographers, the framing of a panoramic image naturally depends on the subject. However, with any kind of camera – specialized, rotational, or conventional – it remains necessary to know how to frame and compose, and to take account of certain image distortions.

“To compose is to form a harmonious whole from different parts.” Difficult to teach and understand, composition reveals our sensitivity and point of view with regard to the world around us. This is more than just a series ...

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