Photo by David J. Osborn.

Chapter 3

Flatback Cameras and Picture-Taking

From a simple throwaway to large-format, any digital or traditional camera will allow you to discover the joys of panoramic photography. All you need to do is to crop the film or final print lengthwise!

The possibilities for taking a flatback panoramic photograph are numerous. Using a “non-panoramic” camera, one can mentally crop a horizontal, panoramic band in the viewfinder while taking the picture; then the print can be cut to the same dimensions. Some flatback cameras are ...

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