Panographies – Panoramas with Creative Chaos

Usually you see panoramas only as cleanly cut photos in ultra wide format (like this one for example). They are commonly created from several separate shots, but overlapping parts are removed. Not so with “panographies”. They utilize the creative chaos as distinctive element. Hard intersections are deliberate and essential. The more, the better. There is […]

Vertical Panoramas II – Tunnel Vision

Vertical panoramas are not only interesting under clear sky. The panorama at the left was shot in a tunnel. The tunnel has a semi circled ceiling. The panorama was shot exactly from the center, so the semi circle transforms into straight lines. I really like how the ceiling in this photo looks as if it […]

Vertical Panoramas I – World on the Edge

How comes that most panoramas are horizontal? I believe, vertical panoramas can provide a much more unusual perspective on the world. I shot this panorama, for example, near Schloss Rosenstein in Stuttgart, Germany. A small path led through a green park down to a kind of viewing platform. From there you have a great view […]

xRez – Gigapixel panoramas

Most of you probably heard of the Gigapxl Project. They produce digital images with a stunning resolution of several thousand Megapixels. The Gigapxl Project uses custom-built large format cameras, a technique quite unavailable for most people. xRez, on the other hand, specialized on producing gigapixel images without special equipment. Instead of taking one gigantic image, […]