Gigapan

Hands-on Review

Have you ever wanted to create massive panoramic images with ridiculous amounts of detail? Gigapan's Epic series robotic camera mounts are designed expressly for that purpose. In this video, Kelby Media's Larry Becker gets his feet wet with panoramic photography by reviewing the Gigapan Epic Pro, which is designed for larger DSLR/lens combinations.

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1 year ago
News

With the purchase of a GigaPan EPIC Robotic Camera Mount through B&H, you are eligible for a free download of GigaPan’s Stitch.Efx stitching software. With the mount and software combined, you can create well-detailed, perfectly aligned, stitched-together imagery—easily and seamlessly.

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2 years ago
Tips and Solutions

There’s something about the shape or aspect ratio of panoramic photographs that always makes you slow down for a closer look. Most of the pictures we view on a regular basis in print or online are invariably horizontal, in 3:2 or 4:3 rectangular aspect ratios, which can be visually digested with a quick pass or two of our eyes.

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2 years ago
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Back in the early days of photography, panoramic photographs, which by definition are wide-field, unbroken sweeps of scenery, were captured using cameras with pivoting lens turrets that “painted” the image across a wide sheet of film as the lens rotated from left to right (or vice versa).

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3 years ago