panoramic photograph

What is panoramic photograph?

panoramic photograph meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

A photograph, usually a landscape, taken with a camera or camera attachment designed to capture an exceptionally wide field of view, the resulting print having a ratio of width to height of 2:1 or greater (see this color example). The first panoramic camera, developed in 1843 by Joseph Puchberger of Retz, Austria, used curved daguerreotype plates and an 8-inch focal length lens to capture a 150-degree image. Click here to see examples at the Library Congress and here to read a timeline of the development of the panoramic camera, courtesy of Bill McBride.


reference: ABC-CLIO