Tag Archives: panorama

what goes around …

Toronto. … comes around. The cirkut cameras must be very attractive to collectors – I have about 10 posts on them. Wednesday, November 16th, we had an interesting presentation on Cirkut and Panoramic cameras and Cirkut kits by Christopher Creighton. … Continue reading

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our Nov 16, 2022 presentation via ZOOM

As I mentioned yesterday, we welcome Chris Creighton as our November 16th, 2022 speaker. Chris will be doing his talk via ZOOM. The talk is titled: “Cirkut & Panoramic Photography with Christopher Creighton”. You can sign up for free now … Continue reading

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going full circle …

Toronto. … often meant starting over as perhaps the designer of this odd panorama camera did. The article in the December, 1940 issue of Popular Mechanics describes a clock-work camera that records a full 360 degree image in fifteen seconds … Continue reading

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it’s a wide wide world

Toronto. It’s time again to enter your pano shots to the Epson Pano Awards for 2022. Daniel Trippolt was chosen as this year’s top amateur photographer. The photo at left is an example of his work. Daniel writes, “I was … Continue reading

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dear old golden rule days

Toronto. As photography expanded, an increasing number of photographers specialized in various areas. Some went into school photography with group shots of the pupils and staff sometimes complemented with individual student portraits. Occasionally a panorama view took the entire student … Continue reading

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electricity to the rescue

Toronto. Whenever a new technology or process was announced people found ways to use it for profit. A few decades ago photographers set up multi flash units to light large areas when a shot was taken. The idea of harnessing … Continue reading

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and you think printer …

Toronto. The massive Japanese company, Epson, is known for its printers and other electronic accessories. But it also hosts the annual photographic contest called, “The EPSON International Pano Awards” with its traditional large number of categories and prizes. Their 11th … Continue reading

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the big picture

Toronto. As executives, we were often told to consider “the big picture”. Well, in the first half of the last century, that was more than buzzwords! In the day, panorama photos were popular as a means to take groups – … Continue reading

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EPSON International Pano Awards Winners

Toronto. My thanks to Bob Lansdale for alerting me that Epson has announced its 2017 panorama awards winners.  Have a look and see the remarkable range of award winning photographs. Show at right is the Ten Huts panorama which won … Continue reading

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Vancouver panoramas

Toronto. George Dunbar found this link to a number of old Vancouver panoramas in the City of Vancouver Archives and sent it to me last Tuesday. While I have done a few posts on the panoramas (Clocks for Seeing,Groupies,W. J Moore … Continue reading

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