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Image orientation with the shorter side in horizontal direction like usually used for portrait photography (hence the name).  
 
Image orientation with the shorter side in horizontal direction like usually used for portrait photography (hence the name).  
  
Most image sensors and many film types have a longer and a shorter side. Shooting portrait gives a wider vertical and a narrower horizontal [[Field of View]] for a single shot. For a cylindrical panorama you need more shots for a given field of view if you shoot pportrait but you get a higher resolution.
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Most image sensors and many film types have a longer and a shorter side. Shooting portrait gives a wider vertical and a narrower horizontal [[Field of View]] in each single shot. For a cylindrical panorama you need more shots for a given field of view if you shoot pportrait but you get a higher resolution.

Revision as of 21:31, 6 July 2005

Image orientation with the shorter side in horizontal direction like usually used for portrait photography (hence the name).

Most image sensors and many film types have a longer and a shorter side. Shooting portrait gives a wider vertical and a narrower horizontal Field of View in each single shot. For a cylindrical panorama you need more shots for a given field of view if you shoot pportrait but you get a higher resolution.