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Here is a bibliography of all books ever written about panoramas or panoramic pictures.

Panorama theater, the painted panorama

  • Storia del panorama: La visione totale nella pittura del 19. secolo
Bordini, Silvia, Roma. Officina, 1984.
  • Canvas Documentaries - Panoramic Entertainments in Nineteenth-century Australia and New Zealand
Mimi Colligan, Melbourne University Publishing, 2002, ISBN 0-522-85019-7
book page
  • The Panorama, history of a mass medium
Oetterman, Stephan, Zone Books, New York 1997, ISBN 0942299833
  • Das Panorama, die Geschichte einer vergessenen Kunst
Bernard Comment, Nicolaische Verlagsbuchhandlung Beuermann GmbH, Berlin 2000, ISBN 3-87584-941-8
  • Augenreisen, Das Panorama in der Schweiz
Editors: Schweizerisches Alpines Museum & Schweizerischer Alpen-Club, Bern 2001, ISBN 3-9520873-6-X

Digital panoramas

  • Praxistraining Fotografie: Panorama
Bredenfeld, Thomas, ISBN 978-3827363244, video2brain, Graz / Addison-Wesley, Munich, 2010
Video training, german, 18 hours, DVD
Live video section covering capture techniques and hardware, screencast section about software and production workflow
  • Praxisbuch Digitale Panoramafotografie
Bredenfeld, Thomas, ISBN 978-3836212236, Galileo Press, Bonn, 2009, 1st Edition
360 p., german, full color, with DVD
  • Digitale Fotopraxis Panoramafotografie
Bredenfeld, Thomas, ISBN 978-3836218610, Galileo Press, Bonn, 2012, 2nd Edition
380 p., german, full color, with DVD
German standard book about the complete workflow of panorama production
book companion website
  • 360 Degree Imaging: The Photographers Panoramic Virtual Reality Manual
Andrews, Philip, ISBN 2-88046-732-2
  • Assembling Panoramic Photo
Bodin, Bertrand, and others. , Paris, Editions Eyrolles, 2004. ISBN 0596009755
Nice book, nice pictures, mainly Realviz Stitcher related, but interesting and well realized.
  • Interactive Panoramas: Techniques for Digital Panoramic Photography
Jacobs, Corinna, Heidelberg (Germania), Springer Verlag, 2004. (English) ISBN 3540211403
German Version: Digitale Panoramen. Tipps, Tricks und Techniken für die Panoramafotografie, 2003. ISBN 3540003002
Nice and detailed book on digital panoramas and objects composing, from shooting to displaying, including hardware and software tips and tricks.
  • The QuickTime VR Book
Kitchens, Susan A.,Berkeley, Peachpit Press, 1998. (English) ISBN 0201696843
One of the early book about QTvr panoramas, including detailed manual of QTVR-AS, and detailed QTVR scripting possibilities. One of the early code-bibles.

Film panoramas

  • Experiments in 360° Panoptic photography
Dusariez, Michel; Pierroux, Ludovic; Larsen, Lars R. , Bruxelles, Michel DUSARIEZ Editions, 1996
Nice panoramic-format self-printed book of sketches and instrction on how to selfbuild a rotational film panoramic camera. Some really interesting picures, penalized in quality by the selfprint, but may be still font of ispiration.
  • Panoramic photography
Meehan, Joseph, New York, Amphoto Books, 1996.
Extremely useful and detailed book about panorama shooting with film, with a detailed listing of panoramic cameras, both rotational and nonrotational, including some custombuilt ones. Meehan touches also important keys about image composition and weight. Some great image.