A panoramic photograph is also called as a segmental photograph. Simply stating, it is the photograph that is taken in pieces and pieced together to get the bigger picture. There are many such kinds of pictures that are available. The main reason for taking or creating such pictures is that the picture will be able to give the viewer a large dimension of the scenery. If there is a single photograph, then the picture will be incomplete and the person who has taken the picture would not have been able to convey the full view to the viewers. The panoramic photograph on the other hand, helps the viewer to be able to appreciate an amazing picture that people think will be impossible.
The use of various kinds of software these days have made it very easy for the person to be able to put up a lot of photographs that are connected to make a panoramic photograph. George Barnard is one of the pioneers in the panoramic photograph and he started making such photographs as early as the 1860s. These days, it is much more easier because of the availability of various kinds of cameras that allow a person to take photographs that have such kind of abilities.
The availability of high quality cameras make it possible for the photographs to be taken so that there are no blind spot in the picture when the photograph is taken. Once the pictures are captured by the camera, there are various software that can help in the process of creating a unique and amazing photograph that is stitched together with the available software. This is also called as the segmental stitching.
The result is a pure work of art that is amazing. There are many cameras that are able to take these full hemisphere pictures. There are various advantages of the panoramic photograph. This makes it easier for the people who are taking the photograph to be able to give a whole idea about the picture instead of various pictures. The people viewing will be able to view the whole film like picture at one shot and from one point in the space, rather than viewing it in. The lack of aberrations and distortions in the completed picture make it amazing to the naked eye. This kind of panoramic photography is used mainly by journalists and also in movies to a large extent.