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Photographer Composites Photo-Happy Tourists into Unusual Panoramas

Every year, millions of tourists flock to Banff National Park in Canada to see and photograph the gorgeous landscapes. Photographer Meghan Krauss was fascinated by the crowds of tourists shooting selfies and other photos in these pristine locations, so in 2013, she began to shoot panoramic photos of those spots and then composite large numbers of tourists into a single frame.

Shooting a 20 Gigapixel Panorama of Yankee Stadium

What is the largest photograph you have ever taken? Ask professional photographer David Bergman that question and he will proudly tell you he shot and produced a 20 gigapixel -- or 20,000 megapixel -- image of Yankee Stadium this year for Canon EXPO 2015. By stitching together 825 Canon 5Ds R images with a resolution of 50MP each, the result is a gigantic photograph with stunning detail.

The 3.5-minute video above is a behind-the-scenes look at how the photo was made.

Photographer Makes 6-Foot-Long Print of Every Single Person at Wedding

Photographer Liam Hennessey runs a wedding photography studio in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Recently he was hired to shoot a wedding at a hotel that was extremely close to his studio. Wanting to do something unique for the couple, an ambitious idea popped into Hennessey's head: "Why don't we have every guest come to our studio and get their photo taken?" he thought.

So they did.

Microsoft Discontinues Photosynth’s Mobile Apps

Fan’s of Microsoft’s Photosynth technology may be a bit disappointed to learn that the company is retiring their mobile applications for iOS and Windows Phone. Microsoft won’t be ditching their entire Photosynth efforts. However, they note that they will be instead focusing on the more immersive solutions introduced in the Photosynth technical preview. Those who have already downloaded the applications can continue to utilize them, but they are now officially unsupported.

Leica Crafted a One-of-a-Kind Panoramic S2 for Josef Koudelka

Here's one of the perks of being a world famous photographer: having a major camera company make you a one-of-a-kind camera. When Czech street photographer Josef Koudelka made his jump from film to digital, Leica helped make his transition easier by creating a one-of-a-kind panoramic version of the S2 for him.

This is the First Photo Ever Taken from the Surface of a Comet

Human kind did something incredible yesterday: we landed something on the surface of a comet. After a 10 year journey to Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, Rosetta released its lander Philae, which arrived on the comet's surface, bounced around a bit because of a malfunction, and then sent back the very first photo from the surface of a comet.

Fancam Captures Massive 20 Gigapixel Group Photos of Fans at Large Events

To celebrate the return of LeBron James yesterday, the Cleveland Cavaliers decided to do a massive group photo with all the fans in attendance. Today they released the 360-degree, 20-gigapixel photograph online for fans to find themselves in, tag, and share.

The giant group panorama -- and many others like it -- was captured by a company called Fancam, which specializes in shooting some of the largest group shots in history.

Oppo Slaps a Motorized Selfie Camera on Its Latest Smartphone

Oppo, the Chinese company behind some of the most unusual smartphones we've ever reported on, is back at it again with the N3. The successor to the N1 smartphone they released last September, the new N3 takes the lineup’s instantly recognizable swivel camera to the next level by giving it a motor.

How I Built a Huge Gigapixel Panoramic Robot

Today I want to share how I created a few huge, Gigapixel photos, using a DIY panoramic head. Actually, it is not a panoramic head, because it not only goes right and left, but also up and down.

How to Create Glitched Portraits with Your Phone’s Panorama Mode

Almost every smartphone camera comes with a dedicated panorama mode nowadays. Normally, this mode is used to capture large areas in a single image. However, its true abilities are only limited by your imagination.

As YouTubers Sam and Niko show us in the above video, the feature can be used to create glitched panorama portraits that humorously warp and contort subjects.

Using the Fuji GX 617 Camera to Capture 6x17cm Panoramic Negatives on 120 Film

This monster, pictured here next to a Minox, yields 6 x 17 centimeter slides or negatives on 120 film, 4 images on a roll which you can blow up to insane dimensions.

It all started in my photo club, where someone showed 1 meter big prints from Scotland. These landscapes were so incredibly detailed and rich they totally overwhelmed me, they hit me like lightning. They were taken with a Linhof 6×17 panoramic camera.

DPRK 360: Photographer Captures Immersive 360° Panoramas All Over North Korea

About a year ago, we linked out to what we then believed to be the first 360-degree interactive panorama ever made of Pyongyang, North Korea. That interactive image was shot by photographer Aram Pan, but it was only the beginning.

Since then he's expanded in a big way, shooting over 40 interactive 360-degree panoramas all over the mysterious country for the DPRK 360 website and Facebook page.