Category Archives: Panorama


Graflex 4×5 Digital Back DIY

A Graflex Super Graphic 4×5 camera with lenses popped up on Craigslist for $125.  The seller, a photographer Timothy Wilson, explained that he no longer had time for the camera.  He knew the price was a […]

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WIFEL for Panoramas

Here’s the acronym for my pre-panorama checklist: WIFEL. W: White balance, set MANUAL, like Daylight if you’re outdoorsI: ISO, set MANUAL, to the lowest you can use, like 100 outdoors.F: Focus, set MANUAL and focus […]

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Sigma SD14 as Panorama Camera

I built a quick manual panorama maker for the Sigma out of particle board and lazy susans.  Here’s the setup: I used the 50-200mm lens, and set it to 50mm.  Although the camera takes nice […]

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