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Martin Liew
02-19-2010, 09:32 AM
http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y146/Mezzotint/Panorama/SG%20in%20Vertical/SGFlyer_small_n.jpg
Singapore Flyer - On Sheares' Bridge
2009 Martin Liew Photography

Horizon Perfekt | 28mm | shutter speed not recorded | Agfa Vista 400 | B&W Conversion and warm toned in Photoshop



http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y146/Mezzotint/Panorama/SG%20in%20Vertical/SGFlyer_02_small_n.jpg
Joy ride along Singapore Flyer...
2009 Martin Liew Photography

Horizon Perfekt | 28mm | shutter speed not recorded | Agfa Vista 400 | B&W Conversion and warm toned in Photoshop

Vaughn
02-19-2010, 10:12 AM
I like vertical panoramas and for me, the one on the bottom is the better of the two. But I do like how the distortion of the lightpole of the top image works well with the whole image.

However, as this is an analog-only site, presenting images that have been color converted in Photoshop and never actually printed as a wet-process print, does not quite fit here -- but instead on APUG's sister site of hybrid photography (hybrid -- digital capture, wet process print, or film capture and digitally produced print/image). The exception is if you do plan on making a wet process print, and the photoshopped image you are presenting resembles, as best you can, what the wet process print does, or will look like.

Vaughn

Martin Liew
02-19-2010, 10:23 AM
My sincere apology as I have overlooked. Thanks for the kind advise. :)

Shawn Dougherty
02-19-2010, 10:27 AM
Check out the work of Horst Hamann. I think you might enjoy it. Shawn

Martin Liew
02-19-2010, 10:43 AM
Thanks for sharing Shawn.

In fact, I already know about Horst Haman's Verticals body of work. I got so inspired by his work that I bought myself a Horizon Perfekt swing-lens panorama camera and started shooting since last November.

U can see some of my vertical panorama work in my website. More fotos are coming. :)

Jeff Kubach
02-19-2010, 10:47 AM
Excellant work!

Jeff

Vaughn
02-19-2010, 11:04 AM
Also look at the work of Geir Jordahl

http://www.jordahlphoto.com/framegallg.html

His older work was done with a swing-lens Widelux camera (spelling?) -- some are vertical (but all with infrared film). He eventually switched to an Xpan camera. I own a 12" x 32" vertical silver gelatin print he made from one of his Widelux negatives -- a piece of beauty!

Vaughn

Martin Liew
02-20-2010, 04:43 AM
Also look at the work of Geir Jordahl

http://www.jordahlphoto.com/framegallg.html

His older work was done with a swing-lens Widelux camera (spelling?) -- some are vertical (but all with infrared film). He eventually switched to an Xpan camera. I own a 12" x 32" vertical silver gelatin print he made from one of his Widelux negatives -- a piece of beauty!

Vaughn

Thanks for sharing, Vaughn. :)

Martin Liew
02-20-2010, 04:47 AM
http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y146/Mezzotint/Panorama/SG%20in%20Vertical/Meditation_bnw-1.jpg
Meditation
2009 Martin Liew Photography

Horizon Perfekt | 28mm | shutter speed not recorded | Kodak Tri-X 400

Shawn Dougherty
02-20-2010, 09:58 AM
Thank, you. I enjoyed all these images!

keithwms
02-20-2010, 10:36 AM
Martin, I think you are bordering on a kind of interesting surrealism in that first photo. Go with it, do more!

Vertical panos are relatively rare... it seems a good area for further work and thought. The work of Danny Burk comes to mind:

http://www.dannyburk.com/panoramic_photographs.htm

But... I'd say think some more about the surrealist aspect, that looks promising. The typical vertical panos one sees have features aligning fairly predictably with the frame... trees, waterfalls, buildings. If you find a way to step out of that mould (such as the last one you posted, which relies strongly on diagonals) then you may have something very fresh.

pollux
04-10-2010, 03:25 PM
martin, the last image is mindblowing. this kind of panoramic photography is very difficult.