Favorite Focal Length for Single and Multi-row Stitched Panoramas

View Poll Results: What is your favorite focal length for single and multi-row stitched landscape panoramas? (Please ad

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  • Less than 20mm

    5 33.33%
  • 20mm

    3 20.00%
  • 30/35mm

    3 20.00%
  • 50mm

    1 6.67%
  • 70mm

    2 13.33%
  • 100/105mm

    0 0%
  • 200mm

    1 6.67%
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  1. Favorite Focal Length for Single and Multi-row Stitched Panoramas

    #1

    Please adjust for the size of your sensor, e.g., 50mm on APS-C would select 100mm in the poll.

    Pick the closest value to your actual focal length.

    Please add other suggestions in the comments.

    Perhaps two polls would be better: One for DX/APS-C and one for FX? Let me know and suggest focal lengths/ranges and I'll be happy to create a couple of new polls.

    Happy Holidays to all.
  2. Re: Favorite Focal Length for Single and Multi-row Stitched Panoramas

    #2

    I've been using a Nikon 20mm F/2.8D on APS-C (30mm equivalent), but have moved on to a full-frame D700 and am selling all my old lenses.

    I've been considering the Nikon 12-24mm and something in the 100/105mm (Nikon 105mm F/2.8G VR or Zeiss ZF.2 100mm F/2 Macro-Planar). I've been thinking that the longer focal length might really help to pull distant panoramas in closer and provide a lot more detail. It'll take a lot more shots with such a narrow FoV, but storage is cheap these days, right?
  3. Re: Favorite Focal Length for Single and Multi-row Stitched Panoramas

    #3
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    it all depends on the resolution you want to achieve and the time you want to spend on photo taking and stitching.


    Nick



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  4. Re: Favorite Focal Length for Single and Multi-row Stitched Panoramas

    #4

    Nick,

    Of course. I'm just curious to hear how others like to shoot.

    A couple of mistakes, I should have said 50mm on APS-C would be 75mm on FX, assuming a 1.5x crop. I believe Canons can be closer to 1.6x. And, it's the Nikon 14-24mm that I'm considering purchasing.

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