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PostPosted: Fri Feb 24, 2012 11:57 am    Post subject: Readable article re complex photographic panoramas Reply with quote

This article is sponsored by a mathematical education society but is itself non-mathematical and thus accessible by all. Some interesting projections are described and illustrated here, many being new to me.

From the "Internet Scout Report" by the U of Wisconsin.

Does anyone see a way to use such techniques in macro or micro photography?

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Mathematics Meets Photography [pdf]

http://www.maa.org/mathhorizons/MH-Sept2011_MathPhotography.pdf

The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) publishes a monthly journal
titled "Math Horizons." This publication explores the world of mathematics
as seen by educators, students, and artists looking to learn more about the
ways in which math is used in everyday life. This article from the September
2011 issue explores how math informs digital photography and the creation of
all-around panoramic shots (a series of overlapping photographs in every
direction from the exact same point in space). The piece starts by
explaining how such panoramic photographs are created and then goes on to
demonstrate a variety of other photographic projects. The article also
discusses stereographic projection and the world of visible spheres. Written
in language that is both erudite and accessible, and peppered with beautiful
photographs, the piece is quite a delight and worth sharing. [KMG]

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