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14:55 Mar 17, 2010
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Art/Literary - Photography/Imaging (& Graphic Arts)
Additional field(s): Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting, Printing & Publishing
English term or phrase: panning
Definition from
Technique that involves taking a picture while moving the camera at a relatively slow shutter speed. It is almost always used when tracking a moving object, such as a race car, as it travels across the film plane. When properly carried out, the object is rendered relatively sharply while its surroundings are blurred.

Example sentence(s):
  • An area that has too much light will make it difficult to slow your shutter speed down enough for a panning shot. Photofocus
  • Make sure you press the shutter when the subject reaches a mid point along your panning track to ensure it's in the best position and try to follow without moving up or down to prevent subject blur. ePHOTOzine
  • Panning is a means of creating a visual sense of motion in a photograph. The Lawrence Journal-World
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Trine Mühlhausen


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Definition from FOTOBLOGGER.DK:
Panorering er en effektiv måde at vise bevægelse i et foto.

Example sentence(s):
  • Dit barn løber, gynger og leger aktivt. Nu kan du virkelig fange energien på billeder! Vil børnene ikke stå stille? Panorering er svært, men et forsøg værd. Du skal blot indstille et Canon IS-objekt på tilstand 2 for at korrigere for lodrette kamerarystelser, mens du tager billeder. Resultatet? Nemme panoreringsbilleder - så du kan fange det barn for stedse! - Canon  
Trine Mühlhausen
Native speaker of: Danish
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