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Shot vertically, the Fujifilm GFX makes an excellent platform for panoramas. The main issue is focusing instability with all the lenses (as documented in detail), particularly with the GF 120/4. This series I was lucky—the lens varied only a little, so nothing was thrown off focus by the GFX in any significant way.
This panorama was shot using the Really Right Stuff PG-02 pano gimbal head. At the time, I had not determined the entrance pupil position for the GF 120/4, but most of the scene is at enough distance that the resulting stitch is free of parallax.
View of Mt Whitney Peaks from Alabama Hills, panorama
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