2013-09-07 11.21.50
Abe Pacana – Panoramic Photographer

I am a photographer based in Philadelphia specializing in stitch panorama of nature, landscapes and cityscapes. I am an Engineer by profession working in wireless telecommunications. I hail from the Philippines and have been in the US for more than 10 years. I was in awe with the US landscape that’s why I taught myself landscape photography. I was not satisfied with one shot one frame images so I studied how to stitch panorama. I have been stitching for 4 years now.

Digital panoramic photography, also known as wide format photography, is a special technique that stitches multiple images from the same camera together to form a single, wide photograph. Using a proper photography technique and panoramic equipment, it is now possible to create near-perfect panoramas at extremely high resolutions.

I use a panoramic tripod head and special stitching software for my images to produce high resolution panoramas. Resolutions are ranging from 30 to 100+ mega pixels depending on how many rows and columns of vertical photos the scene needs. I then cropped the photos to either 6X18, 6X12 or 4X5 format.

I employ a lot of long exposures in my stitch images with the aid of ND filters. I exclusively use Nikon DSLR, Rokinon & Nikon lenses and Nodal Ninja panoramic tripod head.



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“Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer, and often the supreme disappointment.” – Ansel Adams


80 thoughts on “About

  1. I am impressed with all your work bro…

    And let me be the first one to leave a comment on your newly opened blog page.

  2. Abe – thank you for taking the time to view my recent post, “Photographers conserving wilderness”… I’m delighted you liked it! And congratulations on a fabulous portfolio of images – they are a pleasure to view…
    Best wishes,
    Susie 🙂

  3. First congrats on having a featured blog on freshly pressed! I am tickled they featured you because I found a new idol to be inspired by. I have a love and passion for nature and landscape photography, and I hope one day to be as good as you. I recently have started taking it more seriously, doing a photo-a-day for a year. I have often compared myself to other photographers selling myself short by telling myself I don’t have the gear nor time. Thanks for your enlightenment, stating photography is not all about the gear. I look forward to more of your post.

  4. Great stuff here, Abe. Thanks for the”follow”. I am looking forward to seeing more of your work.
    Best Wishes

  5. Thank you for visiting my blog “Eyes to Heart” and liking my post “The Aura …” … I appreciate the feedback. … Your photography is beautiful … Be well, Dorothy 🙂

  6. Thanks for stopping by my blog and subscribing. My next few posts will be a continuation of today’s post: “Belgium Through the Eyes of a Beer Monger Gone Mad: Part 1 – Brussels.” If you like this you may wish to check out the past series of posts which were a compilation of blogs on my adventures in Egypt with my husband. You can also check out our photography http://www.LandLimages.com. Thanks again for following me. I appreciate your time and comments. Louise

  7. Thank you for the “like” on my fake cactus shot 🙂 Your photographs are inspiring Abe. I am sure I will have questions for you. It is a pleasure to have discovered your blog.

  8. Thank you so much for coming by my blog and sending me a LIKE. It brought me here. I love your blog. Your photos are really amazing. I look forward to keeping up with your posts. 😀

  9. Hi Abe, I follow a lot of photographers on the internet. Your work is the most creative and finished. It’s exhilarating to see your images. There is so much in each photo. Your passion for your work is evident as is your skill and attention to detail. Exceptional. Keep at it!

  10. hi my friend abe pacana my name is filho I am interested to take one on one panoramic tutorial photography workschops please call me in my home phone is 1-914-461-4313 by by

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