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10 Reasons Why the Horizon is Perfect for Street Photography

We all know that the Horizon cameras are fantastic when it comes to taking photos of spectacular scenery— but did you know that they're great for street photography too? Allow us to share with you 10 reasons why you should try it the next time you're on the streets.

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1. It sweeps across the view.
With the Horizon’s panoramic capabilities, you will surely capture a generous view of the scene in front of you.

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2. It’s good for photos of buildings too.
Hold your Horizon camera vertically and you won’t miss an inch of that skyscraper. Use it horizontally and go wider.

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3. You don’t just capture a piece of the action—you get all of it.
So you see an old man hobbling on the street and you see a child running towards him from several meters away. What do you do? You take a photo of them both!

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4. You can go double for double the street trouble.
Horizon cameras are great for multiple exposure shots, allowing you to juxtapose one street scene with another.

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5. You can bring the Horizon with you day or night.
Both the Horizon Kompakt and Perfekt are ideal for day and night shooting. Try the day setting of the Kompakt for shorter exposure, and the night setting for longer. On the other hand, manually adjust your Horizon Perfekt according to your needs.

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6. You can go slow to show movement, or fast to freeze that moment.
Again it’s a matter of fast and slow shutter speed and short and long exposure that might actually help you with the decisive moment.

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7. It brings out such crisp and vibrant images.
The multicoated glass lens of Horizon cameras renders eye-popping color, amazing contrast, and astonishing sharpness to your pictures.

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8.It can make something ordinary look extraordinary.
Try using you Horizon camera to take a photo of something that wouldn’t normally require a panoramic view and you’ll see unique results.

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9. It can accommodate all kinds of 35mm film.
From the camera shops in Japan, to the flea markets in New York, you’ll find a roll of 35mm film that will complement this Russian wonder.

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10. You won’t ever run out of batteries.
Because you don’t need any! The clockwork motor of Horizon Cameras gives you battery-free operation.

The Horizon Kompakt makes it easy for everyone to shoot fantastic panoramic images. With fixed focus and aperture settings, all you have to do is point and shoot! Get your own Horizon Kompakt now!

The Horizon Perfekt shoots images the length of two standard frames. With full aperture and shutter settings, this premium panoramic camera gives you total control over your shots. Prepare to be blown away by the amazing Horizon Perfekt, available here.

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