Unconventional Political Convention Photography

A few minutes ago, while the DNC was warming-up in Philly, a photographer took the "official DNC photo" with an antique camera on a step-ladder. His name is Abbas Shirmohammadi, and he's been making panoramic photographs of political conventions (and inaugurations) for years.

There was something charming about a guy standing on a ladder, asking for everyone to stay still while his camera swiveled around the arena. The audio (and video) is a bit shaky on this clip, but it's worth checking out.

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