Today, on his Night Photography Blog, Andy Frazer really digs into the topic of "Panocturnes" - Panoramic Night Photography - an area that sits at "the intersection of two unusual segments of photography." Discussing (dismissing?) the trend toward "ultra-long' night photographs, Mr. Frazer further points out that while Panoramic NPy presents challenges, it also can present opportunities (like The Panocturnists, perhaps?).
Mare Island Panocturne by Andy Frazer
He also provides some links to some of the more visible practitioners of the genre (is it too early to call it that?), on the World W I D E Web, including our own Joe Reifer.
From The [not so] Daily Nocturne