A hand-held panorama. Using a regular or telephoto lens would have provided less distortion and a greater chance for good stitches. Of course, that means doing more overlapping rows to obtain a similar or better effect…that’s what GigaPan was designed for!
(30 May, 2012: 7:05 AM.Canon Eos 5D Mark 2, 24 – 105mm lens @ 24mm, 1/200 sec.@f11, ISO 200)