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Behind The Scenes: Panoramic Images Around Boston After The Bombings

In the week following the Boston Marathon bombings, WBUR photographers Joe Spurr and Jesse Costa captured panoramic images behind the scenes from their mobile devices. For the latest developments on this story, follow our live blog.

Boylston Street on the corner of Exeter at 4:55 p.m. Monday, April 15, 2013. (Joe Spurr/WBUR)

Boylston Street on the corner of Exeter Street at 4:55 p.m. on Monday, April 15. (Joe Spurr/WBUR) #

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Police enforce a perimeter on Fairfield Street in between Boylston Street (left, background) and Commonwealth Avenue (right) at about 5:15 p.m on Monday, April 15. FBI agents and police were searching the area for suspicious packages, according to a police officer at the scene. (Joe Spurr/WBUR) #

Massachusetts Avenue and Commonwealth Avenue, 5:51 p.m on Monday, April 15. (Joe Spurr/WBUR) #

News trucks line up near the corner of Newbury and Arlington Streets on Tuesday April 16, 2013, the day after the marathon bombings. (Joe Spurr/WBUR)

News trucks line up near the corner of Newbury and Arlington Streets on Tuesday, April 16, the day after the marathon bombings. (Joe Spurr/WBUR) #

On the other side of Boylston Street — where several law enforcement agencies held a broad perimeter to investigate the marathon bombing crime scene — workers performed maintenance on the fiber optic lighting at the Christian Science Center’s public water fountain at about 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16. (Joe Spurr/WBUR) #

Crew for The Today Show and other media crowd together on the corner of Boylston and Arlington Streets on Tuesday, April 16, 2013. (Joe Spurr/WBUR)

Crews for The Today Show and other media crowd together on the corner of Boylston and Arlington Streets on Tuesday, April 16. (Joe Spurr/WBUR)

A view of The Common near Boylston and Arlington Streets, directly behind news crews gathered there the day after the marathon bombings. (Joe Spurr/WBUR)

A view of the Boston Public Garden (adjacent to the Common) near Boylston and Arlington Streets, directly behind news crews gathered there on Tuesday, April 16, the day after the marathon bombings. (Joe Spurr/WBUR)

Press headquarters at the corner of Arlington and Boylston Streets on Tuesday morning, April 16. (Joe Spurr/WBUR) #

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Members of the National Guard hold a perimeter at Newbury and Berkeley Streets at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16. (Joe Spurr/WBUR) #

Boylston from the Arlington Street fence on Tuesday morning, April 16. (Joe Spurr/WBUR)

The Joseph Moakley U.S. Courthouse at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17. (Joe Spurr/WBUR) #

The scene outside the Joseph Moakley U.S. Courthouse at about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon April 17. Crowds gathered after reports incorrectly indicated a suspect had been arrested. (Joe Spurr/WBUR)

Commonwealth Avenue and Dartmouth Street at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17. (Joe Spurr/WBUR) #

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Media, court workers and onlookers stand outside the Moakley Courthouse after its evacuation following a bomb threat on Wednesday, April 17. (Joe Spurr/WBUR) #

Outside the Moakley Courthouse at 3:13 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17. Media, court workers and onlookers gather across the street after the building was evacuated following what authorities said was a bomb threat. (Joe Spurr/WBUR) #

Washington St. (Joe Spurr/WBUR)

A crowd lines up outside the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Boston’s South End on Thursday ahead of an interfaith service. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Journalists await an FBI press conference that never came at The Westin Hotel in downtown Boston at 7:45 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17. Authorities the next day released photos of two suspects they believed to be linked to the marathon bombings. (Joe Spurr/WBUR) #

The scene near Vassar and Main Street on MIT campus in Cambridge at 11:30 p.m. Thursday, April 18. Police were responding to the shooting death of MIT police officer Sean Collier. The streak effect is a result of the flashing police lights during the panoramic capture using an iPhone camera. (Joe Spurr/WBUR) #

Friday, April 19 at the Boston University Bridge. (Joe Spurr/WBUR)

Press tent outside Arsenal Mall in Watertown immediately following the announcement of the arrest of the second suspect at 8:56 p.m. on Friday, April 19. (Joe Spurr/WBUR)

(Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Berkeley Street during a statewide moment of silence at 2:50 p.m. on Monday, April 22. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

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