Tag: panoramas

Mar 27, 2015

Picture of the Day: Northern Guangxi Province, China

Picture of the Day: Northern Guangxi Province, China

Photograph by Trey Ratcliff | StuckinCustoms.com In this jaw-dropping panoramic by Trey Ratcliff, we see the incredible landscape of the northern region of Guangxi, just to the south of the Guizhou and Hunan provinces of China. In a post on Google+, Ratcliff explains: “It was a muggy day, the sort where you feel your…

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Mar 8, 2015

Picture of the Day: Reflecting on Mountains and Fjords

Picture of the Day: Reflecting on Mountains and Fjords

Photograph by Aqwis on Wikimedia Commons A tranquil day in Western Norway captures the beautiful scenery of the Ulvikfjord Mountains reflected in the Hardangerfjord below. The main village in the area is Ulvik, which connects to the high mountain regions in Hol and Aurland. The landscape panorama by Aqwis was a finalist in the…

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Mar 5, 2015

Picture of the Day: The Hong Kong Skyline at Night

Picture of the Day: The Hong Kong Skyline at Night

Photograph by Base64 on Wikimedia Commons In this breathtaking panoramic we see the incredible Hong Kong skyline at night. The image is a 46 segment × 3 exposure HDR panorama taken from Lugard Road at Victoria Peak and was taken back in 2008. To truly appreciate the detail in this photo be sure to…

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Dec 15, 2014

Picture of the Day: Sailing Through a Tiny Planet Panorama

Picture of the Day: Sailing Through a Tiny Planet Panorama

Photograph by Stephanie Alexis on Instagram In this 360 ‘tiny planet’ panorama by Stephanie Alexis, we see her and a friend appearing to sail on a tiny water planet. The photo was recently featured by GoPro as their Photo of the Day. The photo is actually a composite of two images: the sailboat pic,…

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Oct 20, 2014

Picture of the Day: Panorama Glitch Gives Woman Ultimate Selfie Arm

Picture of the Day: Panorama Glitch Gives Woman Ultimate Selfie Arm

Photograph by Strid3r21 on reddit Reddit user Strid3r21 used his phone’s panorama feature to capture the inside of a museum and it accidentally gave a woman taking a selfie a super long arm. The funny glitch took place inside the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, Illinois. Astute readers may notice the image…

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Oct 2, 2014

Picture of the Day: Sunset Beach Walk, Cape Town

Picture of the Day: Sunset Beach Walk, Cape Town

Photograph by Warren Goldswain In this beautiful sunset panorama, we see a tranquil beach near Cape Town, South Africa. In the distance you can make out the unmistakable flat-top of Table Mountain. Cape Town is the second-most populous city in South Africa after Johannesburg and one of the most multicultural cities in the world.…

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Sep 19, 2014

10 Times Panoramas Went Wrong

10 Times Panoramas Went Wrong

Sometimes panoramas just don’t work. A shaky hand or moving object can really mess things up, but sometimes, accidents can lead to funny outcomes and everybody wins! Over the last year I’ve noticed a lot of funny panoramas on reddit and decided to compile the best ones into a single post. Enjoy! 1.…

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Jun 19, 2014

Picture of the Day: Five Fingers Peak

Picture of the Day: Five Fingers Peak

FIVE FINGERS PEAK Photograph by chensiyuan on Wikimedia Commons Seen here is the famous Five Fingers Peak of Huangshizhai, located in the Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in China since 1992. Wulingyuan is noted for its more than 3,000 quartzite sandstone pillars and peaks across most…

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May 12, 2014

This Guy Rode Over 200,000 km and Took a 360 Panorama Everywhere He Went

This Guy Rode Over 200,000 km and Took a 360 Panorama Everywhere He Went

In a once-in-a-lifetime journey that lasted 600 days, Alex Chacon rode a motorcycle through 36 countries, logging an insane 202,690 km in the process. Equipped with a GoPro, Alex took a 360 panorama of everywhere he went, editing the footage into one amazing video that will cause wanderlust for many. You can find hundreds…

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Apr 5, 2014

You Know Those ‘Tiny Planet’ Photos? This Guy Made a Video Version

You Know Those ‘Tiny Planet’ Photos? This Guy Made a Video Version

Using six GoPro cameras in a 3D printed mount, artist/photographer/filmmaker/journalist Jonas Ginter made this fantastic 360 degree spherical panorama video. While people have been making spherical panorama photos (commonly referred to as Tiny Planets) for years, this is the I’ve seen in video form. You can learn more about the project and the mount…

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