Polar panoramas, also known as stereographic projections or ‘little planets’, are spectacular images that are created out of panoramic photos.
While the effects are quite stunning, these images are actually very easy for anyone to produce.
The basic principle is to take a panoramic photo, make some easy changes to it, and finally apply a Photoshop filter (Distort > Polar Coordinates) to complete the effect.
For detailed instructions, please follow this easy tutorial.
Here are 50 dazzling examples of polar panorama photography.
Have you tried this technique on your panoramic photos? Please share your comments below, we’d love to hear from you…