30+ Examples & Tutorials of Stunning Polar Panorama Photos

By . Filed in Inspiration

These interesting photos go by various namings -polar panorama, panorama and polar, little planet, planet panoramas, 360 degree panorama, etc but they all mean the same thing. It is created with a panorama photo under one of Photoshop’s Distort filter, Polar Coordinates.

They are not as hard to create as they looked. In this article, we attempt to show you how some of the nicest Polar Panorama photos we’ve found, together with Photoshop tutorials to that help you to create them. Full list after jump.

Merdeka Square
by riefa

Baroque Planet
by Simon The Fox

The Planet of Detroit
by firelog1970

The 99th Planet
by jeckham

Sydney Polar Panorama
by datazoid

Roudnice Railway Station
by miniplaneter

Sultan Ahmet Polar Panaroma
by Nikolof

PlanetIMAX
by olliollio

Planet of Perth
by scotteek

Planet New York
by isaac-and-his-mind

Planet Mars Cyvilization
by hot360

Planet Kharkiv
by mudakisa

Paris s’éveille
by gadl

My Little World
by smileyno1

Minatomirai Bridge
by drachenman

Manhattan Skyline
by Athalfred

Lightning Ridge
by datazoid

Interact Globe
by Sarah Lee

Hamburg Rathausplatz Planet
by konderminator

Eglise Lumière
by clic me

Berlin Alex Polar Pano
by suckup

Eglise Notre-Dame
by jeromebg

How to create one?

These tutorials are created with Photoshop with your existing panorama photos. If Photoshop is not at your disposal, try usng GIMP

Create your very own planet
Rames of Adobetuts gives you an idea how to create a polar panorama in 10 simple steps.

How to Create Your Own Planets Using Your Panorama
Another great Photoshop tutorial by Photojojo.

More Examples

Flickr: Create Your Own Planets
Flickr group with more than 2300 members sharing about 6000 polar panorama photos.

Flickr: Polar Panoramas – A smaller group but yet sharing some really stunning photos.

Compfight Search – Random search with CompFight Flickr Search

World’s best photo of panorama and polar


Author:

Founder and Chief Editor of Hongkiat.com, a designer, developer and hardcore fan of Apple. Follow him on Twitter, or befriend him on Facebook.

Advertisement