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our downtown

from our balcony! step outside, view it LARGE on black


Tutorial and free program to do this: Planetizer


It is believed that the earliest existing world map, created by Gualterious Lud in 1507, is based upon the stereographic projection, mapping each hemisphere as a circular disk. The equatorial aspect of the stereographic projection was commonly used for maps of the Eastern and Western Hemispheres in the 17th and 18th centuries.



- i'd like to give some credit: first learned how to approach this from here

- used with the panorama used in the HDR pano tutorial


as always, feedback of any kind is highly encouraged :) Thank you!


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Taken on September 9, 2008