I faced a ton of challenges and problems when shooting the London 80 gigapixel image. First of all, it was similar to the Prague gigapixel image from last year - I shot it as a challenge, not sure if it would really work. Unlike the Prague image, this one was not shot from a tower, … Continue reading London Gigapixel – Challenges and Problems
There is nothing special about shooting panoramic photos. It's easy - Ok, it's not that easy. You have to practice. The more you practice, the better you get. The better you get, the more tricks you learn, which allows you to do it even faster, and better. I don't normally shoot these giant images like … Continue reading How to make Panoramas yourself
So, how did I make the London Gigapixel? Here are some answers. I will update this post from time to time, because I want this to be a "real" FAQ. Of course I can think of a few questions that people will ask, so I'll start with those. If your question isn't answered here, leave … Continue reading London Gigapixel – FAQ
I will update this post in the next few days. Stay tuned. For now, Here are my first few thank-yous: First, I want to thank Gerardo, our lead developer at 360cities.net. When it rains it pours - we have had the Google Earth release just last Friday, and then the London Gigapixel release today. On … Continue reading London Gigapixel – Special Thanks
After three days of shooting, ten thousand photos taken, and a huge amount of work, the London 80 Gigapixel Panorama is finished and online... Press and bloggers: Please download the The Press Release and the media package! It is the largest 360° ever made to date... Be sure to zoom in all the way! If … Continue reading The London Gigapixel is finished!
We are very happy to announce that 360 Cities has moved from the "Gallery" layer in Google Earth to the new "Photos" layer. This layer is new, and contains images by both Panoramio and 360 Cities. It is also switched on by default, which means that our images will be available to a larger audience … Continue reading 360 Cities is now in the Photos Layer of Google Earth
We are now doing a maintenance on the servers due to an large upgrade of the server infrastructure. 360cities.net will be unavailable for at least 2 hours. Sorry for the inconvinience. More information will be posted on facebook.com/360cities. -The 360 Cities Team