Happy 5th Anniversary, Curiosity

Since August 5th, 2012, the Curiosity Rover has been roving the Red Planet, capturing many photos that 360Cities contributor Andrew Bodrov has used to create a series of fully-immersive 360º images. Let’s follow Curiosity’s travels on the surface of Mars since it went into action: NASA’s MSL Curiosity mission Source Images: NASA/JPL-CaltechWith its rover named … Continue reading Happy 5th Anniversary, Curiosity

A Stereoscopic Evangelist: An Interview With Thomas K Sharpless

Thomas K Sharpless is well known in the panoramic world as one of the true pioneers of panoramic and VR photography. Thomas has an extensive background in computer programming and he has contributed  a number of techniques and ideas to the panoramic photography community, most notably the “Panini” projection. Thomas has been a stereoscopic panoramas … Continue reading A Stereoscopic Evangelist: An Interview With Thomas K Sharpless

55th anniversary of the Launch of the First Human into Orbit

On April 12, 1961, at 09:07 Moscow time, a rocket with the Vostok spacecraft-satellite flown by pilot-cosmonaut Yuri Alexeyevich Gagarin was launched from the Cosmodrome near the Baikonur station.   The Vostok 1 spacecraft-satellite descent vehicle has been kept in the Museum hall of NPO Energia ever since, which is named after Academician S.P. Korolev. … Continue reading 55th anniversary of the Launch of the First Human into Orbit

New 20 Gigapixel Panorama of New York City!

Jeffrey Martin, founder of 360cities.net, has created the biggest 360º interactive image of New York. He took 2,000 individual images from the top of the Empire State Building over two days and then stitched them together into a 360º panoramic image, which is 203,200 pixels wide and 101,600 pixels high. Some of the most interesting architecture … Continue reading New 20 Gigapixel Panorama of New York City!

Editors’ picks of the week – First panos of 2016

Hi guys! We hope your holiday was amazing and you celebrated the Christmas and the New Year’s Eve properly! The good thing is that the 360Cities community photographers were busy, too, so we have a couple of brand new quality panoramic photos coming your way. Here they are!   Mars Panorama - Curiosity rover: Martian … Continue reading Editors’ picks of the week – First panos of 2016