Since the wind didn’t cooperate for a kite aerial shot, I borrowed an idea from Good Molecules .
Several other examples of this sort of thing have been done by folks in the Polar Pano group; there’s also a link to a tutorial or two in their discussions and in the Amazing Circle group discussions as well.
best viewed large.
UPDATE: People keep asking me how to make their own Small Planets: Here are two good tutorials online. Please check those out first before emailing me – if they don’t help you, I’d be happy to answer your questions.
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