How to create your own private, tiny planet with GoPro cameras

Six GoPro cameras, to be exact.


Patrick Howell O'Neill

Internet Culture

Published Apr 5, 2014   Updated May 31, 2021, 12:48 pm CDT

Thanks to their small size and versatility, GoPro cameras have a long history of starring in strange and wonderful videos. So it should be no surprise they’ve now been used to create an entire world.

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At least it feels like a small planet—or a moon maybe—when six GoPros are used to create these otherworldly spherical panoramas.

German filmmaker Jonas Ginter‘s idea is brilliantly simple: Take video from many cameras, put it together and bend it to your will. Voila, now you’ve got your own world to lord over.

Photo via Jonas Ginter

But wait, where have I seen that tiny green planet before?

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Of course.

H/T Dailyoftheday

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*First Published: Apr 5, 2014, 4:25 pm CDT