Thursday, 24 January 2013

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AirPano is a non-commercial project focused on high resolution 3D aerial panorama. AirPano team is a group of Russian photographers and panorama enthusiasts. In the next 2-3 years, we plan a variety of shooting aerial panoramas and create virtual 3D tour of the most interesting places of our planet.



Iguasu Falls, Argentina-Brazil. Grand tour • AirPano.com • 360 Degree Aerial Panorama • 3D Virtual Tours Around the World

Iguasu Falls, Argentina-Brazil. Grand tour

The waterfalls are unbelievably cool! A true endless flow of water! Approximately 1,5 to 3 million liters per second of water flows down the Iguazu Falls every second depending on the season. Entire canyon is covered with think mist created by falling water...
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Total Views:29944
Niagara Falls, USA-Canada • AirPano.com • 360 Degree Aerial Panorama • 3D Virtual Tours Around the World

Niagara Falls, USA-Canada

The only reason why we don't have good photographs of Niagara Falls is our helicopter pilot. Despite of our approved flight plan, he refused to get close to Niagara Falls and didn't want to hover over Niagara river...
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Total Views:39325
Volcano Plosky Tolbachik, Kamchatka, Russia, 2012 • AirPano.com • 360 Degree Aerial Panorama • 3D Virtual Tours Around the World

Volcano Plosky Tolbachik, Kamchatka, Russia, 2012

As we got closer to Tolbachik, we realize how incredibly lucky we were! The slopes of the volcano were clear of clouds; the visibility was perfect up to the horizon. The morning sun lit up the plume of smoke from the active volcanic cone. We are going straight to the cone...
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Total Views:222388
Flight to Stratosphere • AirPano.com • 360 Degree Aerial Panorama • 3D Virtual Tours Around the World

Flight to Stratosphere

Sending cameras into the stratosphere is done by using balloons filled with helium. These balloons rise 35-37 kilometers above the ground, gradually increasing in size until they are as big as three-story house. At this altitude balloons suppose to burst and send cameras safely to the ground by parachute...
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Total Views:312560
Taj Mahal, India • AirPano.com • 360 Degree Aerial Panorama • 3D Virtual Tours Around the World

Taj Mahal, India

In 1997 famous Frenchman Bertran photographed Taj Mahal from a helicopter. Since that moment nobody else has been able to get a permission to shoot the Indian landmark from air for 15 years. AirPano has achieved the impossible - for the first time in world's history we created a virtual aerial photo tour of Taj Mahal, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World...
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Christ the Redeemer Statue, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil • AirPano.com • 360 Degree Aerial Panorama • 3D Virtual Tours Around the World

Christ the Redeemer Statue, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

During sunrise the wind blew from the ocean and gradually cleared the fog away from the hill, leaving behind fantastic colors.  Suddenly a huge heavy cloud floated above our heads became brightly coloured in orange. Dima shouted: "Urgent take off!" And we were on our way! ...
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Total Views:245173
Great Pyramids of Giza in Egypt • AirPano.com • 360 Degree Aerial Panorama • 3D Virtual Tours Around the World

Great Pyramids of Giza in Egypt

Arabian proverb says, "Everything in the world is afraid of time, and time is afraid of the pyramids". In the end of this year we would like to invite our visitors to have a bird-eye view of the Great Pyramids of Giza in Egypt - the only one of "Seven Wonders of the World" which is still standing...
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Highlands of Iceland, Langisjor and Veidivotn • AirPano.com • 360 Degree Aerial Panorama • 3D Virtual Tours Around the World

Highlands of Iceland, Langisjor and Veidivotn

“Ice and fire” – these are two words, which despite their seeming mutual exclusiveness, perfectly grasp the nature of Iceland. Although called “the land of ice”, ironically, Iceland has boiling hot springs and geothermal lakes. Iceland is also one of the most active volcanic regions in the world...
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Total Views:24166
Grand tour of Manhattan, New York, USA • AirPano.com • 360 Degree Aerial Panorama • 3D Virtual Tours Around the World

Grand tour of Manhattan, New York, USA

I remember this photo shoot by one funny detail: there were no headphones for passengers in the helicopter's cabin. I had to shout from the back seat (while trying to overcome the engine roar that was coming from the open door) to let the pilot know where to go. I also had to tap on his shoulder and then point the direction...
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Total Views:1412165
Paris, France • AirPano.com • 360 Degree Aerial Panorama • 3D Virtual Tours Around the World

Paris, France

France is one of the most famous countries in Europe, and Paris is probably the most famous city in the world. Paris is rightfully called "the city of light". It is because the capital of France has been a center of education, arts and philosophy for many many centuries...