Little Planet Timelapse of Dubai International Airport

Talk about a unique and incredibly cool way to shoot a timelapse video! By using state of the art 360 degree multimedia, the team behind Dubai360 created a 24-hour timelapse of Dubai International Airport that they have transformed into a “little planet” projection:

The images of airplane traffic, including takeoffs and landings, at Terminal 3 were taken from the top of the control tower and depict a perfect 24-hour period. You’ll notice that the terminal acts as an hour hand on the little planet clock and actually makes a full rotation in real time, so you can determine the time each frame was taken.

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The thousands of images were captured with four perfectly synchronized Canon 1Dx cameras, each equipped with a Canon EF 8-15mm f4 L USM fisheye zoom lens.

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