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.


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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