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The basics is that you start with a 360-degree panorama and apply a rectangular to polar transformation. I happen to have written introductory tutorials for both: How to Make a Panorama - For this you need a panorama software such as those reviewed there. The free ones do an excellent job, so I suggest you start with those How to Make a Wee Planet - This ...


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There are actually two common types of "little planet" images: polar and stereographic. The example image here is polar, the Flickr group images are both, and the one asked about in the linked "duplicate" post, How to do 360 polar pano in photography? is a stereographic "little sky". They have different requirements and techniques, but both typically begin ...


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Depends how you define "single exposure". If we're talking about a single lens projecting light onto a single sensor this is a physical impossibility. With a DSLR or a (regular) smartphone, you always end up with multiple pictures being stitched together. But there are cameras out there specifically for 360° pictures that come with multiple lenses and ...


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