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How to make a Globe/Planet photo manipulation in GIMP

Aug 02, 2010, 12:07 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Michael for this link. ]

"This photo manipulation is called a stereographic projection, which takes a standard photograph and stretches it around in a circle creating a Globe or Planet like image!

"1. Starting – Cropping

* Open up your image – preferably one with lots of depth of field and landscape!
* Duplicate Layer, and hide (uncheck eye):
* Crop your image – an even balance of sky and ground:
* Crop Tool settings: Guides: Center Lines:"

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