Creating tiny planets by projecting panoramic photographs onto a sphere is something you’ve probably seen before, but Dutch photographer Wouter van Buuren creates his planets a bit differently. rather than shoot panoramas from the ground, van Buuren climbs to the top of towers, cranes, skyscrapers, and bridges and points his camera in every direction below. He then takes the resulting photographs and arranges them into compact worlds.
His work is currently being exhibited at a solo show at Witzenhausen Gallery in Amsterdam through February 4, 2012.
Image credits: Photographs by Wouter van Buuren and used with permission