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Speakeasy Art presents: Ryan Ganley: Little Planets
"Ryan Ganley: Little Planets" August 3 - September 1 artist's reception: Friday, August 3, 2012 from 6-9pm
A Little Planet starts out as a traditional panoramic image that has been created by a wide angle lens. That image is then stitched together using photoshop and manipulated into a circle by bringing the two ends of the panorama together. Stereographic photography projection has been used in making world maps for years, however the opposite approach is used to make a Little Planet. The human eye has its limitations, for example, we can't see what is behind us in the way that a frog is able to. A 360 degree panoramic can provide us with all of that information, but still has a beginning and an end. Where as
Little Planets do not, they are an endless sphere that allow a true grasp of an entire scene. For this reason, Ryan Ganley's Little Planets truly encompass what a panoramic should be.
Ryan Ganley also serves as the owner and director of RySight Studios, LLC. an ad agency specializing in web design & photography.
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