Today in super cool things: this bonkers 3D photograph showing Central Park and upper Manhattan. Created by photographer Sergey Semonov, who spends his days shooting landscapes out of helicopters, the image was stitched together from several photographs and then flattened out. Atlantic Cities notes that AirPano, the group Semonov works for, mostly creates spherical images, but this one was flattened out, which is why the parts farthest from the center seem stretched out. Either way, the image shows an amazing amount of detail, practically letting you count the trees in Central Park and buildings' bright blue rooftop pools.
· A 3D Panorama of Birds-Eye Manhattan [Atlantic Cities]
· AirPano [official]