If you visit Yosemite between May and November, you can reach the mile-long Tenaya Lake via the Tioga Pass Road. Outside these times, the weather conditions close the road. It is just these kind of extremes that helped form this stunning lake, created by the same glacier that forged Half Dome. Tenaya Lake wasn’t on […]
USA: here you can read about USA in virtual tours and see examples of USA 360 virtual tours.
USA panoramic photography and virtual tours. Locations all around the USA including San Francisco, Chicago, the National Parks of California and places of unique interest.
“Surely the fairest picture the whole world affords” said Mark Twain of Lake Tahoe, and when free of the crowds you can see just why. This 360 view looks out above Emerald Bay, over towards Eagle Falls (waterfall) and Fannette Island. We had sat out on the rocks, having a beer or two the night […]
Highway 1, State Route 1, Pacific Coast Highway, Shoreline Highway. Whatever you call it, it is (with the possible exception of Route 66) the world’s most famous road. And with good reason – the scenery is magnificent and the route from Orange County in the South, through Los Angeles, Big Sur, central coast, Monterey, San […]
Having weathered the storm I captured this sunset later on the same day. You can see the stormy clouds over the Alabama Hills in an earlier shot taken from the same location.
Arriving here after a drive along Movie Flat Road you quickly understand why this area has become a favourite location for many filmmakers. The rugged, barren and geologically diverse landscape can be seen in hundreds of films, from classic westerns like The Lone Ranger to more recent films, including Iron Man and Gladiator. The Alabama […]
The richly diverse landscape of California is a photographers dream. The night before taking this shot we rolled up in the dark and booked ourselves into a log cabin by the water, not knowing what to expect. The next morning we got up early to discover we’d hit gold with this majestic scene. The morning […]
I knew it was going to be a hot day photographing the Trona Pinnacles in the Mojave Desert, Southern California, but I hadn’t anticipated quite how hot. We clocked the temperature at 54.4C (130 F), only a couple of degrees centigrade off the all-time world record temperature (56.7C or 134 F), registered at the Furnace […]
Panoramic photography of the Chicago Skyline looking towards the John Hancock Center by Will Pearson. These panoramas are created at a massive resolution and are ideal for large-scale prints, interior architecture and street furniture.
Chicago cityscape panorama showing the view along the Chicago River with Marina City Towers and the John Hancock Center in view on the skyline. Panoramic photography by Will Pearson.
Panoramic view across the rooftops of Chicago. Prominent landmarks include the Sears Tower (now known as Willis Tower), 35 East Wacker (The Jewelers Building) Marina City Towers and down onto the Chicago River flowing out to Lake Michigan.
Chicago skyline panorama showing the view along the Chicago River and East Wacker, visible in the cityscape are the Sears Tower and the Marina City Towers with the Jewellers Building in the foreground. Panoramic photography by Will Pearson.
Millennium Park is known to the locals as ‘Downtown Chicago’s front lawn’ and it is part of Grant Park within the Chicago Loop area. Millennium Park Chicago is a major venue for free concerts in the city. This virtual tour shows the view underneath the state of the art sound system attached to the stainless […]
The BP Bridge (properly known as the BP Pedestrian Bridge) runs from the Millennium Park to Daley Bicentennial Plaza both within Grant Park, Chicago. The bridge was designed by Frank Gehry (the architect for the Guggenheim Museums) in deconstructivist style. The bridge is 935 feet (285 metres) long and snakes around, forming a sound barrier […]
This 360 virtual tour was captured on the impressive Wacker Drive in Chicago, USA. Looking closely at the sides of the river shows you what’s so different about Wacker Drive – it’s double (and at one point even triple) decked. This feature has made Wacker Drive a popular film location for car chases and you […]
Anish Kapoor, the British born sculptor, won the competition for the sculpture in Millennium Park Chicago, on the AT&T Plaza, beating other luminaries of the art world such as Jeff Koons. His work, titled ‘Cloud Gate’ is affectionately known to native Chicagoans as ‘the Bean’. Cloud Gate’s scale is impressive – 20 metres long by […]
Chicago panorama looking across the Lake Michigan waterfront towards Chicago, encompassing the John G. Shedd Aquarium, the Sears Tower, John Hancock Centre and many more of Chicago’s most prominent landmark buildings.
The Edison Downtown was L.A.’s first ever power plant, built in 1910 by Thomas Higgins, a copper baron. After spending many years derelict and underwater, it was finally rescued by Andrew Meieran and Marc Smith, who have created an incredible post-industrial venue for Los Angeles bar-goers. The Edison wanted a set of virtual tours which […]
High resolution panorama shot in Yosemite National Park, California, picturing a road tunnel in the mountainside above a deep valley. Panoramic stock photography available.
Leonard Knight started to build ‘Salvation Mountain’ in 1984. Constructed entirely from adobe, paint and window putty with oddments of found objects, it rises out of the barren desert landscape as an incredible example of Folk Art. Sleeping in a truck on site, Leonard is constantly adding to the mountain to help spread the message […]
Tour Los Angeles’ Pacific coastline virtually with this set of 360 panoramas of some of the beaches around Los Angeles.