A new perspective

Doesn’t ‘normal’ seem so 2011? Perhaps it’s time for something different? Well, check out Street View Stereographic created by Ryan Alexander. It takes Google’s Street View and projects it onto a sphere.

Normal Street View

Normal Street View (Kororāreka Bay, Russell)

Sphere View

Sphere View

By distorting the normal view this way, it creates little globes. Buildings stretch out into the sky…

Power lines turn into a fascinating web…

Tunnels become quite trippy…

Auckland Harbour Bridge’s plain curves create an interesting pattern…

Signs hang off precariously…

Roads and rail lines wrap across them…

Here’s some more I couldn’t help sharing, but please comment below and share the best views in New Zealand that you find.

A Wellington intersection

A Wellington intersection

Paritutu Rock and Fuel tanks, New Plymouth

Paritutu Rock and fuel tanks, New Plymouth

Worser Bay, Wellington

Worser Bay, Wellington

A lone house, Worser bay, Wellington

A lone house, Worser Bay, Wellington

Heading onto the Auckland Harbour bridge

Heading onto the Auckland Harbour Bridge

Auckland Harbour Bridge (heading the other way)

Auckland Harbour Bridge (heading the other way)

McKenzie Cove, Northland

McKenzie Cove, Northland

Some trees on a back road. Can you see the face?

Some trees on a back road. Can you see the face?

Queens Parade, Auckland

Queens Parade, Auckland

One comment added so far

  1. Comment made by Julia || January 9th, 2012

    It’s like Dizzee Rascal’s ‘Bonkers’ music video, but still… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sVroLOV1PrE

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