Big Eye In The Sky Interactive Fullscreen VR 360 Degree Aerial Panoramas

Ed Fink over Pass Christian, MS after Katrina

651-483-1557

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I'm Ed Fink, and these are my 360 degree panoramas. I was the first VR photographer in the world to do fullscreen 360° panoramas from a helicopter.

I'm now a Google Trusted Photographer in Minneapolis, MN doing 360 degree virtual tours for Google Maps Business View.

Google Maps Business View is the indoor  version of Street View!


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Google Maps Business View adds a 360° virtual tour and professional still photos to a Google Places or +Local listing.


Take a look below at some of my Google tours, or go to my Google Maps Business View page for more information and many samples.


Cathedral of St. Paul


Dakota Jazz Club


Earle Brown Heritage Center


Brew and Grow


Advertising Agencies
Web Designers

I want to partner with you to offer 360° Google Maps Business View to your clients! Google hosts the virtual tour in Google Maps Street View, but you're needed to also embed the tour in your client's web pages, blog, or Facebook.

NEW!! I've recently started adding Google Maps Business View to a few of my 360° aerials.

Email or call 651-483-1557

            
Visit panoramas.dk to see why it's the most popular panorama web site in the world. Unlike sites like mine which feature panoramas from a single photographer, panoramas.dk features the cream of the crop, with the best full screen panoramas from the best VR photographers around the world.


Nodal NinjaŽ
"turning heads and expanding horizons"



 

Category: Winter Carnival

360 degree panoramas of the St. Paul Winter Carnival. This is the oldest carnival of it's type in the country.

Winter Carnival on the MN Capitol Steps 360 degree panorama as Gov. Dayton speaks to the 2011 Winter Carnival Pedestrian Parade crowd at the MN State Capitol.

Equipment: Nikon D700, Nikkor 10.5mm (shaved), Nodal Ninja 3

Categories: MN State Capitol, Winter Carnival

 

Cooler Crew in Crosby Park at the log where the 2005 Pioneer Press Treasure Hunt medallion was found. 360 degree panorama during the Cooler Crew's annual post hunt get together. The Cooler Crew visits the log in Crosby Park where the St. Paul Winter Carnival Pioneer Press Treasure Hunt medallion was found.

"Sitting" on the log along with the crew is zephy, the cardboard cutout representing Jason Anderson, a sergeant in the MN National Guard stationed in Baghdad, Iraq.

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm, Kaidan QuickPan III

Categories: Saint Paul, Winter Carnival

 

Dethroning Boreas on the last day of Winter Carnival 360 degree panorama in Mears Park in downtown St. Paul on the last day of the Winter Carnival, as Vulcans prepare to dethrone King Boreas.

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm, Kaidan QuickPan III

Categories: Saint Paul, Winter Carnival

 

Ice Sculpture of the 19th century Irving School 360 degree panorama during the unveiling of the Winter Carnival Ice Sculpture of the 19th century Irving School in Rice Park, downtown St. Paul, MN.

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm, Kaidan QuickPan III

Categories: Saint Paul, Winter Carnival

 

Snow Sculpture of King Kong climbing Foshay Tower 360 degree panorama next to a snow sculpture of King Kong dressed in winter attire climbing the Foshay Tower. Sculptors Matt Peick, Scott Sayre, and Tony Horning took 2nd Place and the Vulcan's Choice award at the 2005 St. Paul Winter Carnival Snow Sculpting competition.
Thinking it unfair to attack a St. Paul building during the St. Paul Winter Carnival, the team chose the distinctive Foshay Tower from neighboring Minneapolis for their design.

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm, Kaidan QuickPan III

Categories: Saint Paul, Winter Carnival

 

St. Paul Winter Carnival Grande Day Parade 360 degree panorama of the St. Paul Winter Carnival King Boreas Grande Day Parade, at 5th St. W and Washington St. at the NW corner of Rice Park.

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm, Kaidan QuickPan III

Categories: Saint Paul, Winter Carnival

 

St. Paul Winter Carnival Grande Day Parade 360 degree panorama of the St. Paul Winter Carnival King Boreas Grande Day Parade, at 4th St. W and Washington St. at the SW corner of Rice Park.

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm, Kaidan QuickPan III

Categories: Saint Paul, Winter Carnival

 

St. Paul Winter Carnival Torchlight Parade 360 degree panorama of the St. Paul Winter Carnival Torchlight Parade.

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm, Kaidan QuickPan III

Categories: Saint Paul, Winter Carnival

 

The Cooler Crew with zephy (Sgt. Jason Anderson)  at their Rehash Bash  after the 2005  Treasure Hunt medallion was found. 360 degree panorama of the Rehash Bash after the St. Paul Winter Carnival Treasure Hunt. Every year the Cooler Crew hold their Rehash Bash in the park where the medallion was found. Here they are in Crosby Park after the 2005 hunt.

The crew is joined by zephy, the cardboard cutout representing Jason Anderson, a sergeant in the MN National Guard stationed in Baghdad, Iraq.

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm, Kaidan QuickPan III

Categories: Saint Paul, Winter Carnival

 

U.S. Army Ice Sculpture 360 degree panorama as the U.S. Army puts the finishing touches on their entry in the St. Paul Winter Carnival Ice Sculpture contest.

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm, Kaidan QuickPan III

Categories: Saint Paul, Winter Carnival

 

Unveiling of the Ice Capitol 360 degree panorama of the St. Paul Winter Carnival kick off with the unveiling of the Ice Capitol. The Ice Capitol sculpture celebrates the 100th birthday of the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul.

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm, Kaidan QuickPan III

Categories: Winter Carnival

 

Vulcans at the Winter Carnival Grande Day Parade 360 degree panorama of Vulcans at the St. Paul Winter Carnival Grande Day Parade.

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm, Kaidan QuickPan III

Categories: Saint Paul, Winter Carnival

 

Vulcans at the Winter Carnival Torchlight Parade 360 degree panorama of Vulcans carrying torches at the 2005 St. Paul Winter Carnival Torchlight Parade in St. Paul, MN.

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm, Kaidan QuickPan III

Categories: Saint Paul, Winter Carnival

 

Vulcans Coming Out at the St. Paul Winter Carnival 360 degree panorama of the Vulcans making their entry at the St. Paul Winter Carnival.

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm, Kaidan QuickPan III

Categories: Saint Paul, Winter Carnival

 

Vulcans Fire Truck Rides at Winter Carnival 360 degree panorama from a Vulcans Fire Truck at the St. Paul Winter Carnival.

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm, Kaidan QuickPan III

Categories: Saint Paul, Winter Carnival

 

Vulcans vs. Royals Broomball 360 degree panorama of Vulcans vs. Royals broomball game during the St. Paul Winter Carnival at Landmark Center.

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm, Kaidan QuickPan III

Categories: Saint Paul, Winter Carnival

 

Winter Carnival Ice Maze 360 degree panorama of the Ice Maze at the 2007 Winter Carnival in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm, Kaidan QuickPan III

Categories: Winter Carnival

 

Winter Carnival Ice Sculptures 360 degree panorama of the Ice Sculpture on Harriett Island at the 2007 Winter Carnival in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm, Kaidan QuickPan III

Categories: Winter Carnival

 

Winter Carnival Royal Ball 360 degree panorama of the St. Paul Winter Carnival Royal Ball at Landmark Center.

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm, Kaidan QuickPan III

Categories: Saint Paul, Winter Carnival

 

Winter Carnival Royal Coronation 360 degree panorama of the St. Paul Winter Carnival Royal Coronation at the River Centre ballroom.

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm, Kaidan QuickPan III

Categories: Winter Carnival

 

Winter Carnival Royal Coronation 360 degree panorama at the St. Paul Winter Carnival Royal Coronation at the River Centre ballroom.

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm, Kaidan QuickPan III

Categories: Winter Carnival

 

Winter Carnival Royal Coronation Dinner 360 degree panorama during the St. Paul Winter Carnival Royal Coronation Dinner at the River Centre ballroom.

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm, Kaidan QuickPan III

Categories: Winter Carnival

 

Winter Carnival Royal Coronation Dinner 360 degree panorama at the St. Paul Winter Carnival Royal Coronation Dinner at the River Centre ballroom.

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm, Kaidan QuickPan III

Categories: Winter Carnival

 

Winter Carnival Torchlight Parade 360 degree panorama as bouncing team tosses a girl in the air at the corner of 5th St. and Sibley St. during the Torchlight Parade on the last day of Winter Carnival.

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm, Kaidan QuickPan III

Categories: Saint Paul, Winter Carnival

 

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Ice Palace By Day 360 degree panorama of the Ice Palace on the first weekend of the 2004 Winter Carnival.
This was Fullscreen Panorama Of The Week at www.panoramas.dk

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm

Categories: Saint Paul, Winter Carnival

 

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Ice Palace Opening Night Concert 360 degree panorama of the Casablanca Orchestra performing during subzero temperatures on opening night of the 118th St. Paul Winter Carnival.

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm

Categories: Music, Saint Paul, Winter Carnival

 

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Ice Harvesting on Lake Phalen 360 degree panorama of blocks of ice being cut, floated across the lake, lifted by conveyer belt, and stacked for shipment to the construction site for the Winter Carnival's Ice Palace.

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm

Categories: Saint Paul, Winter Carnival

 

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Ice Shipping at Lake Phalen 360 degree panorama of blocks of ice stacked and awaiting shipment to the Ice Palace construction site.

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm

Categories: Saint Paul, Winter Carnival

 

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Ice Palace Construction - Finishing Touches 360 degree panorama of workers putting the finishing touches on the Ice Palace at the St Paul, Minnesota Winter Carnival.

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm

Categories: Saint Paul, Winter Carnival

 

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Ice Palace Construction 360 degree panorama of construction of St Paul, Minnesota's Winter Carnival Ice Palace. The construction required hundreds of skilled volunteers and the same heavy equipment as for a real building.

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm

Categories: Saint Paul, Winter Carnival

 

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Ice Palace Construction - View from Crane 360 degree panorama of construction cranes building the 75 ft. tall Winter Carnival Ice Palace.

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm

Categories: Saint Paul, Winter Carnival

 

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Ice Palace On Opening Night 360 degree panorama of a giant ice switch, which was flipped to turn the lights when the Ice Palace opened to the public.

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm

Categories: Saint Paul, Winter Carnival

 

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Snow Sculptures 360 degree panorama at the Winter Carnival's snow sculpture competition at St. Paul's Landmark Center.

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm

Categories: Saint Paul, Winter Carnival

 

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Ice Sculptures 360 degree panorama at the Winter Carnival's ice sculpture competition in St. Paul Minnesota's Rice Park.

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm

Categories: Saint Paul, Winter Carnival

 

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Ice Palace Pennies 360 degree panorama of the back of the Winter Carnival's Ice Palace as children on a school field trip find that coins from a warm pocket will freeze onto the ice.

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm

Categories: Saint Paul, Winter Carnival

 

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Vulcans with Vulcan snow sculpture, 360 degree panorama of the Vulcans posing with a Vulcan snow sculpture at Landmark Center on the last day of Winter Carnival.

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm

Categories: Different, Saint Paul, Winter Carnival

 

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Ice Palace Skating Rink 360 degree panorama at the skating rink on the first weekend of the 2004 Winter Carnival.

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm

Categories: Saint Paul, Winter Carnival

 

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Newlyweds at the Ice Palace 360 degree panorama of newlyweds posing for pictures at the Ice Palace on the last day of Winter Carnival.

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm

Categories: Saint Paul, Winter Carnival

 

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Ice Palace Concert 360 degree panorama of a band performing at the Ice Palace on the last day of Winter Carnival.

Equipment: NikonD70, Sigma 8mm

Categories: Music, Saint Paul, Winter Carnival

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The St. Paul Pioneer Press did a front page story about me.

The St. Paul Pioneer Press interviewed me for a story about Google virtual tours and used my Basilica virtual tour. Second time I made their front page!
If you missed it because I bought so many copies you can read it here!




KARE 11 TV did a story on Google virtual tours.



VRMag has a feature story about my Hurricane Katrina panoramas.

VISITOR COMMENTS:

"That's the coolest thing on the web."

"You brought tears to my eyes."

"Mind blowing."

"One of the neatest photo sites I've ever seen."

"I'm afraid of heights and when I looked straight down I nearly threw up!"

"I am stunned by the quality and possible applications, nice job."

"That combo of eye-in-the-sky with eyes on the ground is fantastic."

"I sent this to every pilot I know."

"HOW IS THIS EVEN POSSIBLE?!"

"The 360 shots are almost unbelieveable!!!!"

"Oh my gosh Ed - they are just beautiful."

"That aerial panorama over Lake Calhoun is totally awesome"

"FANTASTIC!!!!"

"I've instantly become a fan of your panorama photos!"

"Wow, your panoramas are like nothing I have ever seen before. Very impressive!"

"the absolute best I have seen anywhere."

"ED - I am not surprised by all the comments you have received. The VR is AWESOME!"