Bubble lense?

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    My son showed me this photo and asked how do they do it? I think they must have used some type of bubble lense, was I on the right track??
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    ...or a panoramic camera. Saw a few in the UK which are used to take 360 degree views of stadiums, houses on show, etc.
     
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    it can also be done with stiching
     
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    What is stiching? ..... is it the joining of two photos
     
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    yea - you get some REALLY good programs that does it
     
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    would corel paint shop pro 10 be able to do that effect?
     
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    mmmmmmmmm no - i'll get the names of some programs from a mate of mine thats really into photos and so on
     
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    It might be a cropped fisheye shot, but it seems more likely it was either a panoramic camera on its side, or a whole bunch of photos stiched together. It's a pretty neat shot.
     
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    Normal camera . .normal lens. . a few different exposures . .merged together in Photoshop ..ie. .File > Automate> Photomerge . . or Edit > Auto Align layers + Edit > Auto Blend Layers.

    Then cropped and mirrored. ..

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