These globes are deceivingly simple if you have a version of Adobe Photoshop: Create Amazing Circles.
The original shots were taken in and around Seattle, then swirled into Amazing Circles by way of digital trickery.
Downtown Seattle waterfront, shot looking south from Pier 66 at sunset:
A boom photographed near the Port of Seattle:
Pigeons perched near Pike Place Market, with city building in background:
Autumn trees at Marymoor Park in Redmond, shot looking up through the canopy to the sky:
Eagle flying in the distance toward a Washington State Ferry and the Olympic Mountains. An Amazing Circle made from this image: