The 360 degrees motion was made possible using a special telescope head, modified for this purpose. The camera was used in manual mode, with a constant high ISO and manual white balance, and for the night – day transitions a neutral density filter was used.
According to the author, this video is made out of 25 000 stills, shot with Canon flagship DSLR, the 1DX. All the shots were taken between September 2012 and the first of January 2013, and it took the photographer 150 hours of work for the project to take shape.For the shooting of the panning scenes, Greg Kiss used a dolly made by Dynamic Perception, along with a Merlin or Emotimo tripod head. According to him this is one of the cheapest combo on the market.