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Thanks for visiting. Here you can see my recent INTERACTIVE 360Around VR Panoramic Photography. Just look for the images that say "Click for 360around" on the side. CLICKING on it will OPEN up the interactive version if there is only one panorama for that subject or it will take you to a page with multiple panoramas to choose from. Then CLICK AND DRAG IN THE IMAGE to rotate around the viewpoint. Panoramas are best viewed FULL SCREEN, be sure to click on the full screen button in the menu bar that is in the lower left corner of the panorama. To see some of my older panoramas or special projects click on the various links below.

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  • About / Contact by: Ron

    November 19, 2008, 16:34

    Welcome to Rack Photography and the 360Around panorama blog. Here you can see my latest interactive panoramas and get information on my current projects. I…

  • Lightborne by: Ron

    September 30, 2009, 15:57

    "Lightborne is a motion design and production studio made up of a collective of designers, directors, animators, editors, illustrators, sound designers…

  • Prayer Places by: Ron

    May 23, 2009, 18:50

    Church interiors are perfect for 360° panoramas since there are usually a lot of details to observe by looking all around in every direction. I particularly…

    • Old St. Mary's by: Ron

      August 18, 2009, 01:09

      Old St. Mary's Church is the oldest church still standing in the City of Cincinnati and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It was dedicated…

    • Holy Cross-Immaculata by: Ron

      August 27, 2009, 11:22

      Here are a few panos of Holy Cross Immaculata Church taken to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone. The parish will be celebrating…

    • All Saints Church by: Ron

      August 29, 2009, 21:29

      Most of the churches that I photograph are of the older, more majestic type of architecture that glorifies God through the various artistic expressions…

    • St. Lawrence by: Ron

      September 12, 2009, 02:06

      St. Lawrence Church is in the Cincinnati neighborhood of Price Hill. It was built in the late 19th century and contains a lot of very nice art work, most…

    • St. Rose by: Ron

      September 15, 2009, 16:18

      Due to popular demand, I have made some new panoramas of St. Rose Church in Cincinnati. The church was recently redecorated in tones of gold from its former…

    • Santa Barbara Mission by: Ron

      September 18, 2009, 22:02

      "The Queen of the Missions" is another title for this beautiful Church, the 10th of 21 Franciscan missions in California. Founded on December 4th, 1786, it was…

    • Guadalupe Chapel TAC by: Ron

      October 1, 2009, 23:01

      This panorama is also buried in the Thomas Aquinas College tour. I want it to have it's own page since this is a very unique "Prayer Place." It is located on…

    • San Buenaventura Mission by: Ron

      November 15, 2009, 02:28

      Here are a couple panos from San Buenaventura Mission, the 9th and last Mission that was founded by Blessed Junipero Serra in 1782.

    • Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity Chapel by: Ron

      November 27, 2009, 03:26

      This is the beautiful new chapel on the campus of Thomas Aquinas College in Santa Paula, California. Dedicated on March 7, 2009 following 10 years of planning…

    • Cathedral of St. Paul by: Ron

      October 4, 2010, 10:53

      Any trip to St. Paul, Minnesota should include a visit to this spectacular cathedral. It is one of a few in the United States that rivals the great cathedrals…

    • St. Mary's Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption by: Ron

      November 9, 2010, 17:54

      Covington, Kentucky A very beautiful Basilica, containing one of the largest church stained glass windows in the world. In fact this Basilica is a profusion…

    • Holy Family Church Virtual Tour by: Ron

      November 15, 2010, 15:01

      Click the image below to visit the virtual tour of Holy Family Church in Dayton, Ohio featuring eight different viewpoints from inside the building.

    • The Basilica of St. Josaphat by: Ron

      December 2, 2010, 18:33

      The Basilica of St. Josaphat is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Dedicated in 1901, it was not until 1926 that the parish was able to complete the elaborate interior…

  • Special Projects by: Ron

    September 21, 2009, 17:12

    Visit these Special Projects Pages: The Cincinnati Observatory School for the Creative and Performing Arts Delta Queen Steamboat Sequoia National…

    • Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy by: Ron

      September 21, 2009, 17:05

      Here is a sampler of a few panoramas that I did for Cincinnati Hill Christian Academy. The project actually consisted of 14 panoramas spread out over 3…

    • Music Hall by: Ron

      October 8, 2009, 13:53

      Music Hall, built in 1878, is home to the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, the Cincinnati Opera, the May Festival, and others. Also, home to the Cincinnati Pops…

    • Memorial Hall, Cincinnati by: Ron

      November 13, 2009, 01:07

      When I stepped into Memorial Hall, I felt that nothing has changed there in quite a while. I liked that. It has a very mature and stately feel to it. Very…

    • Anacapa Island, Channel Is. National Park by: Ron

      November 6, 2009, 18:47

      Anacapa Island is part of the Channel Islands National Park. Although only 13 miles off the coast of Southern California near Ventura, these islands have…

    • Shepard Fairey Murals by: Ron

      March 11, 2010, 17:26

      Street artist Shepard Fairey currently has a retrospective of his 20 year carreer at the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati. The retrospective has 2 parts,…

    • School for the Creative and Performing Arts, Cincinnati by: Ron

      September 8, 2010, 16:02

      Featured here are a few views of the Corbett Theater at the new Erich Kunzel Center for Arts and Education, home of the School for the Creative and Performing…

    • Lagering Cellars, Kauffman Brewing Co., Cincinnati by: Ron

      April 30, 2010, 23:11

      About 30 feet under what is now the Guildhaus Building on Vine Street are found these cellars. Once used for lagering beer for the John Kauffman Brewing…

    • Sequoia National Park by: Ron

      June 3, 2010, 10:23

      Big Trees, Sequoia National Park, California, USA Sequoia is home to what is considered to be the world's largest living single stem tree, The General…

    • Cleveland, Ohio by: Ron

      July 11, 2010, 21:09

      Here's some Cleveland! Just a hour before LeBron James announced his "decision" to leave Cleveland for the Miami Heat during a much hyped 1…

    • First German Reformed Church by: Ron

      February 10, 2011, 14:49

      This building has been neglected for a long time as you will see from these 360 panoramas. Buildings like this are a favorite target for "urban explorers",…

    • Cincinnati Reds Opening Day, 2010 by: Ron

      April 5, 2010, 17:22

      This was one of the biggest Cincinnati Reds Baseball opening day parade and festivities  in a long time due to the incredibly great weather this year, 77…

  • Little Planets by: Ron

    December 5, 2009, 00:53

    Once the 360° by 180° image file of a scene is created it can be "projected" into any number of different formats. A popular and fun format is the "stereograp…

  • Miscellaneous by: Ron

    October 21, 2010, 11:04

    Random panos

    • Mt. Airy Forest Tree House by: Ron

      October 25, 2010, 14:48

      Mt. Airy Forest Tree House is a project of Forever Young Treehouses. The treehouses are built with the involvement of the communities in which they are…

    • Port-o-Potty by: Ron

      October 21, 2010, 11:11

      From an old assignment showing that panos can be used for mundane subjects as well as glorious ones!

  • Links by: Ron

    February 2, 2009, 15:27

    Plug-ins needed to view panos on this site:  Flash (click to download) QTVR (click to download) QT version 7 needed to view some of my archived panos.

  • Site Map by: Ron

    December 22, 2010, 16:37

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  • Blog Posts 
    • Churches  (23)
      • More Panorama Projects by: Ron

        June 10, 2014, 16:50

        See my latest panorama projects over at 360around.com Siemens PLM Software University of Cincinnati Housing Thomas Aquinas College Ron Jon Surf…

      • Loome Theological Booksellers by: Ron

        October 31, 2012, 17:55

        Rose Window at Loome This bookstore in Stillwater, Minnesota specializes in "providing discerning readers with hard-to-find scholarly and classic Catholic,…

      • The Church of St. Agnes by: Ron

        October 19, 2012, 13:28

        The Church of Saint Agnes This very beautiful church in the "FrogTown" area of Saint Paul, Minnesota is the home of the Twin Cities Catholic Chorale. It…

      • St. Anthony Shrine, Cincinnati, Ohio by: Ron

        March 1, 2012, 15:34

        The historic Chapel of the National Shrine of St. Anthony in the Mt. Airy neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio was consecrated on Thanksgiving Day 1889, a…

      • Schoenstatt Retreat Center by: Ron

        February 1, 2012, 15:49

        The International Schoenstatt Retreat Center in Waukesha is also home to a Schoenstatt Shrine and The Province House of the Schoenstatt Sisters of Mary.…

      • Cincinnati City Hall by: Ron

        January 9, 2012, 11:47

        Cincinnati City Hall, the government seat for the City of Cincinnati, is across 8th St. from St. Peter in Chains Cathedral, the spiritual seat for the…

      • The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi by: Ron

        August 11, 2011, 15:48

        The Catholic faith came to New Mexico with the Franciscans in 1598. The city of Santa Fe was founded in 1610 and the original church was built in that same…

      • St. Mark's Catholic Church by: Ron

        May 16, 2011, 15:45

        St. Mark's Church in Cincinnati, Ohio was recently shut down and the community merged with a few other small parish communities at another location. It is…

      • Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church by: Ron

        May 3, 2011, 14:31

        Another long abandoned church building in the Sedamsville neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio. The Cincinnati Preservation Society managed to forestall the…

      • First German Reformed Church by: Ron

        February 10, 2011, 15:08

        Here are several 360 panoramas from the long abandoned "Reformed Church." Lots of texture and clutter here!

      • St. Mary's Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption by: Ron

        January 25, 2011, 17:25

        This is a beautiful Basilica located in Covington, Kentucky that I produced a 360 VR panorama of several years ago. I recently went back and did a full…

      • The Basilica of St. Josaphat, Virtual Tour by: Ron

        December 20, 2010, 15:37

        This beautiful Basilica in Milwaukee is worth a visit, meanwhile take a virtual tour to see it for yourself.

      • Holy Family Church Virtual Tour by: Ron

        December 12, 2010, 22:15

        Here is a Virtual Tour featuring multiple viewpoints (nodes) of Holy Family Church in Dayton, Ohio. This church is staffed by the Priestly Fraternity of St.…

      • The Cathedral of St. Paul by: Ron

        October 11, 2010, 17:05

        Here are a few panos from the amazing cathedral in St. Paul, Minnesota.

      • Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity Chapel, Thomas Aquinas College by: Ron

        November 27, 2009, 12:42

        "From its inception, the vision for Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity Chapel has been predicated upon four distinguishing marks: beauty, which disposes us to…

      • San Buenaventura Mission by: Ron

        November 15, 2009, 02:41

        San Buenaventura Mission was the last of the California Missions founded by Blessed Junipero Serra.

      • Mission Santa Barbara, California by: Ron

        September 18, 2009, 22:38

        Also known as "The Queen of the Missions." This was the 10th of 21 Franciscan missions that shaped much of the history of California. I have created 6 panos of…

      • St. Rose Catholic Church, Cincinnati by: Ron

        September 15, 2009, 16:30

        Here is one of two new panoramas that I made of St. Rose Church. The interior was recently repainted so I returned to document the new look. Be sure to visit…

      • St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Cincinnati by: Ron

        September 13, 2009, 00:25

        St. Lawrence Church has an impressive Gothic edifice with three steeples dominating the skyline of Price Hill. The church was dedicated in 1894. I was…

      • All Saints Church, Walton, Kentucky by: Ron

        August 29, 2009, 23:34

        The people of All Saints Parish wanted to create a building in which the sacred is evident and that  is modest and simple yet beautiful. They hired design…

      • Holy Cross-Immaculata Church, Cincinnati by: Ron

        August 27, 2009, 01:00

        This pano taken to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone for this church building. Set high up on Mt Adams, there is a dramatic…

      • Old St. Mary's Catholic Church, Cincinnati by: Ron

        August 17, 2009, 11:46

        Slightly unusual viewpoint featured in this pano.

      • Thomas Aquinas College, California by: Ron

        July 31, 2009, 16:39

        A small Catholic college in Santa Paula, California that uses the "Great Books" curriculum. There is a  new chapel that was just nearing completion when these…

    • Schools  (7)
      • More Panorama Projects by: Ron

        June 10, 2014, 16:50

        See my latest panorama projects over at 360around.com Siemens PLM Software University of Cincinnati Housing Thomas Aquinas College Ron Jon Surf…

      • Sand Volleyball by: Ron

        June 2, 2011, 17:50

        This is a pano that I produced a little while ago but never published on blog. Well here it is now, a friendly little volleyball game at Thomas Aquinas…

      • Erich Kunzel Center for Arts and Education, Cincinnati by: Ron

        September 8, 2010, 16:17

        This post features the Corbett Theater, the "crowning jewel" of the new center. It is the home of the School for the Creative and Performing Arts and Schiel…

      • Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity Chapel, Thomas Aquinas College by: Ron

        November 27, 2009, 12:42

        "From its inception, the vision for Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity Chapel has been predicated upon four distinguishing marks: beauty, which disposes us to…

      • Sunset over the Painter's Shack by: Ron

        November 23, 2009, 14:25

        The small building in the foreground, the Painter's Shack, is about a 1 mile hike up a gravel road from the campus of Thomas Aquinas College. A favorite haunt…

      • Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy by: Ron

        September 21, 2009, 17:27

        Here is a panorama I did for Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy. Visit the CHCA page to see a couple more and a link to the whole collection of 14 panos in…

      • Thomas Aquinas College, California by: Ron

        July 31, 2009, 16:39

        A small Catholic college in Santa Paula, California that uses the "Great Books" curriculum. There is a  new chapel that was just nearing completion when these…

    • Museums  (13)
      • More Panorama Projects by: Ron

        June 10, 2014, 16:50

        See my latest panorama projects over at 360around.com Siemens PLM Software University of Cincinnati Housing Thomas Aquinas College Ron Jon Surf…

      • American Sign Museum by: Ron

        October 12, 2012, 15:21

        The American Sign Museum I should say, the "new" American Sign Museum. Just recently moved into this larger space, they are better suited to grow and also…

      • The Cincinnati Observatory by: Ron

        July 27, 2011, 16:31

        The Cincinnati Observatory is known as the "Birthplace of American Astronomy." The 12" Merz and Mahler Telescope was the second largest telescope in the…

      • MAM - Milwaukee Art Museum by: Ron

        February 16, 2011, 14:07

        This very striking building has become a symbol for the city of Milwaukee. The movable, "briese soleil" or sun-shade look like giant gull wings which…

      • Union Terminal, Cincinnati by: Ron

        July 11, 2010, 17:33

        Union Terminal was originally built as a railroad terminal and opened in 1933. It now houses the Museum Center. The rotunda of this architecturally significant…

      • Art Museums  (2)
        • American Sign Museum by: Ron

          October 12, 2012, 15:21

          The American Sign Museum I should say, the "new" American Sign Museum. Just recently moved into this larger space, they are better suited to grow and also…

        • MAM - Milwaukee Art Museum by: Ron

          February 16, 2011, 14:07

          This very striking building has become a symbol for the city of Milwaukee. The movable, "briese soleil" or sun-shade look like giant gull wings which…

      • History Museums  (5)
        • American Sign Museum by: Ron

          October 12, 2012, 15:21

          The American Sign Museum I should say, the "new" American Sign Museum. Just recently moved into this larger space, they are better suited to grow and also…

        • Union Terminal, Cincinnati by: Ron

          July 11, 2010, 17:33

          Union Terminal was originally built as a railroad terminal and opened in 1933. It now houses the Museum Center. The rotunda of this architecturally significant…

        • San Buenaventura Mission by: Ron

          November 15, 2009, 02:41

          San Buenaventura Mission was the last of the California Missions founded by Blessed Junipero Serra.

        • Mission Santa Barbara, California by: Ron

          September 18, 2009, 22:38

          Also known as "The Queen of the Missions." This was the 10th of 21 Franciscan missions that shaped much of the history of California. I have created 6 panos of…

        • Metamora, Historic Canal Town by: Ron

          September 20, 2008, 16:35

          Here are some panos from the quaint south eastern Indiana town of Metamora. Also featured are some views of the Duck Creek Aquaduct, perhaps the only functionin…

      • Historic Site  (10)
        • The Story Inn by: Ron

          June 5, 2014, 16:58

          A sampler tour of a very quaint town on the southern edge of Brown County State Park near Nashville, Indiana, featuring the Story Inn! The Story Inn

        • St. Anthony Falls, Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis by: Ron

          July 24, 2012, 23:00

          The Stone Arch Bridge is the only bridge of it's kind along the Mississippi River. Having 23 arches, it is 2100 feet long and contains 100,000 tons of…

        • The Cincinnati Observatory by: Ron

          July 27, 2011, 16:31

          The Cincinnati Observatory is known as the "Birthplace of American Astronomy." The 12" Merz and Mahler Telescope was the second largest telescope in the…

        • The Basilica of St. Josaphat, Virtual Tour by: Ron

          December 20, 2010, 15:37

          This beautiful Basilica in Milwaukee is worth a visit, meanwhile take a virtual tour to see it for yourself.

        • Union Terminal, Cincinnati by: Ron

          July 11, 2010, 17:33

          Union Terminal was originally built as a railroad terminal and opened in 1933. It now houses the Museum Center. The rotunda of this architecturally significant…

        • Lagering Cellars, Kauffman Brewing Co, Cincinnati by: Ron

          May 6, 2010, 11:40

          Here is a series of panoramas taken deep underground in the lagering cellars that have become popular to visit during the annual Bockfest in Cincinnati by…

        • Serra Cross at Grant Park by: Ron

          November 21, 2009, 18:57

          If you ever get to Ventura, California be sure to visit the Serra Cross at Grant Park. This cross has been there since 1941 but it replaced a series of crosses…

        • San Buenaventura Mission by: Ron

          November 15, 2009, 02:41

          San Buenaventura Mission was the last of the California Missions founded by Blessed Junipero Serra.

        • Mission Santa Barbara, California by: Ron

          September 18, 2009, 22:38

          Also known as "The Queen of the Missions." This was the 10th of 21 Franciscan missions that shaped much of the history of California. I have created 6 panos of…

        • Metamora, Historic Canal Town by: Ron

          September 20, 2008, 16:35

          Here are some panos from the quaint south eastern Indiana town of Metamora. Also featured are some views of the Duck Creek Aquaduct, perhaps the only functionin…

    • Nature  (21)
      • Sequoia National Park, Moro Rock, Kaweah River v2 by: Ron

        August 14, 2013, 14:46

        On the trail to the summit of Moro Rock This tour contains panos that I have previously published on my website a couple years ago. The difference is that…

      • Warren Dunes State Park, Michigan by: Ron

        November 25, 2012, 12:20

        Warren Dunes famous for Hang Gliding The Warren Dunes State Park along the shores of Lake Michigan provide 1952 acres of recreational opportunities. The…

      • St. Anthony Falls, Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis by: Ron

        July 24, 2012, 23:00

        The Stone Arch Bridge is the only bridge of it's kind along the Mississippi River. Having 23 arches, it is 2100 feet long and contains 100,000 tons of…

      • Mt. Airy Forest Treehouse by: Ron

        October 25, 2010, 14:56

        Some panos that I took back in 2007 but never made it to the blog until now!

      • Sequoia National Park, Trees by: Ron

        June 3, 2010, 10:38

        Located in central California, Sequoia N.P. is home to some of the largest trees in the world. Sequoia N.P. is the second oldest national park in the United…

      • Sequoia National Park, Moro Rock, Kaweah River by: Ron

        May 22, 2010, 00:58

        Here are a few panos from the top of Moro Rock (complete with passing thunderstorm) and then 4000 feet down to the banks of the Kaweah River.

      • Santa Paula Creek by: Ron

        January 2, 2010, 15:22

        Along the high trail to the PunchBowls along Santa Paula Creek in California. Even though you can't see the creek from here, trust me it's down there. Very…

      • Punchbowls, Santa Paula Canyon by: Ron

        December 31, 2009, 14:18

        The Punchbowls are a series of waterfalls and swimming holes located in the Santa Paula Canyon. The trailhead for these is at Thomas Aquinas College. It is…

      • Sunset over the Painter's Shack by: Ron

        November 23, 2009, 14:25

        The small building in the foreground, the Painter's Shack, is about a 1 mile hike up a gravel road from the campus of Thomas Aquinas College. A favorite haunt…

      • Anacapa Island Landing, Channel Islands National Park by: Ron

        November 5, 2009, 17:36

        This is a view from the landing at Anacapa Island, part of the Channel Islands National Park. Click on the image below to get to the full page featuring a few…

      • Sky Bridge at Sunset by: Ron

        June 29, 2009, 16:36

        The Sky Bridge is in the Red River Gorge Geological Area of Eastern Kentucky. This area contains the highest concentration of natural arches in the Eastern…

      • On Chimney Top by: Ron

        June 29, 2009, 12:39

        Chimney Top is a formation in the Red River Gorge, KY. Here it looks like a large rock ship plowing it's way through the green ocean of the forest. You can see…

      • Natural Bridge, Kentucky by: Ron

        June 23, 2009, 15:12

        The Natural Bridge is the most visited arch in the area. It is the centerpiece for the Natural Bridge State Park in Kentucky. It is accessible by trail or by a…

      • Cumberland Falls, Kentucky by: Ron

        June 18, 2009, 13:46

        Sometimes called the "Niagra" of the South, Cumberland Falls also claims to be the only place in the western hemisphere to be able to see a "moonbow"…

      • Yahoo Arch and Falls, Kentucky by: Ron

        June 4, 2009, 00:04

        This is a very dramatic arch accompanied by 2 very large rock shelters on 2 levels with the arch in between. Yahoo Falls is the highest waterfall in Kentucky. …

      • The Crystal Woods by: Ron

        February 4, 2009, 22:56

        I just had to get out and try to get a pano or two of the ice covering the tree branches before it all melted off. Mt. Airy Forest, Cincinnati, Ohio.

      • Scenics  (17)
        • The Story Inn by: Ron

          June 5, 2014, 16:58

          A sampler tour of a very quaint town on the southern edge of Brown County State Park near Nashville, Indiana, featuring the Story Inn! The Story Inn

        • Sequoia National Park, Moro Rock, Kaweah River v2 by: Ron

          August 14, 2013, 14:46

          On the trail to the summit of Moro Rock This tour contains panos that I have previously published on my website a couple years ago. The difference is that…

        • Warren Dunes State Park, Michigan by: Ron

          November 25, 2012, 12:20

          Warren Dunes famous for Hang Gliding The Warren Dunes State Park along the shores of Lake Michigan provide 1952 acres of recreational opportunities. The…

        • Cincinnati from the Carew Tower by: Ron

          November 20, 2010, 01:22

          I was recently inspired to produce a "tower pano" from the top of the  Carew Tower in Cincinnati. The Carew Tower is the only skyscraper in Cincinnati that…

        • Sequoia National Park, Trees by: Ron

          June 3, 2010, 10:38

          Located in central California, Sequoia N.P. is home to some of the largest trees in the world. Sequoia N.P. is the second oldest national park in the United…

        • Sequoia National Park, Moro Rock, Kaweah River by: Ron

          May 22, 2010, 00:58

          Here are a few panos from the top of Moro Rock (complete with passing thunderstorm) and then 4000 feet down to the banks of the Kaweah River.

        • Santa Paula Creek by: Ron

          January 2, 2010, 15:22

          Along the high trail to the PunchBowls along Santa Paula Creek in California. Even though you can't see the creek from here, trust me it's down there. Very…

        • Punchbowls, Santa Paula Canyon by: Ron

          December 31, 2009, 14:18

          The Punchbowls are a series of waterfalls and swimming holes located in the Santa Paula Canyon. The trailhead for these is at Thomas Aquinas College. It is…

        • Sunset over the Painter's Shack by: Ron

          November 23, 2009, 14:25

          The small building in the foreground, the Painter's Shack, is about a 1 mile hike up a gravel road from the campus of Thomas Aquinas College. A favorite haunt…

        • Serra Cross at Grant Park by: Ron

          November 21, 2009, 18:57

          If you ever get to Ventura, California be sure to visit the Serra Cross at Grant Park. This cross has been there since 1941 but it replaced a series of crosses…

        • Anacapa Island Landing, Channel Islands National Park by: Ron

          November 5, 2009, 17:36

          This is a view from the landing at Anacapa Island, part of the Channel Islands National Park. Click on the image below to get to the full page featuring a few…

        • Sky Bridge at Sunset by: Ron

          June 29, 2009, 16:36

          The Sky Bridge is in the Red River Gorge Geological Area of Eastern Kentucky. This area contains the highest concentration of natural arches in the Eastern…

        • Natural Bridge, Kentucky by: Ron

          June 23, 2009, 15:12

          The Natural Bridge is the most visited arch in the area. It is the centerpiece for the Natural Bridge State Park in Kentucky. It is accessible by trail or by a…

        • Cumberland Falls, Kentucky by: Ron

          June 18, 2009, 13:46

          Sometimes called the "Niagra" of the South, Cumberland Falls also claims to be the only place in the western hemisphere to be able to see a "moonbow"…

        • Yahoo Arch and Falls, Kentucky by: Ron

          June 4, 2009, 00:04

          This is a very dramatic arch accompanied by 2 very large rock shelters on 2 levels with the arch in between. Yahoo Falls is the highest waterfall in Kentucky. …

        • Metamora, Historic Canal Town by: Ron

          September 20, 2008, 16:35

          Here are some panos from the quaint south eastern Indiana town of Metamora. Also featured are some views of the Duck Creek Aquaduct, perhaps the only functionin…

        • Abandoned Bridge, Cedar Grove, Indiana by: Ron

          August 1, 2008, 15:48

          I remember riding in our car across this bridge when I was a child. Time and neglect has taken it's toll. Now it stands in silent decay as canoeists drift…

      • Red River Gorge  (3)
        • Sky Bridge at Sunset by: Ron

          June 29, 2009, 16:36

          The Sky Bridge is in the Red River Gorge Geological Area of Eastern Kentucky. This area contains the highest concentration of natural arches in the Eastern…

        • On Chimney Top by: Ron

          June 29, 2009, 12:39

          Chimney Top is a formation in the Red River Gorge, KY. Here it looks like a large rock ship plowing it's way through the green ocean of the forest. You can see…

        • Natural Bridge, Kentucky by: Ron

          June 23, 2009, 15:12

          The Natural Bridge is the most visited arch in the area. It is the centerpiece for the Natural Bridge State Park in Kentucky. It is accessible by trail or by a…

      • Arches  (3)
        • Sky Bridge at Sunset by: Ron

          June 29, 2009, 16:36

          The Sky Bridge is in the Red River Gorge Geological Area of Eastern Kentucky. This area contains the highest concentration of natural arches in the Eastern…

        • Natural Bridge, Kentucky by: Ron

          June 23, 2009, 15:12

          The Natural Bridge is the most visited arch in the area. It is the centerpiece for the Natural Bridge State Park in Kentucky. It is accessible by trail or by a…

        • Yahoo Arch and Falls, Kentucky by: Ron

          June 4, 2009, 00:04

          This is a very dramatic arch accompanied by 2 very large rock shelters on 2 levels with the arch in between. Yahoo Falls is the highest waterfall in Kentucky. …

      • Rock Shelters  (2)
        • Cumberland Falls, Kentucky by: Ron

          June 18, 2009, 13:46

          Sometimes called the "Niagra" of the South, Cumberland Falls also claims to be the only place in the western hemisphere to be able to see a "moonbow"…

        • Yahoo Arch and Falls, Kentucky by: Ron

          June 4, 2009, 00:04

          This is a very dramatic arch accompanied by 2 very large rock shelters on 2 levels with the arch in between. Yahoo Falls is the highest waterfall in Kentucky. …

      • Waterfalls  (6)
        • Sequoia National Park, Moro Rock, Kaweah River v2 by: Ron

          August 14, 2013, 14:46

          On the trail to the summit of Moro Rock This tour contains panos that I have previously published on my website a couple years ago. The difference is that…

        • St. Anthony Falls, Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis by: Ron

          July 24, 2012, 23:00

          The Stone Arch Bridge is the only bridge of it's kind along the Mississippi River. Having 23 arches, it is 2100 feet long and contains 100,000 tons of…

        • Sequoia National Park, Moro Rock, Kaweah River by: Ron

          May 22, 2010, 00:58

          Here are a few panos from the top of Moro Rock (complete with passing thunderstorm) and then 4000 feet down to the banks of the Kaweah River.

        • Punchbowls, Santa Paula Canyon by: Ron

          December 31, 2009, 14:18

          The Punchbowls are a series of waterfalls and swimming holes located in the Santa Paula Canyon. The trailhead for these is at Thomas Aquinas College. It is…

        • Cumberland Falls, Kentucky by: Ron

          June 18, 2009, 13:46

          Sometimes called the "Niagra" of the South, Cumberland Falls also claims to be the only place in the western hemisphere to be able to see a "moonbow"…

        • Yahoo Arch and Falls, Kentucky by: Ron

          June 4, 2009, 00:04

          This is a very dramatic arch accompanied by 2 very large rock shelters on 2 levels with the arch in between. Yahoo Falls is the highest waterfall in Kentucky. …

    • Events  (13)
      • More Panorama Projects by: Ron

        June 10, 2014, 16:50

        See my latest panorama projects over at 360around.com Siemens PLM Software University of Cincinnati Housing Thomas Aquinas College Ron Jon Surf…

      • 2012 St. Leon Pole Raising by: Ron

        November 2, 2012, 22:06

        2012 Pole Raising This virtual tour has 3 pano views showing different stages of the 2012 St. Leon Pole Raising. Other than the weather being a bit more…

      • Western and Southern Open, Tennis 2012 by: Ron

        August 15, 2012, 16:57

        Here are some panoramas from the tennis action on Tuesday, August 14. This match featured Serena Williams defeating Eleni Daniilidou.  Take the tour to…

      • Western And Southern Open, Tennis 2011 by: Ron

        June 14, 2012, 11:37

        As the 2012 version of this event is rapidly approaching, I thought I would post a mini-tour of the Lindner Family Tennis Center during the 2011 version…

      • HHS Mandate Protest, Cincinnati June 8, 2012 by: Ron

        June 8, 2012, 17:50

        Cincinnati was one of 146 different US cities to host a rally to protest the Obama administration mandate forcing religious universities, charities, and…

      • Sand Volleyball by: Ron

        June 2, 2011, 17:50

        This is a pano that I produced a little while ago but never published on blog. Well here it is now, a friendly little volleyball game at Thomas Aquinas…

      • Cincinnati Reds Opening Day 2011 by: Ron

        April 6, 2011, 16:59

        This years opening day featured the usual Findlay Market Parade and other festivities the likes that only an opening day in Cincinnati can bring. The weather…

      • LeBron James, "Please Don't Leave" by: Ron

        July 10, 2010, 00:23

        Just a hour before LeBron James announced his "decision" to leave Cleveland for the Miami Heat during a much hyped 1 hour TV special, fans are milling around…

      • Cincinnati Reds Baseball Opening Day 2010 by: Ron

        April 6, 2010, 13:27

        Here are a few panos from the opening day parade and fans going into the Great American Ball Park. It was a most beautiful day which brought out a record crowd…

      • Rubber Duck Regatta 2009 by: Ron

        September 1, 2009, 17:48

        Every year during the Labor Day holiday weekend  a local radio station hosts an end of the summer blow out party on the banks of the Ohio River. One of the…

      • Dervish, Dublin Irish Festival by: Ron

        August 3, 2009, 16:41

        Enjoy this Pano from the Dublin (Ohio that is) Irish Festival taken on Saturday evening August,1 2009. The band is the great traditional Irish band Dervish.…

      • Cincinnati Tea Party 4/15/09 by: Ron

        April 15, 2009, 11:30

        Some views of the Cincinnati Tea Party.

      • St. Leon Pole Raising 2008 by: Ron

        October 25, 2008, 23:38

        Every 4 years, on the 2nd Saturday before the presidential election, the community of St. Leon, Indiana continues the tradition of the Pole Raising to…

    • Architecture  (56)
      • More Panorama Projects by: Ron

        June 10, 2014, 16:50

        See my latest panorama projects over at 360around.com Siemens PLM Software University of Cincinnati Housing Thomas Aquinas College Ron Jon Surf…

      • The Story Inn by: Ron

        June 5, 2014, 16:58

        A sampler tour of a very quaint town on the southern edge of Brown County State Park near Nashville, Indiana, featuring the Story Inn! The Story Inn

      • The Church of St. Agnes by: Ron

        October 19, 2012, 13:28

        The Church of Saint Agnes This very beautiful church in the "FrogTown" area of Saint Paul, Minnesota is the home of the Twin Cities Catholic Chorale. It…

      • St. Anthony Falls, Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis by: Ron

        July 24, 2012, 23:00

        The Stone Arch Bridge is the only bridge of it's kind along the Mississippi River. Having 23 arches, it is 2100 feet long and contains 100,000 tons of…

      • Schoenstatt Retreat Center by: Ron

        February 1, 2012, 15:49

        The International Schoenstatt Retreat Center in Waukesha is also home to a Schoenstatt Shrine and The Province House of the Schoenstatt Sisters of Mary.…

      • Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza / Palm Court by: Ron

        January 18, 2012, 12:29

        Palm Court at The Hilton Cincinnati The Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza Hotel is a nice example of French Art-Deco architecture. Much of the decorative…

      • Cincinnati City Hall by: Ron

        January 9, 2012, 11:47

        Cincinnati City Hall, the government seat for the City of Cincinnati, is across 8th St. from St. Peter in Chains Cathedral, the spiritual seat for the…

      • 2012 Business Courier Book of Lists - Virtual Tour of Cincinnati Landmarks by: Ron

        December 30, 2011, 14:48

        For the 2012 Cincinnati Business Courier Book of Lists cover photo, I needed to create a high resolution photograph from the Carew Tower Observation…

      • Procter and Gamble World Headquarters by: Ron

        December 21, 2011, 17:07

        The Procter and Gamble Company, founded in 1837, was ranked by "Fortune" magazine in 2011 at 5th place in the "World's Most Admired Companies" list. It…

      • Chicago, Pioneer Court, Marilyn Monroe by: Ron

        November 28, 2011, 16:57

        During a whirlwind 2 hours in downtown Chi-town, I managed to grab a couple of pano views including Pioneer Court and the much maligned and vandalized…

      • Emery Theater Virtual Tour by: Ron

        November 8, 2011, 17:16

        Emery Theater The Emery Auditorium was the home for the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra from 1912 until 1936 when they moved to Music Hall. The acoustics of…

      • The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi by: Ron

        August 11, 2011, 15:48

        The Catholic faith came to New Mexico with the Franciscans in 1598. The city of Santa Fe was founded in 1610 and the original church was built in that same…

      • The Cincinnati Observatory by: Ron

        July 27, 2011, 16:31

        The Cincinnati Observatory is known as the "Birthplace of American Astronomy." The 12" Merz and Mahler Telescope was the second largest telescope in the…

      • Cincinnati, Great American City by: Ron

        June 15, 2011, 17:05

        This panorama features the Great American Ballpark, home to the Cincinnati Reds baseball team and the Great American Tower building, I guess Cincinnati is…

      • Abandoned Bridge - Cedar Grove, Indiana v2 by: Ron

        June 13, 2011, 11:15

        I have previously produced a panorama of this bridge but went back as it is a great subject to photograph. The reason was for a test of some new equipment…

      • Fairview Park Steps by: Ron

        May 27, 2011, 00:29

        Lots of Steps Cincinnati, on the banks of the Ohio River, sets in a valley and is surrounded by hills. There are several sets of long stairways around town,…

      • Bellevue Hill Pavilion by: Ron

        May 26, 2011, 22:47

        This is the Bellevue Pavilion standing on the former site of the opulent Bellevue House at the apex of one of the many inclines that once surrounded…

      • St. Mark's Catholic Church by: Ron

        May 16, 2011, 15:45

        St. Mark's Church in Cincinnati, Ohio was recently shut down and the community merged with a few other small parish communities at another location. It is…

      • Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church by: Ron

        May 3, 2011, 14:31

        Another long abandoned church building in the Sedamsville neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio. The Cincinnati Preservation Society managed to forestall the…

      • MAM - Milwaukee Art Museum by: Ron

        February 16, 2011, 14:07

        This very striking building has become a symbol for the city of Milwaukee. The movable, "briese soleil" or sun-shade look like giant gull wings which…

      • First German Reformed Church by: Ron

        February 10, 2011, 15:08

        Here are several 360 panoramas from the long abandoned "Reformed Church." Lots of texture and clutter here!

      • St. Mary's Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption by: Ron

        January 25, 2011, 17:25

        This is a beautiful Basilica located in Covington, Kentucky that I produced a 360 VR panorama of several years ago. I recently went back and did a full…

      • The Basilica of St. Josaphat, Virtual Tour by: Ron

        December 20, 2010, 15:37

        This beautiful Basilica in Milwaukee is worth a visit, meanwhile take a virtual tour to see it for yourself.

      • Holy Family Church Virtual Tour by: Ron

        December 12, 2010, 22:15

        Here is a Virtual Tour featuring multiple viewpoints (nodes) of Holy Family Church in Dayton, Ohio. This church is staffed by the Priestly Fraternity of St.…

      • Cincinnati from the Carew Tower by: Ron

        November 20, 2010, 01:22

        I was recently inspired to produce a "tower pano" from the top of the  Carew Tower in Cincinnati. The Carew Tower is the only skyscraper in Cincinnati that…

      • Mt. Airy Forest Treehouse by: Ron

        October 25, 2010, 14:56

        Some panos that I took back in 2007 but never made it to the blog until now!

      • The Cathedral of St. Paul by: Ron

        October 11, 2010, 17:05

        Here are a few panos from the amazing cathedral in St. Paul, Minnesota.

      • Erich Kunzel Center for Arts and Education, Cincinnati by: Ron

        September 8, 2010, 16:17

        This post features the Corbett Theater, the "crowning jewel" of the new center. It is the home of the School for the Creative and Performing Arts and Schiel…

      • Union Terminal, Cincinnati by: Ron

        July 11, 2010, 17:33

        Union Terminal was originally built as a railroad terminal and opened in 1933. It now houses the Museum Center. The rotunda of this architecturally significant…

      • Lagering Cellars, Kauffman Brewing Co, Cincinnati by: Ron

        May 6, 2010, 11:40

        Here is a series of panoramas taken deep underground in the lagering cellars that have become popular to visit during the annual Bockfest in Cincinnati by…

      • Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity Chapel, Thomas Aquinas College by: Ron

        November 27, 2009, 12:42

        "From its inception, the vision for Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity Chapel has been predicated upon four distinguishing marks: beauty, which disposes us to…

      • San Buenaventura Mission by: Ron

        November 15, 2009, 02:41

        San Buenaventura Mission was the last of the California Missions founded by Blessed Junipero Serra.

      • Memorial Hall, Cincinnati by: Ron

        November 5, 2009, 16:37

        Here are some panos that I shot over at the beautiful Memorial Hall in Cincinnati. Memorial hall was designed by the famed Cincinnati architecture firm Samuel…

      • Music Hall, Cincinnati by: Ron

        October 3, 2009, 01:10

        Here is a view from on stage in the Springer Auditorium at the Cincinnati Music Hall. I shot this image right after the final rehearsal for the evening…

      • Lightborne by: Ron

        September 30, 2009, 16:10

        A pano featuring the strange and wonderful interior stylings over at Lightborne Productions.  I really like the "Dinosaur Spine" stairway. Make sure to visit…

      • Mission Santa Barbara, California by: Ron

        September 18, 2009, 22:38

        Also known as "The Queen of the Missions." This was the 10th of 21 Franciscan missions that shaped much of the history of California. I have created 6 panos of…

      • St. Rose Catholic Church, Cincinnati by: Ron

        September 15, 2009, 16:30

        Here is one of two new panoramas that I made of St. Rose Church. The interior was recently repainted so I returned to document the new look. Be sure to visit…

      • St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Cincinnati by: Ron

        September 13, 2009, 00:25

        St. Lawrence Church has an impressive Gothic edifice with three steeples dominating the skyline of Price Hill. The church was dedicated in 1894. I was…

      • All Saints Church, Walton, Kentucky by: Ron

        August 29, 2009, 23:34

        The people of All Saints Parish wanted to create a building in which the sacred is evident and that  is modest and simple yet beautiful. They hired design…

      • Holy Cross-Immaculata Church, Cincinnati by: Ron

        August 27, 2009, 01:00

        This pano taken to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone for this church building. Set high up on Mt Adams, there is a dramatic…

      • Old St. Mary's Catholic Church, Cincinnati by: Ron

        August 17, 2009, 11:46

        Slightly unusual viewpoint featured in this pano.

      • Thomas Aquinas College, California by: Ron

        July 31, 2009, 16:39

        A small Catholic college in Santa Paula, California that uses the "Great Books" curriculum. There is a  new chapel that was just nearing completion when these…

      • University of Illinois Employees Credit Union by: Ron

        July 7, 2008, 16:56

        Another architectural shoot that I did for DEI Inc.  

      • Santa Fe Room by: Ron

        June 24, 2008, 15:32

        Here is an example of an interesting architectural interior design. This is the "think tank" for a local Cincinnati design firm called DEI    …

      • Abandoned Buildings  (10)
        • Emery Theater Virtual Tour by: Ron

          November 8, 2011, 17:16

          Emery Theater The Emery Auditorium was the home for the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra from 1912 until 1936 when they moved to Music Hall. The acoustics of…

        • Abandoned Bridge - Cedar Grove, Indiana v2 by: Ron

          June 13, 2011, 11:15

          I have previously produced a panorama of this bridge but went back as it is a great subject to photograph. The reason was for a test of some new equipment…

        • Fairview Park Steps by: Ron

          May 27, 2011, 00:29

          Lots of Steps Cincinnati, on the banks of the Ohio River, sets in a valley and is surrounded by hills. There are several sets of long stairways around town,…

        • Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church by: Ron

          May 3, 2011, 14:31

          Another long abandoned church building in the Sedamsville neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio. The Cincinnati Preservation Society managed to forestall the…

        • First German Reformed Church by: Ron

          February 10, 2011, 15:08

          Here are several 360 panoramas from the long abandoned "Reformed Church." Lots of texture and clutter here!

        • Lagering Cellars, Kauffman Brewing Co, Cincinnati by: Ron

          May 6, 2010, 11:40

          Here is a series of panoramas taken deep underground in the lagering cellars that have become popular to visit during the annual Bockfest in Cincinnati by…

        • Sunset over the Painter's Shack by: Ron

          November 23, 2009, 14:25

          The small building in the foreground, the Painter's Shack, is about a 1 mile hike up a gravel road from the campus of Thomas Aquinas College. A favorite haunt…

        • Clay Street by: Ron

          May 15, 2009, 16:04

          Here are a couple panos from an abandoned building on Clay Street in Cincinnati.

        • Abandoned Bridge, Cedar Grove, Indiana by: Ron

          August 1, 2008, 15:48

          I remember riding in our car across this bridge when I was a child. Time and neglect has taken it's toll. Now it stands in silent decay as canoeists drift…

        • Abandoned Bridge, Mt. Airy Forest by: Ron

          July 27, 2008, 14:01

          Deep in the heart of Mt. Airy forest lies this abandoned concrete bridge from an old roadway that has since been cut off by the construction of I-74 through…

      • Historic Buildings  (26)
        • The Story Inn by: Ron

          June 5, 2014, 16:58

          A sampler tour of a very quaint town on the southern edge of Brown County State Park near Nashville, Indiana, featuring the Story Inn! The Story Inn

        • Loome Theological Booksellers by: Ron

          October 31, 2012, 17:55

          Rose Window at Loome This bookstore in Stillwater, Minnesota specializes in "providing discerning readers with hard-to-find scholarly and classic Catholic,…

        • Roebling Suspension Bridge, Cincinnati by: Ron

          September 14, 2012, 17:20

          John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge This mini tour has 2 pano views, one from the top of each tower of the Roebling Suspension Bridge that connects…

        • Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza / Palm Court by: Ron

          January 18, 2012, 12:29

          Palm Court at The Hilton Cincinnati The Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza Hotel is a nice example of French Art-Deco architecture. Much of the decorative…

        • Cincinnati City Hall by: Ron

          January 9, 2012, 11:47

          Cincinnati City Hall, the government seat for the City of Cincinnati, is across 8th St. from St. Peter in Chains Cathedral, the spiritual seat for the…

        • 2012 Business Courier Book of Lists - Virtual Tour of Cincinnati Landmarks by: Ron

          December 30, 2011, 14:48

          For the 2012 Cincinnati Business Courier Book of Lists cover photo, I needed to create a high resolution photograph from the Carew Tower Observation…

        • Chicago, Pioneer Court, Marilyn Monroe by: Ron

          November 28, 2011, 16:57

          During a whirlwind 2 hours in downtown Chi-town, I managed to grab a couple of pano views including Pioneer Court and the much maligned and vandalized…

        • Emery Theater Virtual Tour by: Ron

          November 8, 2011, 17:16

          Emery Theater The Emery Auditorium was the home for the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra from 1912 until 1936 when they moved to Music Hall. The acoustics of…

        • The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi by: Ron

          August 11, 2011, 15:48

          The Catholic faith came to New Mexico with the Franciscans in 1598. The city of Santa Fe was founded in 1610 and the original church was built in that same…

        • The Cincinnati Observatory by: Ron

          July 27, 2011, 16:31

          The Cincinnati Observatory is known as the "Birthplace of American Astronomy." The 12" Merz and Mahler Telescope was the second largest telescope in the…

        • Bellevue Hill Pavilion by: Ron

          May 26, 2011, 22:47

          This is the Bellevue Pavilion standing on the former site of the opulent Bellevue House at the apex of one of the many inclines that once surrounded…

        • St. Mark's Catholic Church by: Ron

          May 16, 2011, 15:45

          St. Mark's Church in Cincinnati, Ohio was recently shut down and the community merged with a few other small parish communities at another location. It is…

        • First German Reformed Church by: Ron

          February 10, 2011, 15:08

          Here are several 360 panoramas from the long abandoned "Reformed Church." Lots of texture and clutter here!

        • St. Mary's Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption by: Ron

          January 25, 2011, 17:25

          This is a beautiful Basilica located in Covington, Kentucky that I produced a 360 VR panorama of several years ago. I recently went back and did a full…

        • The Basilica of St. Josaphat, Virtual Tour by: Ron

          December 20, 2010, 15:37

          This beautiful Basilica in Milwaukee is worth a visit, meanwhile take a virtual tour to see it for yourself.

        • Cincinnati from the Carew Tower by: Ron

          November 20, 2010, 01:22

          I was recently inspired to produce a "tower pano" from the top of the  Carew Tower in Cincinnati. The Carew Tower is the only skyscraper in Cincinnati that…

        • Union Terminal, Cincinnati by: Ron

          July 11, 2010, 17:33

          Union Terminal was originally built as a railroad terminal and opened in 1933. It now houses the Museum Center. The rotunda of this architecturally significant…

        • Cleveland, Ohio by: Ron

          July 9, 2010, 20:59

          I got a few panos while on a quick trip through Cleveland. Here is the Cuyahoga County Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument and E 4th St area.

        • Lagering Cellars, Kauffman Brewing Co, Cincinnati by: Ron

          May 6, 2010, 11:40

          Here is a series of panoramas taken deep underground in the lagering cellars that have become popular to visit during the annual Bockfest in Cincinnati by…

        • San Buenaventura Mission by: Ron

          November 15, 2009, 02:41

          San Buenaventura Mission was the last of the California Missions founded by Blessed Junipero Serra.

        • Memorial Hall, Cincinnati by: Ron

          November 5, 2009, 16:37

          Here are some panos that I shot over at the beautiful Memorial Hall in Cincinnati. Memorial hall was designed by the famed Cincinnati architecture firm Samuel…

        • Music Hall, Cincinnati by: Ron

          October 3, 2009, 01:10

          Here is a view from on stage in the Springer Auditorium at the Cincinnati Music Hall. I shot this image right after the final rehearsal for the evening…

        • Mission Santa Barbara, California by: Ron

          September 18, 2009, 22:38

          Also known as "The Queen of the Missions." This was the 10th of 21 Franciscan missions that shaped much of the history of California. I have created 6 panos of…

        • Holy Cross-Immaculata Church, Cincinnati by: Ron

          August 27, 2009, 01:00

          This pano taken to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone for this church building. Set high up on Mt Adams, there is a dramatic…

        • Old St. Mary's Catholic Church, Cincinnati by: Ron

          August 17, 2009, 11:46

          Slightly unusual viewpoint featured in this pano.

        • Metamora, Historic Canal Town by: Ron

          September 20, 2008, 16:35

          Here are some panos from the quaint south eastern Indiana town of Metamora. Also featured are some views of the Duck Creek Aquaduct, perhaps the only functionin…

      • Interiors  (32)
        • Loome Theological Booksellers by: Ron

          October 31, 2012, 17:55

          Rose Window at Loome This bookstore in Stillwater, Minnesota specializes in "providing discerning readers with hard-to-find scholarly and classic Catholic,…

        • The Church of St. Agnes by: Ron

          October 19, 2012, 13:28

          The Church of Saint Agnes This very beautiful church in the "FrogTown" area of Saint Paul, Minnesota is the home of the Twin Cities Catholic Chorale. It…

        • American Sign Museum by: Ron

          October 12, 2012, 15:21

          The American Sign Museum I should say, the "new" American Sign Museum. Just recently moved into this larger space, they are better suited to grow and also…

        • St. Anthony Shrine, Cincinnati, Ohio by: Ron

          March 1, 2012, 15:34

          The historic Chapel of the National Shrine of St. Anthony in the Mt. Airy neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio was consecrated on Thanksgiving Day 1889, a…

        • Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza / Palm Court by: Ron

          January 18, 2012, 12:29

          Palm Court at The Hilton Cincinnati The Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza Hotel is a nice example of French Art-Deco architecture. Much of the decorative…

        • 2012 Business Courier Book of Lists - Virtual Tour of Cincinnati Landmarks by: Ron

          December 30, 2011, 14:48

          For the 2012 Cincinnati Business Courier Book of Lists cover photo, I needed to create a high resolution photograph from the Carew Tower Observation…

        • Emery Theater Virtual Tour by: Ron

          November 8, 2011, 17:16

          Emery Theater The Emery Auditorium was the home for the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra from 1912 until 1936 when they moved to Music Hall. The acoustics of…

        • The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi by: Ron

          August 11, 2011, 15:48

          The Catholic faith came to New Mexico with the Franciscans in 1598. The city of Santa Fe was founded in 1610 and the original church was built in that same…

        • The Cincinnati Observatory by: Ron

          July 27, 2011, 16:31

          The Cincinnati Observatory is known as the "Birthplace of American Astronomy." The 12" Merz and Mahler Telescope was the second largest telescope in the…

        • St. Mark's Catholic Church by: Ron

          May 16, 2011, 15:45

          St. Mark's Church in Cincinnati, Ohio was recently shut down and the community merged with a few other small parish communities at another location. It is…

        • First German Reformed Church by: Ron

          February 10, 2011, 15:08

          Here are several 360 panoramas from the long abandoned "Reformed Church." Lots of texture and clutter here!

        • St. Mary's Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption by: Ron

          January 25, 2011, 17:25

          This is a beautiful Basilica located in Covington, Kentucky that I produced a 360 VR panorama of several years ago. I recently went back and did a full…

        • Allie's Room by: Ron

          January 23, 2011, 22:34

          Interior decorating teen style!

        • The Basilica of St. Josaphat, Virtual Tour by: Ron

          December 20, 2010, 15:37

          This beautiful Basilica in Milwaukee is worth a visit, meanwhile take a virtual tour to see it for yourself.

        • Mt. Airy Forest Treehouse by: Ron

          October 25, 2010, 14:56

          Some panos that I took back in 2007 but never made it to the blog until now!

        • The Cathedral of St. Paul by: Ron

          October 11, 2010, 17:05

          Here are a few panos from the amazing cathedral in St. Paul, Minnesota.

        • Erich Kunzel Center for Arts and Education, Cincinnati by: Ron

          September 8, 2010, 16:17

          This post features the Corbett Theater, the "crowning jewel" of the new center. It is the home of the School for the Creative and Performing Arts and Schiel…

        • Union Terminal, Cincinnati by: Ron

          July 11, 2010, 17:33

          Union Terminal was originally built as a railroad terminal and opened in 1933. It now houses the Museum Center. The rotunda of this architecturally significant…

        • Lagering Cellars, Kauffman Brewing Co, Cincinnati by: Ron

          May 6, 2010, 11:40

          Here is a series of panoramas taken deep underground in the lagering cellars that have become popular to visit during the annual Bockfest in Cincinnati by…

        • San Buenaventura Mission by: Ron

          November 15, 2009, 02:41

          San Buenaventura Mission was the last of the California Missions founded by Blessed Junipero Serra.

        • Memorial Hall, Cincinnati by: Ron

          November 5, 2009, 16:37

          Here are some panos that I shot over at the beautiful Memorial Hall in Cincinnati. Memorial hall was designed by the famed Cincinnati architecture firm Samuel…

        • Music Hall, Cincinnati by: Ron

          October 3, 2009, 01:10

          Here is a view from on stage in the Springer Auditorium at the Cincinnati Music Hall. I shot this image right after the final rehearsal for the evening…

        • Lightborne by: Ron

          September 30, 2009, 16:10

          A pano featuring the strange and wonderful interior stylings over at Lightborne Productions.  I really like the "Dinosaur Spine" stairway. Make sure to visit…

        • Mission Santa Barbara, California by: Ron

          September 18, 2009, 22:38

          Also known as "The Queen of the Missions." This was the 10th of 21 Franciscan missions that shaped much of the history of California. I have created 6 panos of…

        • St. Rose Catholic Church, Cincinnati by: Ron

          September 15, 2009, 16:30

          Here is one of two new panoramas that I made of St. Rose Church. The interior was recently repainted so I returned to document the new look. Be sure to visit…

        • St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Cincinnati by: Ron

          September 13, 2009, 00:25

          St. Lawrence Church has an impressive Gothic edifice with three steeples dominating the skyline of Price Hill. The church was dedicated in 1894. I was…

        • All Saints Church, Walton, Kentucky by: Ron

          August 29, 2009, 23:34

          The people of All Saints Parish wanted to create a building in which the sacred is evident and that  is modest and simple yet beautiful. They hired design…

        • Holy Cross-Immaculata Church, Cincinnati by: Ron

          August 27, 2009, 01:00

          This pano taken to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone for this church building. Set high up on Mt Adams, there is a dramatic…

        • Old St. Mary's Catholic Church, Cincinnati by: Ron

          August 17, 2009, 11:46

          Slightly unusual viewpoint featured in this pano.

        • Thomas Aquinas College, California by: Ron

          July 31, 2009, 16:39

          A small Catholic college in Santa Paula, California that uses the "Great Books" curriculum. There is a  new chapel that was just nearing completion when these…

        • University of Illinois Employees Credit Union by: Ron

          July 7, 2008, 16:56

          Another architectural shoot that I did for DEI Inc.  

        • Santa Fe Room by: Ron

          June 24, 2008, 15:32

          Here is an example of an interesting architectural interior design. This is the "think tank" for a local Cincinnati design firm called DEI    …

      • Bridges  (4)
        • Roebling Suspension Bridge, Cincinnati by: Ron

          September 14, 2012, 17:20

          John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge This mini tour has 2 pano views, one from the top of each tower of the Roebling Suspension Bridge that connects…

        • St. Anthony Falls, Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis by: Ron

          July 24, 2012, 23:00

          The Stone Arch Bridge is the only bridge of it's kind along the Mississippi River. Having 23 arches, it is 2100 feet long and contains 100,000 tons of…

        • Ida Street Bridge, Mt Adams, Cincinnati by: Ron

          June 17, 2011, 17:09

          This bridge affords a nice view of downtown Cincinnati from the Mt Adams neighborhood. You can see the large empty lot downtown where the Horseshoe Casino…

        • Abandoned Bridge - Cedar Grove, Indiana v2 by: Ron

          June 13, 2011, 11:15

          I have previously produced a panorama of this bridge but went back as it is a great subject to photograph. The reason was for a test of some new equipment…

    • Retail  (8)
      • More Panorama Projects by: Ron

        June 10, 2014, 16:50

        See my latest panorama projects over at 360around.com Siemens PLM Software University of Cincinnati Housing Thomas Aquinas College Ron Jon Surf…

      • The Story Inn by: Ron

        June 5, 2014, 16:58

        A sampler tour of a very quaint town on the southern edge of Brown County State Park near Nashville, Indiana, featuring the Story Inn! The Story Inn

      • Loome Theological Booksellers by: Ron

        October 31, 2012, 17:55

        Rose Window at Loome This bookstore in Stillwater, Minnesota specializes in "providing discerning readers with hard-to-find scholarly and classic Catholic,…

      • Fausto Ferrari Barber Shop by: Ron

        April 14, 2011, 14:24

        Fausto has been working in his downtown Cincinnati, Ohio shop since 1957. I thought it was interesting that there were still banners from his 50th…

      • LeBron James, "Please Don't Leave" by: Ron

        July 10, 2010, 00:23

        Just a hour before LeBron James announced his "decision" to leave Cleveland for the Miami Heat during a much hyped 1 hour TV special, fans are milling around…

      • Cleveland, Ohio by: Ron

        July 9, 2010, 20:59

        I got a few panos while on a quick trip through Cleveland. Here is the Cuyahoga County Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument and E 4th St area.

      • Bart's Books, Ojai, California by: Ron

        July 24, 2009, 13:12

        Their website says "The World's Greatest Outdoor Bookstore" and perhaps it is. There aren't too many outdoor bookstores in my neck of the woods (Cincinnati). I…

      • University of Illinois Employees Credit Union by: Ron

        July 7, 2008, 16:56

        Another architectural shoot that I did for DEI Inc.  

      • Bookstores  (2)
        • Loome Theological Booksellers by: Ron

          October 31, 2012, 17:55

          Rose Window at Loome This bookstore in Stillwater, Minnesota specializes in "providing discerning readers with hard-to-find scholarly and classic Catholic,…

        • Bart's Books, Ojai, California by: Ron

          July 24, 2009, 13:12

          Their website says "The World's Greatest Outdoor Bookstore" and perhaps it is. There aren't too many outdoor bookstores in my neck of the woods (Cincinnati). I…

      • Nightlife  (2)
        • LeBron James, "Please Don't Leave" by: Ron

          July 10, 2010, 00:23

          Just a hour before LeBron James announced his "decision" to leave Cleveland for the Miami Heat during a much hyped 1 hour TV special, fans are milling around…

        • Cleveland, Ohio by: Ron

          July 9, 2010, 20:59

          I got a few panos while on a quick trip through Cleveland. Here is the Cuyahoga County Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument and E 4th St area.

      • Restaurants  (3)
        • The Story Inn by: Ron

          June 5, 2014, 16:58

          A sampler tour of a very quaint town on the southern edge of Brown County State Park near Nashville, Indiana, featuring the Story Inn! The Story Inn

        • LeBron James, "Please Don't Leave" by: Ron

          July 10, 2010, 00:23

          Just a hour before LeBron James announced his "decision" to leave Cleveland for the Miami Heat during a much hyped 1 hour TV special, fans are milling around…

        • Cleveland, Ohio by: Ron

          July 9, 2010, 20:59

          I got a few panos while on a quick trip through Cleveland. Here is the Cuyahoga County Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument and E 4th St area.

    • Theaters  (6)
      • More Panorama Projects by: Ron

        June 10, 2014, 16:50

        See my latest panorama projects over at 360around.com Siemens PLM Software University of Cincinnati Housing Thomas Aquinas College Ron Jon Surf…

      • Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park by: Ron

        January 23, 2012, 12:40

        The Playhouse, located in Eden Park, is dedicated to providing the finest in professional theater. It is one of America's first regional theaters started…

      • Emery Theater Virtual Tour by: Ron

        November 8, 2011, 17:16

        Emery Theater The Emery Auditorium was the home for the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra from 1912 until 1936 when they moved to Music Hall. The acoustics of…

      • Erich Kunzel Center for Arts and Education, Cincinnati by: Ron

        September 8, 2010, 16:17

        This post features the Corbett Theater, the "crowning jewel" of the new center. It is the home of the School for the Creative and Performing Arts and Schiel…

      • Memorial Hall, Cincinnati by: Ron

        November 5, 2009, 16:37

        Here are some panos that I shot over at the beautiful Memorial Hall in Cincinnati. Memorial hall was designed by the famed Cincinnati architecture firm Samuel…

      • Music Hall, Cincinnati by: Ron

        October 3, 2009, 01:10

        Here is a view from on stage in the Springer Auditorium at the Cincinnati Music Hall. I shot this image right after the final rehearsal for the evening…

    • Street Scenes  (16)
      • More Panorama Projects by: Ron

        June 10, 2014, 16:50

        See my latest panorama projects over at 360around.com Siemens PLM Software University of Cincinnati Housing Thomas Aquinas College Ron Jon Surf…

      • 2012 St. Leon Pole Raising by: Ron

        November 2, 2012, 22:06

        2012 Pole Raising This virtual tour has 3 pano views showing different stages of the 2012 St. Leon Pole Raising. Other than the weather being a bit more…

      • American Sign Museum by: Ron

        October 12, 2012, 15:21

        The American Sign Museum I should say, the "new" American Sign Museum. Just recently moved into this larger space, they are better suited to grow and also…

      • HHS Mandate Protest, Cincinnati June 8, 2012 by: Ron

        June 8, 2012, 17:50

        Cincinnati was one of 146 different US cities to host a rally to protest the Obama administration mandate forcing religious universities, charities, and…

      • Chicago, Pioneer Court, Marilyn Monroe by: Ron

        November 28, 2011, 16:57

        During a whirlwind 2 hours in downtown Chi-town, I managed to grab a couple of pano views including Pioneer Court and the much maligned and vandalized…

      • Ida Street Bridge, Mt Adams, Cincinnati by: Ron

        June 17, 2011, 17:09

        This bridge affords a nice view of downtown Cincinnati from the Mt Adams neighborhood. You can see the large empty lot downtown where the Horseshoe Casino…

      • Cincinnati, Great American City by: Ron

        June 15, 2011, 17:05

        This panorama features the Great American Ballpark, home to the Cincinnati Reds baseball team and the Great American Tower building, I guess Cincinnati is…

      • Fausto Ferrari Barber Shop by: Ron

        April 14, 2011, 14:24

        Fausto has been working in his downtown Cincinnati, Ohio shop since 1957. I thought it was interesting that there were still banners from his 50th…

      • Cincinnati from the Carew Tower by: Ron

        November 20, 2010, 01:22

        I was recently inspired to produce a "tower pano" from the top of the  Carew Tower in Cincinnati. The Carew Tower is the only skyscraper in Cincinnati that…

      • Erich Kunzel Center for Arts and Education, Cincinnati by: Ron

        September 8, 2010, 16:17

        This post features the Corbett Theater, the "crowning jewel" of the new center. It is the home of the School for the Creative and Performing Arts and Schiel…

      • LeBron James, "Please Don't Leave" by: Ron

        July 10, 2010, 00:23

        Just a hour before LeBron James announced his "decision" to leave Cleveland for the Miami Heat during a much hyped 1 hour TV special, fans are milling around…

      • Cleveland, Ohio by: Ron

        July 9, 2010, 20:59

        I got a few panos while on a quick trip through Cleveland. Here is the Cuyahoga County Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument and E 4th St area.

      • Cincinnati Reds Baseball Opening Day 2010 by: Ron

        April 6, 2010, 13:27

        Here are a few panos from the opening day parade and fans going into the Great American Ball Park. It was a most beautiful day which brought out a record crowd…

      • Shepard Fairey Murals by: Ron

        March 30, 2010, 14:25

        The Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati is hosting a retrospective exhibit of famed street artist Shepard Fairey during the spring and summer of 2010. Along…

      • St. Leon Pole Raising 2008 by: Ron

        October 25, 2008, 23:38

        Every 4 years, on the 2nd Saturday before the presidential election, the community of St. Leon, Indiana continues the tradition of the Pole Raising to…

      • Urban Art  (2)
        • Chicago, Pioneer Court, Marilyn Monroe by: Ron

          November 28, 2011, 16:57

          During a whirlwind 2 hours in downtown Chi-town, I managed to grab a couple of pano views including Pioneer Court and the much maligned and vandalized…

        • Shepard Fairey Murals by: Ron

          March 30, 2010, 14:25

          The Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati is hosting a retrospective exhibit of famed street artist Shepard Fairey during the spring and summer of 2010. Along…

      • Graffiti  (1)
    • Portrait panos  (3)
      • More Panorama Projects by: Ron

        June 10, 2014, 16:50

        See my latest panorama projects over at 360around.com Siemens PLM Software University of Cincinnati Housing Thomas Aquinas College Ron Jon Surf…

      • Beaver Bill Forging Works by: Ron

        April 12, 2012, 15:29

        Here is another "Pano-Portrait" featuring Beaver Bill in his workshop. Bill makes very nice reproduction edge weapons, specifically tomahawks. These are…

      • Fausto Ferrari Barber Shop by: Ron

        April 14, 2011, 14:24

        Fausto has been working in his downtown Cincinnati, Ohio shop since 1957. I thought it was interesting that there were still banners from his 50th…