Tuesday, March 13, 2012
The Getty Center Main Garden, Virtual Reality
Another hand-held virtual reality shot from The Getty Center in Los Angeles.
From a distance the main garden looks like a very cool topiary hedge maze,
and it is, but to find the Minotaur in the center of this labyrinth you need a gondola. Because it
is in the middle of an amazing fountain.
This, of course starts the discussion of how do you think they trim the maze. Because it's really nicely groomed. It's not like they could drain the fountain every time it needs a trim. Gondoliers with hedge trimmers? Hope they're not electric trimmers. Oh well I guess we'll have to chalk that up to the mysteries of the ages.
If you'd like to see a great virtual reality shot of another fountain in The Getty Center at sunset take a look at February 6th
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