He states that it's a six frame stitch taken from inside an airborne hot air balloon. I posted the following to him:
"Magnificent! Help me learn tho... how did you take a 6 photo panorama of moving balloons *from* a moving balloon? I have trouble aligning panoramas when I photograph still subjects from a stationary tripod with a pano head! Please share your secrets?"
He responded with
Yes, there is 1 SECRET!
It is exactly, to throw your tripod farthest possible.
I'm not even sure that I believe that it's a stitch, nevertheless taken handheld from a balloon! It's so perfect. Thoughts?