I've always really liked the little planet images that people have made out of panoramic photos. They are very Little Prince. I've seen this done by a few photographers now. For a couple of examples check out Alexandre Duret-Lutz's flickr collection of Wee Planets.
I found a tutorial on Photojojo about how to make your own little planets. You basically take a panoramic photo and stretch it into a square. Then you apply a polar filter. It sounds simple but I think it takes the right photo and some handy Photoshop clean-up work to make it look awesome. I'm totally going to try it.