Below is 45 gigapixels of Dubai.
Canon's 7D is yet again changing the game as part of a mind-boggling year in DSLR, filmmaking and photography history!
GigaPan's Robotic Mount has created the Worlds Largest Panoramic Photo at 45-Giga Pixels.... Get that. Gigapixels!
"4,250 individual shots taken with a Canon 7D and the 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 L zoom at 400mm. Total shooting time circa 3 hours 30 minutes, in 37C heat (that's the temperature in the shade - the camera and lens were almost too hot to touch at the end of this)."
This is an example of part of the Dubai photo entitled "Sitting in the Shade".
Check it out here -- You can zoom forever!! The GigaPan team has tons of locales in their index from SF to
Their past attempts were pretty impressive: Paris at 26 and Prague at 18 GP each.
Check out the rundown from Wired on what made this record photo possible.
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