Friday, December 18, 2009

A 26 Giga pixel panorama

Technical characteristics

The picture was made with the Canon 5D mark II and a 400mm-lens. It consists of 1.665 full format pictures with 21.4 megapixel, which was recorded by a photo-robot in 172 minutes. The converting of 102 GB raw data by a computer with a main memory cache of 48 GB and 16 processors took 94 hours. With a resolution of 297.500 x 87.500 pixel (26 gigapixel) the picture is the largest in the world. (stand December 2009)

Text and panorama here : link Thanks to Dlpnet. 

It's not a Full sphere panorama... neither a full cylindrical... but it is nice and big...

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