Largest spherical panoramic photo in the world

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  1. seesul

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    This is a super high resolution photo. Use your mouse to zoom in and see a startling level of detail. This image is currently (as of 12/2009) the largest spherical panoramic photo in the world. It is 192,000 pixels wide and 96,000 pixels tall. That’s 18.4 billion pixels, or 18.4 gigapixels! When it’s printed, it will be 16 meters (53 feet) long at regular photographic quality (300dpi). It was shot in early October 2009 from the top of the Zizkov TV Tower in Prague, Czech Republic in collaboration with Prague 3 town hall. A digital SLR camera and a 200mm lens were used. Hundreds of shots were shot over a few hours; these shots were then stitched together on a computer over the following few weeks.

    Enjoy! Prague TV Tower - World's Largest Spherical Panorama

    Yep, it´s Prague...
     
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    Thats about the wildest thing I ever seen!!!!!
     
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    That was pretty cool
     
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    That was neat!
     
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    Staggering! :shock:
     
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    Very cool!
     
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    what I noticed that surprised me was very few if any taller buildings
     
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    That is so cool. Didn't see any flashers in the park.
     
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    Heh. Excellent panoramic, but if I were the owner of one of those cars parked on the street, I'd be kinda pissed that he didn't blur out my license plate number!
     
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    Yeah, that got me thinking about how difficult it might be to have this done in North America. Big hullabaloo about privacy issues when Streetview came out.
     
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    That´s why he decided for Prague I think...welcome to free world:lol:
     
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    Prague is a town with old history. Very old history. A lot of buildings were build several centuries ago.
     
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    Mine too. Don´t worry. It took about 2 minutes untill it started to cooperate again. I gotta change my RAM. 512MB are not enough today...
     
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    That was pretty cool. :thumbright:


    Wheels
     
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    Indeed...

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    #17 seesul, Jan 28, 2010
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    :)
     
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    Funny enough America isn't a democracy :rolleyes: :lol:
     
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