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1,474-Megapixel Photo of President Obama’s Inauguration

1,474-Megapixel Photo of President Obama’s Inauguration

Posted January 24, 2009 at 3:37pm by iClarified · 18155 views
David Bergman used his MacBook Pro and a Gigapan Imager to create an amazing 1,474 megapixel photo of President Obama's Inauguration.

I made a panoramic image showing the nearly two million people who watched President Obama’s inaugural address. To do so, I clamped a Gigapan Imager to the railing on the north media platform about six feet from my photo position. The Gigapan is a robotic camera mount that allows me to take multiple images and stitch them together, creating a massive image file.

The final photo contains 220 Canon G10 images and the file is 59,783 X 24,658 pixels or 1,474 megapixels. It took David more than six and a half hours for his Macbook Pro to put together the final file. The completed TIF file is almost 2 gigabytes.

Click the link below to zoom and navigate through the image. You can find all sorts of things. Try to find the Secret Service Snipers or maybe some celebrity iPhone use.

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1,474-Megapixel Photo of President Obama’s Inauguration
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taro_boy
taro_boy - January 26, 2009 at 2:55pm
LOL! Is Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas SLEEPING?? (Just behind and to the left of Obama)
Lawrence A. Aubin
Lawrence A. Aubin - January 26, 2009 at 7:45am
Is there any chance of getting this amazing file to download? Would love to have this in my picture archives..
Simon
Simon - January 25, 2009 at 4:06pm
Excellent! love the bodyless legs walking along!
Sir
Sir - January 25, 2009 at 1:38pm
THE BEST! Good job.
Adrian
Adrian - January 24, 2009 at 8:47pm
youu can even see the buildings from the back perfectly
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