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|Sender:||Paul D. DeRocco|
|Date/Time:||19-Oct-2010 23:00:27 +0000|
|Subject:||RE: What's a Gigapixel?|
> From: Sacha Griffin
> How about instead of trying to create records, people create
> photos that people like viewing.... Heck even 40mp will fill
> most of a wall... It'd be nice that people would stop wasting
> time stitching and try waking up earlier to catch the light
> or camp a scene out for whenever it comes and then stitch a
> moderately high resolution image that then makes magic or
> what some people call photography. If a gigapixel scene takes
> 45 minutes to shoot, you're trying to shoehorn in a whole
> slew of images that don't match in lighting. Now, until we
> have easy access to caves or imaxs for viewing full
> resolution photos, I might care a little more.
> I'm not even sure their projectors are up to the task.
For me, that's generally true of nature scenes, but for urban scenes it's
awfully fun to zoom way in and look around in a really high-res pano, the
way one might sit in one spot and look around with binoculars in a city. You
can never have too many pixels for that.
Ciao, Paul D. DeRocco