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Sun Nov 18, 2012, 07:10 PM

Shooting the Highest-Resolution Photo Ever Made of Machu Picchu

http://www.petapixel.com/2012/11/16/shooting-the-highest-resolution-photo-ever-created-of-machu-picchu/

Photographer Jeff Cremer recently captured the highest-resolution photo ever shot of Machu Picchu, the most popular tourist destination in Peru and one of the New 7 Wonders of the World. Unlike other gigapixel projects that we’ve shared here in the past, this one is very well documented, offering an interesting behind-the-scenes look at how these gargantuan images are made.

Here are a couple of videos by Cremer and Destin of Smarter Every Day, who accompanied Cremer on the trip (the first video offers a more technical look):

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Coyotl Nov 2012 OP
Tuesday Afternoon Nov 2012 #1
Judi Lynn Nov 2012 #2
Coyotl Nov 2012 #3
Judi Lynn Nov 2012 #4
Coyotl Nov 2012 #5

Response to Coyotl (Original post)

Sun Nov 18, 2012, 08:31 PM

1. you should please cross post this to the Photography Group. They would really appreciate it, I think

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Response to Coyotl (Original post)

Mon Nov 26, 2012, 04:51 AM

2. Unbelievable! This is amazing. It's a link to keep and share endlessly. To return to again & again.

Thank you, so much.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Reply #2)

Mon Nov 26, 2012, 07:38 AM

3. It really is astounding. So many walls, so little time

Can't wait to get back there one more time.

See also discussion of x-post in Photography group.

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Response to Coyotl (Original post)

Mon Nov 26, 2012, 04:21 PM

4. Glad I saw your thread in Photography. More photos!

Here's the link for DU'ers who haven't seen that thread yet, and can't get enough!

http://www.democraticunderground.com/103610782

Thank you, again. This visual information is not to be missed.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Reply #4)

Mon Nov 26, 2012, 05:51 PM

5. Like n/t

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