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Originally posted by Juanxlink
I take it your from the US, and you have the balls to spew crap about spain?
Retards do what retards do...
BTW, who cares about photoshopping a relatively useless picture?
Sevilla 111 Gigapixels is a huge panoramic and interactive photograph of Seville city, which consists of 111 thousand million pixels. A new worldwide record since December 2010.
The photographers, José Manuel Domínguez and Pablo Pompa, wanted to capture the magic and charm of this enchanting city to make it available for all the people around the globe. This was inconceivable a few years ago; nowadays it is possible thanks to the technological advances of digital photography.
Originally posted by MConnalley
Sorry to say but the "phenomenon" that you perceive as edited birds is most likely just Doppler shift. The Doppler effect is measured by blue and red light frequencies.
I think you hit the nail on the head. The OP just has no idea how a 360 degree panorama image is created. Of course things are going to be patched together. But that's evidence of images being patched together, not of "photoshopping" or faking the image.
Originally posted by mnmcandiez
All this picture is is a combination of smaller pictures glued together like a puzzle. That is why there is some issues with contrast and at the seams. This is how all panoramic pictures are taken.
Any panorama (unless it's made with a special camera) is made from several images, and these digital versions have even more images for the different zoom levels, so they always have some kind of processing.
Originally posted by Underworlds
Arbitrageur - You are correct that I have little-to-no idea of how a 360 degree panarama image is created. I do, however, know how to recognize a photoshopped image.
I don't think the crane was pasted onto the image, if you look at the building behind the crane (the Mapfre building) you can see that the crane doesn't look pasted over that part of the image. What I think happened was that they didn't had a good image from the buildings behind the crane and used other photos, so they pasted the background "behind" the crane, not the other way.
Take a look at the second crane from the far right of the picture. That crane was clearly pasted into the picture. The person who cut-and-pasted the crane in did an extremely sloppy job at it, as well...
No, the picture was to demonstrate a 111 gigapixel image, not a 111 gigapixel camera, there's no such thing.
In short... this picture was supposedly online to demonstrate the 111 gigapixel camera's photographic capabilities. All that it is showing to me is that someone knows how to cut-and-paste a bunch of images on top of one another in order to construct a false image of a city.
It's not, it's made to show the city, not a camera that does not exist. That's why they used 9,750 images, as they say on the site (did you read it?).
As far as "who cares about photoshopping a relatively useless picture?" Well, I do. Especially since the picture is supposed to demonstrate the capabilities of a camera that I may be interested in purchasing... if it can really take 111 gigapixel photos.
Look for more information about panoramas and you will see that you are wrong, without proper software, photoshoping is the only way to make panoramas.
But, the photoshopping makes me wonder if this is all just a big hoax.
Armap is right. It's not one image, it's actually 1,665 images stitched together and they aren't making any secret of that fact: Even after we pointed this out to you it apparently didn't sink in because you're still talking about a camera that can take 111 gigapixel photos. There is no such camera that I'm aware of.
Originally posted by Underworlds
As far as "who cares about photoshopping a relatively useless picture?" Well, I do. Especially since the picture is supposed to demonstrate the capabilities of a camera that I may be interested in purchasing... if it can really take 111 gigapixel photos. But, the photoshopping makes me wonder if this is all just a big hoax.
It took almost three hours for the robot just to take the 1665 photos and then months to work on the stitching, so of course there will be stitching artifacts.
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 mega pixel, which was Recorded by a photo-robot in 172 minutes.
Originally posted by BernardMarx
Wow cool site, has anyone else come across anything similar? (other then google earth)