Created 195-gigapixel photo of Shanghai where you can see each person

Most of the photos you take of people taken at a camera smartphone with a resolution of 12 megapixels. When they become larger, they split into small squares, but what happens if the photo has a resolution of 195 000 megapixels? If we are talking about photographs of the city, the approach allows you to see each person who walks its streets. You can verify this by looking at the 195-gigapixel photo of Shanghai from the company BigPixel.

Panoramic image of Shanghai taken from a height of 230 meter high TV tower “Oriental pearl”. Of course, BigPixel there is no such super camera, capable at once to capture an image of this size. The panorama was stitched together from thousands of individual images taken on professional cameras, the names of which the company did not disclose. The joining process took two months.


Panorama posted on the official website BigPixel and available to everyone. It is necessary to accept that the quality and detail of the picture is amazing. To control the camera can be used as buttons on the keyboard and the mouse. To zoom in, click zoom in or scroll the mouse wheel.

It is noteworthy that this is not the greatest photo in the world. The record belongs to the panorama of the city of Kuala Lumpur made by researchers from Malaysia in 2015. It consists of 31 000 individual photos, and also available for viewing to any interested person.

For nature lovers there are 365-gigapixel photo of the French Mont Blanc. To create a panorama takes five people using the Canon 70D with Canon lens EF 400mm f / 2.8 IS II and the Canon Extender 2X III. To see a picture on a special website.

Do you like these pictures? Maybe you found something interesting or even weird?