Machu Picchu at 15.9 Gigapixels

Macchu Picchu has captured our imagination since 19111 when Hiram Bingham’s photographs and description first reached our eyes.

Machu Picchu in 1911 – from National Geographic

Fast forward to 2012 will all of the advances in photography and digital technology, and we have the 15.9 gigapixel photograph created by Jeff Cremer, the photo tour director of Rainforest Expeditions. The image is the result of stitching together 1,920 separate images of the site.

Click here for the scrollable site with details on his camera and rendering process.

Here is a video describing the creation of the image.

Anyone care to join me on a trip to Peru?

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