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Ultimate Photography

02/06/2005 11:49 PM

Steve M writes:
There's an article in Wired about Graham Flint, a physicist who built "the ultimate camera" from surplus cold war equipment. He's traveling the U.S. taking a series of photographs with 4 gigapixel resolution. At that resolution you can photograph four football fields and capture every blade of grass. Don't believe it? This page from his website has a fantastic series of zoom & crops from a photo he took of paragliders off a California beach.

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Hmm, what isn't he blowing up?

02/07/2005 8:16 AM

It's certainly cool technology, but I'm amused by the blow up of the guys spying on the nude bathers below. I wonder if the dude who made the camera blew up "other" areas of his own photo.

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