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About This Gigapan

Taken by
Gerald Donovan Gerald Donovan
Explore score
44.88 Gigapixels
Date added
May 02, 2010
Date taken
Apr 23, 2010

Since shooting this, I have moved on to bigger and better projects!

Check out www.dubai360.com Will open in a new tab or window - a panoramic tour of Dubai created from over half a MILLION photos.

Gigapan Comments (62)

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  1. Nir Harel

    Nir Harel (November 22, 2015, 03:19AM )

    Let's see if you can find Waldo! Hint if you can't find him: around the large yellowish tower with blue on top (right side of it, the tower is on the left side of the image)

  2. Ella Beach

    Ella Beach (September 30, 2015, 08:59PM )

    nice shoot,dear.. www.uresma.com/paypal-money-adder- that-works Will open in
a new tab or window/

  3. Akash Sharma

    Akash Sharma (October 17, 2014, 02:55AM )

    amazing and impressive!

  4. Paul Scally

    Paul Scally (October 07, 2014, 04:11PM )

    incredible,fantastic, superb quality. very impressed.

  5. NcSanchez

    NcSanchez (September 30, 2012, 10:46AM )

    Perfection in all things gigapan.

  6. Tamara Kobaissi

    Tamara Kobaissi (October 31, 2011, 09:29PM )

    Hello Gerald, my company is interested in having a gigapixeled photo of Dubai. Is it possible to contact you regarding that? Kindly, let me know.

  7. Zbigniew Malolepszy

    Zbigniew Malolepszy (April 16, 2011, 10:13PM )

    Good to see it back. Thanks! This is no doubt "the best" gigapan so far.

  8. balop

    balop (February 02, 2011, 12:59PM )

    www.offermyoffer.com/retailers/dis counts/charlesnicholls.co.uk/sortBy:discount  Will
open in a new tab or window

  9. balop

    balop (February 02, 2011, 12:57PM )

    www.offermyoffer.com/retailers/dis counts/day2dayshop.com/sortBy:discount Will open in
a new tab or window

  10. Alfred  Zhao

    Alfred Zhao (December 20, 2010, 01:39PM )

    Dubai has a broader view. I think Shanghai ( www.gigapan.org/gigapans/66626/ ) on the other hand has a different taste.

  11. Goran Grbic

    Goran Grbic (September 29, 2010, 02:59PM )

    Hah, very well Gerald. Who'd say of something like that.

  12. Zbigniew

    Zbigniew (September 18, 2010, 08:25AM )

    multiple snapshots of the same spot!!! That is great that people find nice and interesting details of the gigapans, but in many cases snapshots show the same thing, especially in the panoramas like this. It is simply impossible to browse all the snapshots before taking one. If someone like a spotted thing, perhaps it is better to make a comment to existing snapshot rather than taking another one. Perhaps the solution of avoiding doubled or tripled snapshots would be drawing of frames of all existing snapshots in "Take a Snaphot" mode. Edited: Ironically, when I was typing this comment someone has taken a snapshot of the police car: gigapan.org/gigapans/48492/snapshot s/166477/which I (and some other people) took already: gigapan.org/gigapans/48492/snapshot s/154173/

  13. Stephen West

    Stephen West (August 16, 2010, 06:07AM )

    I appreciate the technical overview you provide on YouTube. I would like to add that link to my Art show found at www.youtube.com/user/stephenpaulwe st#p/u/8/w5igNIH3mQw Will open in
a new tab or window My show was simply an overview of the wonderful artistic ability of this technology, and it would be nice to include a more technical video link for my viewers. Is it possible to link to your video? Stephen Paul West.

  14. Francesc Saldaña

    Francesc Saldaña (August 01, 2010, 01:24PM )

    GRRRREAT SHOT... well great job... shooting is easy with gigapan! great stitching! epic100 has a battery problem...but I work with extra rechargeable batteries... do you need any special permission to shot in Dubai? is so,m where is issued? SEE YA

  15. Gerald Donovan

    Gerald Donovan (July 24, 2010, 03:38AM )

    @gigapanbot Sorry to be the one to break it to you... gigapan.org/gigapans/54825/

  16. T. Emrich

    T. Emrich (July 24, 2010, 03:34AM )

    And the new world record goes to Vienna with 50 Gigapixel, (404864x124832 Pixel, stitched from more than 3600 images) See it here: photoartkalmar.com/Photoart < img src='/images/external_link.png' alt='Will open in a new tab or window' /> Kalmar high res/Gigapixel/index.html

  17. Jay Hirschfeld

    Jay Hirschfeld (July 05, 2010, 12:24PM )

    WOW! This is unbelievably impressive. Really great that you used a gigapan as well. Print @ 300 DPI and cover a building...

  18. Gerald Donovan

    Gerald Donovan (June 22, 2010, 09:56AM )

    @Silverman - Hi. Got your message by email, but can't see it here. Odd. Might be because I'm on an iPad. Who knows? Anyway - to answer your question, I can't actually remember exactly how long it took to render. I think it was of the order of 24-48 hours or so, but that was without any smart blending (hence why there are so many "ghosts" in the image).

  19. Silver Fox

    Silver Fox (June 22, 2010, 09:47AM )

    Why do you flatly refuse to say how long it took to stitch? We know that it must have taken a long time but we would really like to know HOW long.

  20. Giga Works

    Giga Works (June 05, 2010, 10:31AM )

    @ericsto Thanks a lot Eric. Will check it and let you know. Cheers, K.

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