A 180 Gigapixel Panorama of Tokyo: One of the Largest Photos in the World

Photography group 360Cities has released this panoramic image of the city of Tokyo—the second largest photo in the world. (The first is this picture of London they released earlier this year.) To create the 180 gigapixel image, photographer and 360Cities-founder Jeffrey Martin took 10,000, high-definition, individual photos from the top of a Tokyo skyscraper. It then took his souped-up image-processing computer almost three months to convert them all into one panoramic image. Though the picture below may just look like a swirling mess of buildings and clouds, on the actual image, you can zoom in so closely, that you can actually see individual license plates on cars …

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