SUPER HIGH RESOLUTION: From China, the 24.9 billion pixel photo that’s blown minds

Shanghai – VIJAY SHAH via sources If you are an amateur photographer and your only method of capturing the world around you is with the potato camera lumped in with your smartphone, the subject of this article might make you feel even more ‘crappy’ than before, or it might just inspire you. Bigpixel, a Chinese company specialising in in-depth photography, hooked up with a handful of tourism promotion agencies in the city of Shanghai to produce a 360-degree photograph with the mind-shattering and eye-burning resolution of 24.9 billion pixels, or 195 gigapixels (195,000 megapixels), the second highest resolution panorama ever … Continue reading SUPER HIGH RESOLUTION: From China, the 24.9 billion pixel photo that’s blown minds

A LEAFLETTER’S PHOTO ALBUM: Photography special – Part 3

W28VJ46GBHSE   (Technorati code) By Vijay Shah Yet another great weekend here at Planet HalfEatenMind. It’s warm, sunny and Team GB are already third placed in the medal tally for the Olympics. I spent yesterday evening with family, celebrating the occasion of Raksha Bandhan (a Hindu festival where brothers and sisters celebrate their special bond; the sister tying a special coloured thread, or rakhi around her brother’s wrist) and my right wrist looks very blinging :). Today I am writing the third and final part of the Leafletter’s Album from my sister’s flat in East Ham, and my niece is trying … Continue reading A LEAFLETTER’S PHOTO ALBUM: Photography special – Part 3