Photographer David Bergman created a Gigapan during the opening ceremonies of the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
My first Gigapan from the 2012 London Olympics is now online. You’ll find it in three different places.
I made the Gigapan by shooting 425 images in a grid pattern (25 across by 17 down) with a Nikon D4 and 200-400 f/4 lens (zoomed to about 310mm) in a Gigapan Epic Pro. Each photo is 16 megapixels so, with a little bit of overlap on each one, the final high-resolution image is 81,992 X 37,520—more than three billion pixels.
I’ve made a lot of Gigapans, but this was one of my toughest. I like to challenge myself – otherwise it would be boring – but I’ll admit that I was sweating this one out a bit.
Continue reading on David’s blog.