This post from the BGR website highlights a 195-gigapixel photo of Shanghai that is so huge you can zoom in from miles away and see people’s faces.
As technology reporter, Mike Wehner points out “smartphone cameras have gotten so good that we struggle to find a reason to invest in a point-and-shoot, but there are still major advancements being made in camera tech that are light years ahead of anything you can fit in your pocket.” As proof Mr. Wehner notes that “a new panorama shot by China’s Jingkun Technology (calling themselves “Big Pixel”) is a great example of that…
The image itself is way too large to post here, but you can visit the company’s website and use their online tool to enjoy it for yourself.
Tom is originally from Brooklyn N.Y but has spent his entire professional career in South Carolina, most recently as Head of Reference Services at the College of Charleston. As part of the Against the Grain and Charleston Conference team, he serves as the associate editor of the print ATG as well as the co-editor of the webpage. Tom’s conference duties include coordinating the Penthouse Suite interviews as well as the conference poster sessions.
He received his MLS from the University of Buffalo, SUNY and a second master’s in public administration from the College of Charleston and the Univ. of South Carolina. His wife Carol and he live in downtown Charleston and she is an artist and a tour guide offering historic walking tours of the city.