News about Paris 20 Gigapixels project

Monday, December 15th, 2008

Kolor and photographer Arnaud Frich intend to create one of the biggest panoramic image of the world: Paris 20 Gigapixels. This project was announced a few months ago. Technically, everything is ready to shoot the 2000 images needed to create such a panorama. We are only waiting for the weather. As the event needs to [...]

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Gerard Maynard captured Yosemite in gigapixel panoramas

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

Gerard Maynard has struck again! The American photographer shot Yosemite National Park from 5 different viewpoints and created stunning gigapixel panoramas. Gerard Maynard is used to creating gigapixel images: remember the Harlem 13 Gigapixels world record, created in partnership with Kolor two years ago. This time, Gerard Maynard was invited by xRez to take part [...]

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Paris 20 Gigapixels: 1st test of the panoramic head

Friday, October 10th, 2008

Arnaud Frich and Kolor tested the panoramic head that will be used to shoot Paris 20 Gigapixels.Paris 20 Gigapixels will be a stitching of more than 2000 individual photos. The image will be visible on its own website and anyone will be able to zoom in the minor details of the French capital. The panoramic [...]

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Arnaud Frich and Kolor were awarded the 2008 Photo Innovation prize

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008

Arnaud Frich and Kolor were awarded last week the 2008 Photo Innovation prize by French telecommunications company SFR (Vivendi), during the international photo meeting of Arles (France). This prize rewards the project ‘Paris 20 Gigapixels’ that photographer Arnaud Frich and Kolor are planning to undertake this summer. Paris 20 Gigapixels will be world’s biggest image, [...]

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Arnaud Frich and Kolor announce ‘Paris 20 Gigapixels’ project

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008

A world record! Photographer Arnaud FRICH and image stitching experts KOLOR, editor of panorama creation program Autopano Pro, announce their project to shoot Paris in a very high definition. The final image will be a stitching of more than 2000 individual photos and will have a resolution of 20 Gigapixels, that is 20 billion pixels: [...]

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