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Sunday, April 3, 2011

The world’s largest indoor photo

Yeah, is true! The world’s largest indoor photo was taken inside the Strahov Philosophical Library in Prague, Czech Republic, is the largest interior photo ever made. You can see it at 360cities.net, this photo was taken by Jeffrey Martin, it’s founder and was shot by five days period. The photo shows the interior of the magnificent, 18th-century baroque library located inside of the Strahov Monastery in Prague.
40 gigapixels (40,000 megapixels); 280,000 x 140,000 pixels, results in 2947 images were joined together. Jeffrey Martin used a Canon 550D and 200mm lens; print size 23m x 11m; stitched file size 280GB; it was cut into 85,000 tiles for web delivery.
The library itself was built in 1679 and expanded at the end of the 18th century. It contains about 200,000 volumes, including many printed between 1501 and 1800.
Spend some time soaking in the ancient atmosphere of this magnificent 18th century library. Have fun!




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