A unique portrait of London, a dizzying panorama of our capital city captured in unparalleled detail."
This gargantuan, 80 gigapixel panorama of London by photographer Jeffrey Martin has broken the world record as the largest 360-degree photo in existence.
The enormous detail from combining hundreds, if not thousands, of individual photographs stitched together allows the viewer to zoom in and find unexpected scenes.
If you think Google's seven-gigapixel renderings of world famous art museums are impressive, get a load of this.
WOMAD 2012 is one of a series of events we captured for The Guardian Music Festivals in summer 2012.
In July 2012 Fiat launched the 500L - a new version of their legendary runabout - with high resolution photography and programming from 360cities.
Red Hot Chili Peppers headlined the Heineken Jammin' 2012 festival in Milan in summer 2012, and 360cities was there to capture the crowd for face-tagging.
Juventus inaugurated a new stadium with a 360Cities gigapixel pano in 2011, and we helped them celebrate victory in the Italian Serie A with another in May 2012.
Bundesliga arch rivals Schalke 04 and Borussia Dortmund fought it out in front of a bloodthirsty Schalke crowd in May 2012. Check out the roar of the crowd in the pano soundtrack.
View our gigapixel image of world-famous Juventus in Turin as they inaugurate their beautiful new stadium in a historic match on September 8, 2011.
25,000 people came to the annual Rheinkultur festival in Bonn on July 2, 2011, and we captured them all in this gigapixel panoramic fan shot.
“One of the world's largest 360-degree sports panoramic photos. Give the source a bash to tag yourself if you were at the Final or to check who else was there.”
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“Viewing Martin's web-based panorama might actually be better than an actual visit, especially when it comes to exploring the fresco high above the books. In real life, from 45 feet down, you might wish you could hit Shift to zoom.”
“Exploring a gigapixel image is like a treasure hunt. I use the word “explore” because one doesn't just look at these images, but rather examines and searches.”
“The enormous detail from combining hundreds, if not thousands, of individual photographs stitched together allows the viewer to zoom in and find unexpected scenes.”
“The image is so effective it gives the illusion of standing right inside the 18th century baroque library. It is the kind of magnificent hall where you might stand and wish your eyes could 'zoom in'.”
“We interrupt our live coverage of breaking news about Internet companies from around the world to point you to this phenomenal 360-degrees photo (okay, actually it's 2,947 pictures stitched together).”
“It is, to our and the photographer's knowledge, the largest photo ever taken indoors with 280,000 x 140,000 pixels of awesome sauce.”
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