Record breaking 45 gigapixel photo shows Dubai in crazy detail

Gigapixel photos are something to be loved – we’ve previously shown you one of the Presidential Inauguration, and the beauty that is the city of Paris.

When we posted it back in March, that Paris photo was the largest in the world – 26 gigapixels. So, what better place to beat that record than the world capital of excess – Dubai.

At 45 gigapixels, this thing is massive. Comprised of 4,250 images, this panorama is fully zoomable – so head on over to Gigapan to see the results.

According to the creator, he was in the shade, but even out of the sun, the temperature was 98F – at the end of the three hour shoot, his gear was almost too hot to touch.

(Via: Gizmodo)