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Friday, February 6, 2009

Gigapan Camera used to shoot amazing inauguration photo

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A photographer using technology developed by NASA for its Mars rovers shot a panoramic image of President Barack Obama's inauguration.   Photographer David Bergman used a Gigapan camera to shoot the 1,474-megapixel photo.  NASA says the inauguration photo took 15 minutes to shoot and includes 220 individual shots combined to make the panorama.

Using the controls you can pan and zoom into individual faces in the crowd.

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