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1,000 megapixels or 1 GIGAPIXEL Camera - It's real
« on: June 21, 2012, 12:56:54 AM »
Just found this article on Yahoo about the first gigapixel camera.  My 5D doesn't feel the same after hearing about this monster  :'(


http://news.yahoo.com/supercameras-could-capture-never-seen-detail-171825569.html
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1,000 megapixels or 1 GIGAPIXEL Camera - It's real
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Re: 1,000 megapixels or 1 GIGAPIXEL Camera - It's real
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2012, 10:56:16 PM »
Just found this article on Yahoo about the first gigapixel camera.  My 5D doesn't feel the same after hearing about this monster  :'(


http://news.yahoo.com/supercameras-could-capture-never-seen-detail-171825569.html

it's not a camera. it's an array of cameras.

The gigapixel camera uses 98 identical microcameras in unison, each armed with its own set of optics and a 14-megapixel sensor

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Re: 1,000 megapixels or 1 GIGAPIXEL Camera - It's real
« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2012, 11:17:56 PM »
I guess everyone will be selling their D800's to go for this one.

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A Gigapixel Camera is Born
« Reply #3 on: June 28, 2012, 12:08:17 AM »
OK, I saw this and thought it was kinda cool. The link is to Popular Mechanics article.

http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/gadgets/news/the-gigapixel-camera-is-born-9947709?click=pm_latest

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Re: 1,000 megapixels or 1 GIGAPIXEL Camera - It's real
« Reply #4 on: June 28, 2012, 06:21:38 PM »
I guess everyone will be selling their D800's to go for this one.

yes and the next step is to add additional arrays to expand the DR to 45-40 EV :D
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Re: 1,000 megapixels or 1 GIGAPIXEL Camera - It's real
« Reply #5 on: June 28, 2012, 07:11:41 PM »
maybe we can merge all 8 of these threads into one
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Re: 1,000 megapixels or 1 GIGAPIXEL Camera - It's real
« Reply #6 on: July 05, 2012, 07:31:17 AM »
Yeah I'v got one of those. Photoshop is still opening an image I loaded to it last month  ;D

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Re: 1,000 megapixels or 1 GIGAPIXEL Camera - It's real
« Reply #7 on: August 07, 2012, 06:30:20 PM »
Probably gonna need a 64TB card for this one.

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Re: 1,000 megapixels or 1 GIGAPIXEL Camera - It's real
« Reply #8 on: August 08, 2012, 11:06:35 PM »
Probably gonna need a 64TB card for this one.

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Re: 1,000 megapixels or 1 GIGAPIXEL Camera - It's real
« Reply #10 on: August 09, 2012, 02:27:47 AM »
I think Canon is too late to have a high MP camera.
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Re: 1,000 megapixels or 1 GIGAPIXEL Camera - It's real
« Reply #11 on: August 09, 2012, 03:38:13 AM »
if you don't need instantaneous capture of all them there pixels, you can totally do that right noow!  With a gigapan thingy!  Heck, someone made a 270 gigapixel (panoramic) image, haha..

http://gigapan.com/gigapans/66626/

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Re: 1,000 megapixels or 1 GIGAPIXEL Camera - It's real
« Reply #11 on: August 09, 2012, 03:38:13 AM »