Paris 26 Gigapixels is the name of the biggest assembled panoramic image of the world.
It shows Paris in a very high definition. A gigapixel is 1 billion pixels! The image is a stitching of more than 2,000 individual photos. Paris 26 Gigapixels has been shot on September 8th, 2009 and is now available for eveyone at http://www.paris-26-gigapixels.com.
This amazing panorama allows you to zoom in to see any part of it in great detail.
Paris 26 Gigapixels was shot with very unique hardware: 2 Canon 5D Mark II (21.1 MP) each with a 300 mm f4.0 with a tele converter in order to get a 600mm /f8.0 needed to beat the record, mounted on a custom-made panoramic head. The images were then stitched with the program Autopano Giga.