Monday, September 8, 2008

The Last Supper bigggggessst Photo

HAL 9000, an Italian imaging company which recently posted a high resolution of world famous "The Last Supper" photograph in its web site. Watching such a famous painting closer in high definition is quite amazing (People are restricted to watch closer because of the current condition of the photograph, might be 500 years older).

The resolution of the picture is 16 billion pixel (approx), which is 1600 times larger than a picture which is taken by a 10 Mega pixel camera. Image was photographed as 1677 pieces and then electronically assembled by computers. Each piece is 73 Mega byte approx.You can watch the image here

Technical Information:

Image Info:

Resolution : pixel (172181 x 93611)
Camera : "Nikon D2Xs"
Lens : AF-S Nikkor 600mm f/4D IF-ED II

Computer used for processing
Processor : Two Quad Core AMD Opteron™ processors
Memory : 16 Gigabyte RAM memory
Storage : 2 Terabyte hard disk space

Watch the video how they did it here

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