Its resolution is 1,952% greater than
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I really enjoy shooting 360-degree panoramas, and especially stitching them into little planets as you see here. It’s such a unique perspective of our world. This winter I bought a DJI Phantom 4 Pro quadcopter so I could shoot them from even greater heights. This is my home in Lee, Maine from 393ft above ground level on January 23, 2017, 14:52. To the northwest (about 1 o’clock on the circumference) you can see Mt. Katahdin—the highest peak in Maine—on the horizon 46 miles away, and to the south (between 7 and 7 o’clock) you can see Mt. Jefferson in my town 3.25 miles away. The windmills along Rollins Mountain and Dow Mountain can be seen to west (between 9 and 12 o’clock) reaching 3 to 9 miles away. Dwinal Flowage Wildlife Management Area, dedicated to my grandfather and Maine Game Warden, David Priest Sr., stretches to the northwest (3 to 4 o’clock).
Camera settings: 8.8mm, f/6.3, ISO 100, 5 exposures of 1/320 to 1/2000.
Stitching data: 4 rows of 9 images + 2 zenith images x 5 exposures for a total of 190 images.
Equipment used: DJI Phantom 4 Pro, iPhone 7 Plus, and Litchi. RAW conversion from DNG to 16-bit TIFF via Lightroom, aligned with PTGui, and manually blended in Photoshop.
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This 431-megapixel VAST photo is one of the highest definition photographs ever created. It has a resolution equivalent to 208 HDTVs.
|Aspect Ratio||1 : 1|
|File Size||2,460 MB|
|Width @ 300ppi (perfect)||5.76 feet|
|Height @ 300ppi||5.76 feet|
|Width @ 150ppi (near-perfect)||11.53 feet|
|Height @ 150ppi||11.53 feet|
|Date & Time||January 23, 2017: 2:52pm|
|Number of Exposures||190|
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