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Arc De Triomphe (Paris) in 1000 MegaPixels (Zoom in)

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Arc de Triumphe, Paris, France at evening.

Please zoom in and see the amazingly details
Arc de Triumph Gigapixelized

How it was made:
The image was constructed with about 209 zoomed-in photographs with overlapping portions . To prevent differences in shade, colour and focusing, the shutter speed, aperture, focus, ISO and White balance were kept fixed in manual mode. A gigapan sticher was used to combine the photos. Their site shows photos in flash, so easily zoomable.

Arc de Triumph is one of the defining monuments of Paris, France. It honours the soldiers who fought for France, including 660 names of all the generals and wars faught. The floor of the moument contains the tomb of the unknown soldier from World War I.

On a funny note, coming from a North American winter, I waited for the evening blue colours from 6:15 pm . Little did I know that I would have to wait till 9 pm, till both the sky is slightly dark and the lights on the monument start. Getting suspicious of my constant staring at Arc de Triumph, the cops dropped by to ask about my intentions (and for searching my bags).

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  1. eagle1effi 33 months ago | reply

    Best work !! Archi-tect : αρχι- τέκτων :
    le créateur artistique et conceptuel du bâtiment
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  2. Arc-en-ciel2 32 months ago | reply

    Nice Capture
    Please add your beautiful photo to :

    "Rolye Group - Paris"
    Post 1 - Awards 3

  3. bravosman2002 28 months ago | reply

    disparo genial

  4. Rolye 26 months ago | reply

    Nice Capture
    Please add your beautiful photo to :

    "Rolye Group - Paris Wonderful City"
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  5. MeggP16 26 months ago | reply

    gorgeous image! please check out my boyfriends lovely photostream , as he doesnt have many contacts :) thanks you :) www.flickr.com/photos/thesoaringpig/

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  7. Sota Kurosawa 25 months ago | reply

    Oh, how beautiful...;-)
    I want to go to there.

  8. SkyzTheLimitPhoto 24 months ago | reply

    how do you make giga picture?

  9. AlissaW85 24 months ago | reply

    I really like your photo! I’ve used it in my blogpost about photography in Paris.

  10. Helen Child 23 months ago | reply

    amazing photo!

  11. zandall 21 months ago | reply

    love the cool and warm tones. very nice composition

  12. jrenard25 21 months ago | reply

    Just good work. This is a lovely pics !

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