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World's Largest indoor Photo: Strahov Philosophical Library, Prague - 40 Gigapixel 360º Panorama. About this photo This image was created from 3,000 individual photos stitched together into a single image that is 280,000 x 140,000 pixels.

World's Largest indoor Photo: Strahov Philosophical Library, Prague - 40 Gigapixel 360º Panorama

That's around 40 gigapixels, or 40,000 megapixels. If you printed this photo it would be 23 meters (or 78 feet) long! To control this image, use the controls on the screen or click and hold your mouse button on the photo, and move your mouse around. To zoom in and out, use your mouse wheel, or the "Shift" and "Control" keys.

If you would like us to create a large gigapixel panorama like you see here, please contact 360Cities. Commission a gigapixel like this one We will shoot and deliver a specially commissioned spherical gigapixel photo for you to use in connection with your marketing campaign, tourism promotion, etc. About We show you the world's most beautiful places in 360º. We publish, license, and distribute the world's largest collection of geolocated panoramic photos, created by our talented community of member photographers. 8 of the World's Best Libraries (and 1 Horrible One) One of Spot Cool Stuff’s most popular travel posts has been our review of World’s Best Bookstores.

8 of the World's Best Libraries (and 1 Horrible One)

But what about those people looking to borrow, and not buy, a book? Fortunately our planet also has several incredible libraries. In fact, there’s a case to be made for libraries having more interesting architecture than any other building type except for religious houses of worship. Here’s our look at eight architecturally amazing libraries (and one that’s not so much). It is the first in a series of Spot Cool Stuff’s tour of the world’s best looking libraries.

And if you know of a library you’d like us to check out leave us a comment any time. Bibliothek des Rechtswissenschaftlichen Instituts Zürich Anyone familiar with the work of famed Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava will immediately see his hand in the elegant curves and dramatic interiors of the law library of the University of Zurich. LEARN MORE (German only) | READ | FOLLOW US ON TWITTER | ShareThis Biblioteca Parque España Russia. 15-render-FG.jpg (1000×750) The Great Geek Manual » The World’s Most Beautiful Libraries. I make no secret of the fact that I’m a hardcore bibliophile, but we’re a common enough lot these day.

The Great Geek Manual » The World’s Most Beautiful Libraries

And the one sight that always makes me linger over a webpage is rows and rows of neatly organized books. So, in an effort to draw more like-minded read here to my little blog, I decided to round-up a gallery of photos of some of the most beautiful libraries I’ve ever seen photos of. Enjoy. If you enjoy this gallery, make sure you check out our other list of The United States’ Most Beautiful Libraries! Abbey Library St. The Astronomy Library of the University of Utrecht in The Netherlands Photo Credit: (Erik) Bristol Central Library Photo Credit: *Firefox The British Library reading room at the centre of the Great Court of the British Museum in London, England. Central Library of Vancouver in Vancouver, Canada Photo Credit: lightgazer Delft University Library in The Netherlands Photo Credit: rutger spoelstra José Vasconcelos Library in México City, Mexico Photo Credit: CliNKer. Bücherkubus - Bild von Edgar2 aus Architektur - Fotografie (18872702.

Symmetrie war noch nie ein Indiz für ein gelungenes Bild.

Bücherkubus - Bild von Edgar2 aus Architektur - Fotografie (18872702

Symmetrie bedeutet Redundanz und Redundanz erzeugt Langeweile. Geringe Detailtiefe kann man nicht durch Schärfen ausgleichen, sondern, in der Digitalfotografie durch größere Sensoren, in der Analogfotografie durch eine größere Filmfläche und natürlich durch bessere Objektive. Hätte man mehr draus machen können! Gruß Michael Charly Charné, 16.10.2009 um 12:37 Uhr Symmetrie bedeutet Redundanz ? Darüber sollten wir nachdenken :-) Wenn wir schon in Metaphern sprechen wäre Redundanz wohl eher Sicherheit als Langeweile. Vielleicht versteh ichs aber auch nicht :-) Ruth P, 16.10.2009 um 12:47 Uhr Endlich mal wieder ein aussergewöhnlich gutes Bild in dieser Galerie!

Matthias von Schramm, 16.10.2009 um 13:09 Uhr Im Sinne von technischer zur Sicherheit dienender Redundanz muss man aber doch Michael Guntenhöfer recht geben. Corinna Leonbacher, 16.10.2009 um 15:56 Uhr Wow, tolles Bild!