The world's largest photograph

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  1. BoyBach macrumors 68040

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    Gizmodo Link

    The Legacy Photo Project


    28-ft tall by 108-ft wide. :eek:
     

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  2. killerrobot macrumors 68020

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    Holy nose goblins Batman!!! That´s big.

    What do you suppose they're doing with 600 gallons of toxic developer?
     
  3. Lord Blackadder macrumors G5

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    Very cool. It reminds me of very early 19th century photographs.
     
  4. atari1356 macrumors 68000

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    Looks a bit underexposed to me... I think they need to try again. :p:D
     
  5. Much Ado macrumors 68000

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    It's surely available as a software update for the iPhone camera?
     
  6. gonyr macrumors 6502

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    They should have just taken a regular photo, and run it through the rasterbator
     
  7. tominated macrumors 68000

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    hehe. funny name
     
  8. Shotgun OS macrumors 6502a

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    Dang, the thumbnail attachment doesn't enlarge to actual size. :(
     
  9. combatcolin macrumors 68020

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    Looks, well sort of crap eh?

    When i read this on teletext i imagined a massive pristine colour image the size of New Zealand, not a blurry black and white fuzz-a-rama image.

    Still, makes interesting reading.
     
  10. Pigumon macrumors 6502

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    That picture proves Jesus was a communist!

    Finally.
     
  11. hayduke macrumors 65816

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    I noticed that too!
     
  12. robPOD macrumors 6502

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    Hey I live in New Zealand:cool:
     
  13. combatcolin macrumors 68020

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    Dude, i was implying that the image should be a little bigger than 4 * 6 inches, say 400 * 600 miles.....;)

    Was going to say Wales but i had just mentioned Peter Jackson in an earlier post and my mind was all things Kiwi.

    :p
     
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    The biggest photo in the world, and it's not of boobies?

    I call fake.*
    (* the photo, not the boobies)
     
  16. killerrobot macrumors 68020

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    They couldn't get her to stand in the exact same position for ten days so it came out so blurry it just looked Dick Chaney with his shirt off.

    So they went with Plan B, the above photo.
     
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    They just need 23 more to make the worlds largest 1 second video clip.
     
  19. FoxyKaye macrumors 68000

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    El Toro... El Toro... Hmm. Ah, yes! I remember now. That "photo" is a fake because El Toro was destroyed back in 1996 during the alien invasion that Will Smith had to fight off. It's in that documentary film, Independence Day. This was a year before Will Smith started working for the government and erased all our memories of the event.

    :p

    Neat idea though - I found myself wondering similarly about the swimming pool filled with photo developing chemicals.
     
  20. kwood macrumors 6502a

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    Probably just dumped it in the Ocean. :eek:
     
  21. it5five macrumors 65816

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    Me too. It's really cool.
     
  22. bocomo macrumors 6502

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    they avoided talking about chemical disposal on the legacy proj website, go figure.

    the exposure was "only" 35 minutes by the way (i know, still too long for boobies)

    i think it needs more contrast
     
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