This Viral 195-Gigapixel Photo Has To Be Seen To Be Believed


This astonishing 24.9-billion-pixel photo really has to be seen to be believed. The picture, which went viral on Twitter a few days ago, is truly incredible to see for yourself. Select any part of the photo to zoom in on, and zoom in. Then zoom in some more. Then some more.





Despite starting on top of a skyscraper, you'll be able to make out individual blades of grass.







The image was commissioned by the government in Shanghai, and taken by BigPixel, according to Mashable. Though the team have taken other massive photos of cities and beaches shot with billions of pixels, the photo of Shanghai is the first time that they've created a panorama using hundreds of billions of pixels, and the difference is incredible.

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