Paris in 26Giga Pixels this is using 2346 single photos and stitching them together.
Paris 26 Gigapixels was shot with very unique hardware: 2 Canon 5D Mark II (21.1 MP) each with a 300 mm f4.0 with a tele converter in order to get a 600mm /f8.0 needed to beat the record, mounted on a custom-made panoramic head.
You can view paris in 26 Giga pixels here and Read more about the project here
Dubai in 45 Giga Pixels they used 4,250 individual shots taken with a Canon 7D and the 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 L zoom at 400mm.
4,250 individual shots taken with a Canon 7D and the 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 L zoom at 400mm. Total shooting time circa 3 hours 30 minutes, in 37C heat (that's the temperature in the shade - the camera and lens were almost too hot to touch at the end of this).
Gigapan EPIC Pro.
Autopano Giga software.
PC - i7-920, 12GB RAM, 2x 300GB Velociraptors (not RAID). On attempting to stitch this the first time, I was told I needed just over a terabyte of scratch space, so I had to go out and by a 2TB disk and install that as well!
Dubai in 45 Giga Pixels here
[Via cnet The Digital Home]