Friday, February 11, 2011 , at 12:15 AM
Recent developments in digital photography, a field that develops at an amazing rate, have enabled photographers to create images of extraordinarily high resolutions. Today, these resolutions are often measured in gigapixels for images composed of more than one billion pixels, greater than a thousand times more information than is captured by a 1-megapixel digital camera. The results are technically innovative and often visually outstanding. This post showcases 20 of the best high-resolution photographs, amazing pictures to astound and inspire. Many of these photographs are of cities and landscapes, as these are amongst the best subject matter for this type of image making. Enjoy!