10 Super Hi-Res Photos That Will Blow Your Mind


1. Earth

NASA’s updated “Blue Marble” shot is a 121-megapixel single-shot taken from 22,369 miles away by Russian weather satellite Elektro-L No. 1.

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It's amazing what DSLRs are capable of capturing today. High resolution has practically become a standard requirement for cameras, and the number of megapixels in images increases substantially every year.

We've gathered 10 incredible high resolution photos from all over the world. You'll have to follow the link to the image host in order to zoom in and out and get the full scope. Some get so close, you can practically see tiny cracks in the pavement.

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