August 2013
New Gigapan Membership Services

Gigapan is happy to present some exciting new changes to Membership! We have created an accessible way for all types of Gigapan users to join in and reap the rewards to network, grow their business, participate in monetization opportunities, expand their audience and continue to discover remarkable HD imagery from every corner of the globe and discipline.


If you are new to Membership and are thinking about signing up, check out the details here and learn more at


For more information about the new membership features and details, visit the Gigapan Blog, Membership FAQ or read the press release.

Success Story: Documenting Ancient Civilization
In June 2013, Dr. Fabio Esteban Amador captured an image of a very detailed three-dimensional mural within Huaca de la Luna using a Gigapan EPIC. The incredibly well preserved mural gives researchers and archaeologists invaluable insight into the ancient culture. Learn more in this month's Success Story.
Photographer Spotlight: John Duarte 
John Duarte is a Los Angeles based photographer and video director whose work has been featured in major media outlets such as CNN, Huffington Post and Entertainment Weekly. Although relatively new to Gigapan, Duarte has already used the Gigapan EPIC Pro for high-resolution landscape photography and has plans for time-lapse and virtual 360 degree virtual tours. Learn more about John Duarte in this month's Photographer Spotlight.
Photographer Spotlight Update: Glen David Short

Glen David Short is the first member to have 1,000 public gigapans. His latest image overlooking the city of Cusco, Peru is a compilation of 500 individual images. Learn about his incredible milestone in the updated Photographer Spotlight.

Portland Timbers Gigapan Tag
The Portland Timbers took on the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday, August 3, 2013 at JELD-WEN Field in Portland, Oregon. The taggable image is made up of roughly 500 individual images taken throughout the game and stitched together to create one large HD image. Photos by Mike Franz.
Gigapan Prints

Save 15% when you print your gigapan, or any gigapan from the Print Galleries, at! Enter coupon code 15OFFPRINT during checkout to apply this discount now through the end of August.


Check out the latest Print Galleries - NASA Mars Curiosity,  World Cities, Beautiful Locales, Travel Destinations - or view all gigapans available to print.
The Big Float Tag
The Third Annual Big Float took place on Sunday, July 28th in downtown Portland, Oregon. Gigapan captured the event and created a beautiful taggable image. Photos by Mike Franz.
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New Field Backpack
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Join Gigapan for a free webinar covering advanced shooting techniques on Thursday, September 26th.
Promote Systems, Gigapan and HDR Soft team up to show you how to post-process a High Dynamic Range panorama shot with Gigapan EPIC Pro motorized camera mount and a Promote Control, an advanced remote control for digital SLR cameras.
A fascinating video from Boeing: "Gigaplane: A Boeing 737 with 17 billion pixels (gigapixels)."
Vote for your favorite geological gigapans, sponsored by Geological Society of America.
In The News
Portland's local ABC affiliate, KATU News, came to visit Gigapan to learn more about Tag. Watch the segment here.
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