By Deane Barker on March 12, 2010

gigapan: Gotta say that I’m kinda smitten with Gigapan.

The GigaPan process allows users to upload, share, and explore brilliant gigapixel+ panoramas from around the globe.

People take and upload panoramic photos with insane pixelcounts, and you can explore them via a Google Maps-like interface.  What’s neat is that people can take “snapshots” to hi-light things in the image, which you can skip through.  It’s like “Where’s Waldo” for realsies.

Some awesome ones:

This proves that all those “enhance” scenes in CSI could totally happen in real life.