Making of the biggest photo there is right now: 45 Gigapixel (more than 4000 pictures), taken from top of the ubora tower in dubai, showing a 240 degrees panorama including world's tallest building burj chalifa with more than 800m height. the photo is the successor of "paris 26 gigapixel.com", which was released not long ago. already the creator of dubai 45gp is planning on a full 360 degree panorama of dubai, estimated 100GP.
the robot used for shooting the pictures can be found here: http://gigapansystems.com/gigapan-products/gigapan-epic-pro.html
*engineering for using a robot
PICTURE CAN BE FOUND HERE: http://gigapan.org/gigapans/48492/