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Photosynth: The New Best Thing In Photography?

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Photosynth: The New Best Thing In Photography?

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Photosynth: The New Best Thing In Photography?

Photosynth: The New Best Thing In Photography?

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The Microsoft photo application called Photosynth assembles a variety of digital snapshots taken at a certain place into a 3-D environment.

Two news networks solicited photos from the Inauguration to create "synths" of the event. In his article for Slate.com, journalist Farhad Manjoo calls the results "absolutely mesmerizing."