May 22, 2022

3D Photosynth Image of the Mitterand Library (National Library of France) in Paris

Here’s a Photosynth (the technology comes from Microsoft) of the Francois-Mitterand Library, the home of the Bibliothèque nationale de France/National Library of France) in Paris.

Direct to the Photosynth

How Does It Work

In simple terms, Photosynth allows you to take a bunch of photos of the same scene or object and automagically stitch them all together into one big interactive 3D viewing experience that you can share with anyone on the web.

Learn More About Photosynth technology.

Perhaps the most well known Photosynth was created from more than 600 images that were taken as President Obama took the oath of office on January 20, 2009. It’s titled, “The Moment.”

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.