Skyrim is a work that's had a heck of a lot of progress. Though maybe GG was using some really incredible mods for Oblivion?
Oblivion looked like this for me: http://img224.imageshack.us/img224/9251/glade7gl.jpg
Skyrim looks like this: http://photos.3dvisionlive.com/Zloth…5012f5400002a/
P.S. Uhoh, sounds like ImageShack is getting ready to toss out most of my images. I'm way over the 500 image limit.