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161 megapixels! A very high resolution, large-format VAST photo print of the night sky, milky way, and stars over mountains and a lake; fine art astrophotography landscape photo created by Paul Wilson in Lake Coleridge, New Zealand
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161 MEGAPIXEL VAST PHOTO
Lake Coleridge, New Zealand
June 23, 2015

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Paul Wilson specializes in capturing the beautiful night sky. He is based in New Zealand, which has some of the best night skies on the planet.

Paul spends many cold nights out under the stars shooting huge nightscape images, gazing up at the night sky emblazoned with light emitting from billions of galaxies.

Companies such as BBC Earth, Futurism, Daily Mail and Unilad, and have featured Paul's work, to name a few. Additionally, his work has generated a huge following on Facebook and Instagram.

He has a close relationship with companies such as Canon, SYRP, Fornax Tracking Mounts, Optolong, and GoPro, always helping them test and refine new equipment.

New Zealand   
nighttime   
winter   
landscapes   
astrophotography   
mountains   
water   
lakes   
sky   
stars   
milky way   
panoramas   
surreal   
warped   
long exposure   
vibrant   
orange   
black   

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FILE SPECS

Total Pixels161,077,809
Horizontal Pixels20,067
Vertical Pixels8,027
Aspect Ratio1 : 2.5
File Size920 MB
Width @ 300ppi (perfect)5.57 feet
Height @ 300ppi2.23 feet
Width @ 150ppi (near-perfect)11.15 feet
Height @ 150ppi4.46 feet

EXPOSURE SPECS

Date & TimeJune 23, 2015:  3:56am
LocationLake Coleridge, New Zealand
Coordinates-43.283596, 171.511010
Focal Length24mm
Aperturef/3.5
Shutter Speed20 sec
ISO10000
Number of Exposures36
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Certificate of authenticity  
with artist signature

Mounting brace floats the display
off the wall by 1 inch
Metal back
Paper print
Acrylic glass
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