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Cloud Nine

156 MEGAPIXELS
A close-up of "Cloud Nine" by Jeff Lewis: an ultra-high-resolution VAST photo.
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156 megapixels! A very high resolution, large-format VAST photo print of the San Francisco skyline with fog; cityscape photograph created by Jeff Lewis in San Francisco, California

Cloud Nine

156 MEGAPIXEL VAST PHOTO
San Francisco, California

Fog adds magic to so many different kinds of scenes. It's one of the things I was most excited about when I moved to Marin County -- fog heaven.

The San Francisco skyline from the Marin side is a classic-looking view, but it's surprisingly difficult to align the perfect conditions for a powerful image. I have photographed in the area dozens (if not hundreds) of times over the last decade, and this is one of the best combinations of high clouds and low fog in my memory.

Of course, just because there is beauty doesn't mean a VAST photo is possible. Low fog is notorious for producing atmospheric shimmer effects, which ruin high-resolution efforts. Thankfully, not only were the conditions perfect this day, but by changing my location I was able to minimize this effect to capture this image. I hope you enjoy it!

Date & TimeJune 5, 2022:  7:50pm
LocationSan Francisco, California
Coordinates37.833923, -122.473681
Focal Length400mm
Aperturef/9
Shutter1/640 sec
ISO320
Num of Exposures11
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Canvas print

Our ready-to-hang canvas prints are created using a specialty printer that carefully lays pigment inks down onto archival-quality fine art canvas material. The canvas is then stretched around a 1.5-inch-deep wood support structure to provide depth and elegance. Our canvas material has a delightfully matte finish that looks spectacular in any lighting conditions while retaining maximum vibrancy and contrast. Click here to learn more.

Produced using a specialty, large-format fine art printer operating at 300ppi resolution—the gold standard for sharpness
Printed onto heavyweight, 100% acid-free fine art canvas to preserve color-accuracy and longevity
Created using materials and methods that exceed the rigorous technical standards required to achieve the prized "giclée" industry rating
Designed to meet the most demanding standards for color-permanence set by leading museums
Handmade by award-winning master printmakers with over 4 decades of experience
Optionally accompanied by your choice of elegant floater frame available in a variety of trims
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VAST Print™

A VAST Print™ represents the pinnacle of the photographic medium. Each print is a true photograph created specifically for you using light-sensitive paper exposed in a darkroom with the industry's highest precision exposure technique. Your print is then sealed with a shine-enhancing protective glossy coating*, adhered to a sturdy aluminum composite backing, and finished in one of two ready-to-hang formats:

  • Frameless floating display: A hidden mounting brace on the rear gracefully "floats" the print off the wall for a sleek, modern look.
  • Framed display: The print is mounted inside one of our handcrafted 100% wood frames with a decorative separation between the print and the frame so that the print appears to be floating within the frame, providing depth and elegance to the finished photo.

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*Note: a non-glossy, satin matte coating is alternatively available on request.

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Mounting brace floats the display
off the wall by 3/4 inch
Metal back
156 megapixels!
Paper print
Shine-enhancing
protective coating
Laser-exposed at a truly unprecedented 610ppi resolution
Created using fine art paper with a specialty emulsion enabling unsurpassed micro-contrast, ultra-bright whites, and deep blacks
Printed with a chromogenic process that produces "continuous tones" of silky smooth color (other printers use noticeable dots of ink)
Sealed between an extra-thick, shine-enhancing protective coating and a sturdy aluminum composite backing for a sleek look
Award-winning product quality recognized industry-wide
Designed to meet the most demanding standards for color-permanence set by leading museums
Handmade by certified master printmakers with over 4 decades of experience
Hand-signed by the artist and accompanied by our digitally-enhanced, holographic certificate of authenticity
Optionally accompanied by your choice of elegant floater frame available in a variety of trims
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Digital file

Due to their record-setting resolutions, VAST photos are the most versatile images ever created, with the quality necessary to look great at any size and in any project. Purchasing one of our standard royalty-free licenses provides you with the digital file at your choice of resolution and a permit to use it for most types of projects. Click here to learn more.

Usage in most media formats*
Unlimited number of projects
Worldwide, perpetual usage
Not for use in products for sale
No use laminated in or onto glass
Non-exclusive

For a premium license that provides exclusivity, glass-related use, or use in products for sale, contact us.

Total Pixels155,544,640 px
Width25,583 px
Height6,080 px
Aspect Ratio4.21 : 1
Date & TimeJune 5, 2022:  7:50pm
LocationSan Francisco, California
Coordinates37.833923, -122.473681
Focal Length400mm
Aperturef/9
Shutter1/640 sec
ISO320
Num of Exposures11

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Here are some rough guidelines for this specific photo:

small
2 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 10x2 in
  • Marketing prints < 19x5 in
  • Use on webpages at sizes smaller than full‑screen
  • Wallpapers for devices with low‑resolution screens
medium
10 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 22x5 in
  • Marketing prints < 43x10 in
  • Use on webpages at full‑screen sizes
  • Wallpapers for devices with high‑resolution screens
large
50 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 48x11 in
  • Marketing prints < 97x23 in
  • Large murals viewed from > 20 ft
  • Massive murals viewed from > 40 ft
full file
156 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 85x20 in
  • Marketing prints < 171x41 in
  • Large murals viewed from > 11 ft
  • Massive murals viewed from > 23 ft
Fine art
prints
(300ppi)
Marketing
prints
(150ppi)
Large
murals
(~20x10 ft)
Massive
murals
(~40x20 ft)
Use on
webpages
Digital
device
wallpapers
small
2 megapixels
< 10x2 in < 19x5 in less than
full-screen use
low-resolution
screens
medium
10 megapixels
< 22x5 in < 43x10 in full-screen use high-resolution
screens
large
50 megapixels
< 48x11 in < 97x23 in if viewers will be
> 20 ft away
if viewers will be
> 40 ft away
full file
156 megapixels
< 85x20 in < 171x41 in if viewers will be
> 11 ft away
if viewers will be
> 23 ft away
Photo id: 11281