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301 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 Roundabout, New Zealand

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An Exceptionally High Resolution Fine Art PhotoAn Exceptionally High Resolution
Fine Art Photo

This 301-megapixel VAST photo is one of the highest definition fine art photographs ever created, with a resolution equivalent to 145 full-HD TVs.

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Grand Prize Winner: Harry Williams Astrophotography Competition

Artistic Prize Winner: Harry Williams Astrophotography Competition

Comments from the judging body:

  • "Such a wonderful evocative scene,"
  • "Without doubt one of the finest nightscape images I have ever seen,"
  • "Paul has succeeded here on many levels - composition, processing, colour and tonal range. A deserving winner!"
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Stunning image clarity

This 301-megapixel VAST photo is one of the highest definition fine art photographs ever created. It has a resolution equivalent to 145 full-HD TVs.


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TECH SPECS

EXPOSURE SPECS

Date & TimeJuly 30, 2017:  4:12am
LocationLake Roundabout, New Zealand
Coordinates-43.622499, 171.098778
CameraCanon 6D
Megapixels per Exposure20.2
LensSigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art
Focal Length50mm
Aperturef/1.8
Shutter Speed10 sec
ISO6400
Number of Exposures77

FILE SPECS

Total Pixels301,280,232
Horizontal Pixels27,444
Vertical Pixels10,978
Aspect Ratio1 : 2.5
File Size1.72 GB
Width @ 300ppi (perfect)7.62 feet
Height @ 300ppi3.05 feet
Width @ 150ppi (near-perfect)15.25 feet
Height @ 150ppi6.1 feet
Canon 6D
Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art
Canon 6D
Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art
VAST PRINTS

THE HIGHEST RESOLUTION PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINTS EVER CREATED

VAST Prints are fine art photographic paper prints that arrive ready to be mounted and/or framed. They are created using the sharpest photographic printer in commercial use: a very rare specialty printer that formerly printed currency and military surveillance imagery.  Learn more  

Every VAST Print has two certificates of authenticity hand-signed by the artist and the printmaker: one affixed to the print and one standalone. Additionally, each print is assigned a unique serial number via a permanent hologram seal and recorded in our registry. Its provenance is tracked and verified using state-of-the-art digital blockchain encryption technology.

VAST DISPLAYS

THE HIGHEST QUALITY PHOTOGRAPHIC DISPLAYS EVER CREATED

VAST Displays are ready-to-hang works of art that contain a VAST Print sealed between flame-polished acrylic glass and an aluminum backing. A hidden brace on the back causes the display to gracefully float off the wall for a sleek, modern frameless look that complements nearly any decor style.  Learn more  

SIZING GUIDE

A one-of-a-kind conversation starter

This VAST photo becomes a stunning conversation-starter wherever it's showcased. It's offered in 4 large-format sizes:


42 in
17 in
54 in
22 in
72 in
29 in
96 in
38 in
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TYPICAL PROFESSIONAL PHOTO

MAXIMUM PRINT SIZE WITHOUT QUALITY DEGRADATION:

19 in
8 in

THIS VAST PHOTO

MAXIMUM PRINT SIZE WITHOUT QUALITY DEGRADATION:

91 in
37 in

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