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73 megapixels! A very high resolution VAST photo of the National Mall and the Washington Monument reflected in the Reflecting Pools at dusk; created by Dan Piech

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

ARTIST:
Dan Piech

CREATED:
November 11, 2012
Washington, DC


RESOLUTION:
73 megapixels

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This 73-megapixel VAST photo is one of the highest definition fine art photographs ever created, with a resolution equivalent to 35 full-HD TVs.

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Washington DC's many reflecting pools represent fantastic opportunities to capture the stunning monuments and parks that populate the city. They do this especially well during the gloaming, which is the time of day when the very last traces of twilight remain in the sky.

Washington DC's streetlights have a warmer hue than most other cities, causing the gloaming to have a more orange/red/purple color than usual. Additionally, because the city has less light pollution than other equally-important cities due to its smaller scale, the stars are visible earlier in the evening. Combine all of these elements and you have a recipe for a dreamy image.
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Stunning image clarity

This 73-megapixel VAST photo is one of the highest definition fine art photographs ever created. It has a resolution equivalent to 35 full-HD TVs.


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TECH SPECS

EXPOSURE SPECS

Date & TimeNovember 11, 2012:  5:43pm
LocationWashington, DC
Coordinates38.889786, -77.013166
CameraCanon 7D
Megapixels per Exposure17.9
LensCanon 17-40mm f/4L
Focal Length17mm
Aperturef/4
Shutter Speed8 sec
ISO100
Number of Exposures14

FILE SPECS

Total Pixels72,960,087
Horizontal Pixels13,969
Vertical Pixels5,223
Aspect Ratio1 : 2.67
File Size209 MB
Width @ 300ppi (perfect)3.88 feet
Height @ 300ppi1.45 feet
Width @ 150ppi (near-perfect)7.76 feet
Height @ 150ppi2.9 feet
Canon 7D
Canon 17-40mm f/4L
Canon 7D
Canon 17-40mm f/4L
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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 3 large-format sizes:


40 in
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48 in
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22 in
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MAXIMUM PRINT SIZE WITHOUT QUALITY DEGRADATION:

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7 in

THIS VAST PHOTO

MAXIMUM PRINT SIZE WITHOUT QUALITY DEGRADATION:

47 in
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