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Edge of Night

138 megapixel VAST photo
Eastern Bays, Banks Peninsula, New Zealand

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138 megapixels! A very high resolution, large-format VAST photo print of the night sky, milky way, and stars over the ocean; fine art astrophotography landscape photo created by Paul Wilson in Eastern Bays, Banks Peninsula, New Zealand

Edge of Night

138 MEGAPIXEL VAST PHOTO
Eastern Bays, Banks Peninsula, New Zealand
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.
Date & TimeFebruary 16, 2016:  3:10am
LocationEastern Bays, Banks Peninsula, New Zealand
Coordinates-43.768560, 173.082108
Focal Length50mm
Aperturef/2.2
Shutter Speed13 sec
ISO10000
Number of Exposures28

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Total Pixels138,019,288
Horizontal Pixels9,592
Vertical Pixels14,389
Aspect Ratio0.67 : 1
File Size789 MB
Width @ 300ppi (perfect)2.66 feet
Height @ 300ppi4 feet
Width @ 150ppi (near-perfect)5.33 feet
Height @ 150ppi7.99 feet

Date & TimeFebruary 16, 2016:  3:10am
LocationEastern Bays, Banks Peninsula, New Zealand
Coordinates-43.768560, 173.082108
Focal Length50mm
Aperturef/2.2
Shutter Speed13 sec
ISO10000
Number of Exposures28

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