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First Signs of Winter

146 MEGAPIXELS
A close-up of "First Signs of Winter" by John Freeman: an ultra-high-resolution VAST photo.
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146 megapixels! A very high resolution, large-format VAST photo print of the San Juan mountains in Colorado with autumn foliage on trees in the foreground; landscape photograph created by John Freeman in San Juan Mountains, Colorado.

First Signs of Winter

146 MEGAPIXEL VAST PHOTO
San Juan Mountains, Colorado

Fall weather in the San Juan's of South Western Colorado can be unpredictable. I had gone out on County Road 7 early in the morning, hoping to catch some sunrise shots of Mt. Sneffels and surrounding mountains. As I was heading into the back country, it was apparent that an early fall storm was in the process of moving in. This location was my targeted spot for the morning shot. By the time I arrived, dark clouds had moved in, and the lighting was pretty dark. This image is shoot facing south. Because the clouds were moving in from the South West, the skies to the east and behind me to the north were still clear, allowing brighter light to illuminate the fall colors of the Aspens in the foreground.

Date & TimeOctober 1, 2017:  9:35am - 9:37am
LocationSan Juan Mountains, Colorado
Coordinates38.062333, -107.812912
Focal Length70mm
Aperturef/22
Shutter1/160
ISO800
Num of Exposures60
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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.
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*Note: a non-glossy, satin matte coating is alternatively available on request.

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Paper print
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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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Usage in most media formats*
Unlimited number of projects*
Worldwide, perpetual usage*
Not for use in merchandise for sale
Not for use laminated in or onto glass in North America
Non-exclusive (i.e. we may license the photo to others)

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Total Pixels146,462,370 px
Width17,610 px
Height8,317 px
Aspect Ratio2.12 : 1
Date & TimeOctober 1, 2017:  9:35am - 9:37am
LocationSan Juan Mountains, Colorado
Coordinates38.062333, -107.812912
Focal Length70mm
Aperturef/22
Shutter1/160
ISO800
Num of Exposures60

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small
2 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 7x3 in
  • Marketing prints < 14x6 in
  • Use on webpages at sizes smaller than full‑screen
  • Wallpapers for devices with low‑resolution screens
medium
10 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 15x7 in
  • Marketing prints < 31x14 in
  • Use on webpages at full‑screen sizes
  • Wallpapers for devices with high‑resolution screens
large
50 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 34x16 in
  • Marketing prints < 69x32 in
  • Large murals viewed from > 13 ft
  • Massive murals viewed from > 27 ft
full file
146 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 59x28 in
  • Marketing prints < 117x55 in
  • Large murals viewed from > 8 ft
  • Massive murals viewed from > 16 ft
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Marketing
prints
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wallpapers
small
2 megapixels
< 7x3 in < 14x6 in less than
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medium
10 megapixels
< 15x7 in < 31x14 in full-screen use high-resolution
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large
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< 34x16 in < 69x32 in if viewers will be
> 13 ft away
if viewers will be
> 27 ft away
full file
146 megapixels
< 59x28 in < 117x55 in if viewers will be
> 8 ft away
if viewers will be
> 16 ft away
Photo id: 11496