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615 megapixels! A very high resolution, large-format VAST photo print of the Italian coastline at sunset; photograph created by David Meaux in Manarola, Cinque Terre, Liguria, Italy.
615 megapixels! A very high resolution, large-format VAST photo print of the Italian coastline at sunset; photograph created by David Meaux in Manarola, Cinque Terre, Liguria, Italy.
615 megapixels! A very high resolution, large-format VAST photo print of the Italian coastline at sunset; photograph created by David Meaux in Manarola, Cinque Terre, Liguria, Italy.
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Manarola, Cinque Terre, Blue Hour

615 MEGAPIXELS
615 megapixels! A very high resolution, large-format VAST photo print of the Italian coastline at sunset; photograph created by David Meaux in Manarola, Cinque Terre, Liguria, Italy.
This photo is 2,828% higher resolution than a typical photo.
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Manarola, Cinque Terre, Blue Hour

615 MEGAPIXEL VAST PHOTO
This photo is
2,828% higher resolution
than a typical photo.
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Manarola, Cinque Terre, Blue Hour

615 MEGAPIXEL VAST PHOTO
Manarola, Cinque Terre, Liguria, Italy

Manarola is one of the most famous and photographed villages in Italy. It is one of the five villages in the northwestern Italian region of Liguria known collectively as Cinque Terre, or “five lands.” Together with their coastline and surrounding hills they form Cinque Terre National Park, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
After capturing the colors of the amazing sunset that had caused Manarola to glow in the waning sunlight of Manarola, Cinque Terre, Sunset, I stayed after most tourists and photographers had gone on to do other things, for I knew that the beginning of dusk would create a different mood of the village. As the warm colors of the sun faded into the indigo of blue hour and then the dark of night, a violet hue settled over the village complemented by the artificial lighting that turned on as life within the village slowed and people headed into restaurants and their homes. The people and fishing boats stayed protected in their cliffside haven while waves continued to crash upon the shore, breaking against the ragged cliffs. Life slowed for the evening, waiting for the return the next day of the warm, golden Italian sun that would rise over the hills behind them.

Date & TimeNovember 4, 2021:  5:26pm - 5:48pm
LocationManarola, Cinque Terre, Liguria, Italy
Coordinates44.107480, 9.725597
Focal Length80mm
Aperturef/16
Shutter1/1.1 sec – 60 sec
ISO400
Num of Exposures49
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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™

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  • 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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615 megapixels! A very high resolution, large-format VAST photo print of the Italian coastline at sunset; photograph created by David Meaux in Manarola, Cinque Terre, Liguria, Italy.
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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Total Pixels615,473,206 px
Width30,581 px
Height20,126 px
Aspect Ratio1.52 : 1
Date & TimeNovember 4, 2021:  5:26pm - 5:48pm
LocationManarola, Cinque Terre, Liguria, Italy
Coordinates44.107480, 9.725597
Focal Length80mm
Aperturef/16
Shutter1/1.1 sec – 60 sec
ISO400
Num of Exposures49

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  • Use on webpages at sizes smaller than full‑screen
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  • Large murals viewed from > 16 ft
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250 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 65x43 in
  • Marketing prints < 130x86 in
  • Large murals viewed from > 7 ft
  • Massive murals viewed from > 14 ft
full file
615 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 102x67 in
  • Marketing prints < 204x134 in
  • Large murals viewed from > 4 ft
  • Massive murals viewed from > 9 ft
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Massive
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Use on
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wallpapers
small
2 megapixels
< 6x4 in < 12x8 in less than
full-screen use
low-resolution
screens
medium
10 megapixels
< 13x9 in < 26x17 in full-screen use high-resolution
screens
large
50 megapixels
< 29x19 in < 58x38 in if viewers will be
> 16 ft away
if viewers will be
> 32 ft away
huge
250 megapixels
< 65x43 in < 130x86 in if viewers will be
> 7 ft away
if viewers will be
> 14 ft away
full file
615 megapixels
< 102x67 in < 204x134 in if viewers will be
> 4 ft away
if viewers will be
> 9 ft away
Photo id: 11272