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Manhattan Morning

1,508 MEGAPIXELS
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1,508 megapixels! A very high resolution, large-format VAST photo of the Manhattan skyline; gigapixel photograph created by Dan Piech in New York City

Manhattan Morning

1,508 MEGAPIXEL VAST PHOTO
Midtown Manhattan, New York City

There is nothing quite like a Manhattan morning. Watching the rising sun radiating off glistening skyscrapers is something I will never get tired of.

Unsurprisingly, this is one of my favorite times to photograph the city, the whirr of my camera shutter accompanied by the sounds of this great city purring to life. Each passing minute gets louder and brighter, filled with the exciting adventures of a new day.

On this morning, I was perched on a private Queens rooftop I had been granted access to, providing me with a vantage point few New Yorkers have ever seen. The East River lay before me with a lone tug boat steaming upriver.

My equipment was ready to begin shooting; I was just waiting for the right moment when the warm-tinted light would be balanced with the cool-tinted blue sky. As that moment came, I began quickly shooting the 47 exposures that comprise this ultra-high-resolution VAST photo.

Due to this VAST photo's incredibly high resolution, many classic Manhattan buildings are visible in exquisite detail, from the Empire State Building to the United Nations building. Accentuating the right side of the photo is 432 Park Avenue, a fresh new tower that has redefined the iconic skyline.

Further adding to this VAST photo's uniqueness is a fresh blanket of snow that coats many features of the city in a pristine white sheen. The sun would soon melt this coat away, but not before I captured this truly unique image of a beautiful Manhattan morning.

Date & TimeFebruary 18, 2018:  7:22am
LocationMidtown Manhattan, New York City
Coordinates40.746117, -73.957213
Focal Length200mm
Aperturef/7.1
Shutter1/80
ISO100
Num of Exposures47

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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.
  • Framed display: The print is mounted inside one of our handcrafted 100% wood frames with a decorative separation between the print and the frame so that the print appears to be floating within the frame, providing depth and elegance to the finished photo.

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*Note: a non-glossy, satin matte coating is alternatively available on request.

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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
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Due to their record-setting resolutions, VAST photos are the most versatile images ever created, with the quality necessary to look great at any size and in any project. Purchasing one of our standard royalty-free licenses provides you with the digital file at your choice of resolution and a permit to use it for most types of projects. Click here to learn more.

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Total Pixels1,508,049,150 px
Width85,350 px
Height17,669 px
Aspect Ratio4.83 : 1
Date & TimeFebruary 18, 2018:  7:22am
LocationMidtown Manhattan, New York City
Coordinates40.746117, -73.957213
Focal Length200mm
Aperturef/7.1
Shutter1/80
ISO100
Num of Exposures47

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small
2 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 10x2 in
  • Marketing prints < 21x4 in
  • Use on webpages at sizes smaller than full‑screen
  • Wallpapers for devices with low‑resolution screens
medium
10 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 23x5 in
  • Marketing prints < 46x10 in
  • Use on webpages at full‑screen sizes
  • Wallpapers for devices with high‑resolution screens
large
50 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 52x11 in
  • Marketing prints < 104x21 in
  • Large murals viewed from > 17 ft
  • Massive murals viewed from > 34 ft
huge
250 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 116x24 in
  • Marketing prints < 232x48 in
  • Large murals viewed from > 8 ft
  • Massive murals viewed from > 15 ft
colossal
1000 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 232x48 in
  • Marketing prints < 463x96 in
  • Large murals viewed from > 4 ft
  • Massive murals viewed from > 8 ft
full file
1508 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 285x59 in
  • Marketing prints < 569x118 in
  • Large murals viewed from > 3 ft
  • Massive murals viewed from > 6 ft
Fine art
prints
(300ppi)
Marketing
prints
(150ppi)
Large
murals
(~20x8 ft)
Massive
murals
(~40x16 ft)
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Digital
device
wallpapers
small
2 megapixels
< 10x2 in < 21x4 in less than
full-screen use
low-resolution
screens
medium
10 megapixels
< 23x5 in < 46x10 in full-screen use high-resolution
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large
50 megapixels
< 52x11 in < 104x21 in if viewers will be
> 17 ft away
if viewers will be
> 34 ft away
huge
250 megapixels
< 116x24 in < 232x48 in if viewers will be
> 8 ft away
if viewers will be
> 15 ft away
colossal
1,000 megapixels
< 232x48 in < 463x96 in if viewers will be
> 4 ft away
if viewers will be
> 8 ft away
full file
1,508 megapixels
< 285x59 in < 569x118 in if viewers will be
> 3 ft away
if viewers will be
> 6 ft away
Photo id: 10404