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477 megapixels! A very high resolution, large-format VAST photo print of the night sky, milky way, and stars over mountains and a lake; fine art astrophotography landscape photo created by Paul Wilson in Lake Heron, New Zealand
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477 MEGAPIXEL VAST PHOTO
Lake Heron, New Zealand
July 25, 2016

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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.

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nighttime   
winter   
landscapes   
astrophotography   
mountains   
water   
sky   
stars   
milky way   
vertical aspect ratio   
surreal   
long exposure   
red   
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black   

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FILE SPECS

Total Pixels477,396,404
Horizontal Pixels19,543
Vertical Pixels24,428
Aspect Ratio1 : 0.8
File Size2,730 MB
Width @ 300ppi (perfect)5.43 feet
Height @ 300ppi6.79 feet
Width @ 150ppi (near-perfect)10.86 feet
Height @ 150ppi13.57 feet

EXPOSURE SPECS

Date & TimeJuly 25, 2016:  8:25pm
LocationLake Heron, New Zealand
Coordinates-43.476882, 171.160025
Focal Length50mm
Aperturef/3.2
Shutter Speed13 sec
ISO10000
Number of Exposures48
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Certificate of authenticity  
with artist signature

Mounting brace floats the display
off the wall by 1 inch
Metal back
Paper print
Acrylic glass
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