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243 megapixels! A very high resolution, large-format VAST photo print of the Cascade Mountains from Mount Rainier; fine art landscape photo created by Scott Rinckenberger in Washington

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This 243-megapixel VAST photo is one of the highest definition fine art photographs ever created, with a resolution equivalent to 117 full-HD TVs.

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The Cascade Mountains of the Pacific Northwest are among the most expansive in the lower 48. This presents endless opportunities for exploration, but it also presents challenges in terms of finding viewpoints from which to digest the enormity. Yet, nature saw fit to solve this challenge in the form of a line of volcanoes stretching from northern California to the Canadian border. The volcanoes are taller and more prominent than the rest of the densely populated peaks, and offer lofty vantages from which to enjoy the surrounding landscape for hundreds of miles in any direction.

A late summer morning found me around 11,000’ high on a route called Ptarmigan Ridge on the NW side of Mount Rainier. The low sun of the morning played with the lazy summer haze in each of the countless valleys, and gave depth and dimension to the amazing topography stretching all the way to the rugged peaks of North Cascades National Park.

These moments of wonder are why I choose to call this part of the world my home.
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This 243-megapixel VAST photo is one of the highest definition fine art photographs ever created. It has a resolution equivalent to 117 full-HD TVs.


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TECH SPECS

EXPOSURE SPECS

Date & TimeSeptember 1, 2012:  8:23am
LocationMount Rainier, Washington
Coordinates46.896419, -121.808531
CameraOlympus E-M5
Megapixels per Exposure16.1
LensOlympus M. 14-150mm f/4.0-5.6
Focal Length100mm
Aperturef/9
Shutter Speed1/400
ISO200
Number of Exposures17

FILE SPECS

Total Pixels242,560,290
Horizontal Pixels46,158
Vertical Pixels5,255
Aspect Ratio1 : 8.78
File Size1.39 GB
Width @ 300ppi (perfect)12.82 feet
Height @ 300ppi1.46 feet
Width @ 150ppi (near-perfect)25.64 feet
Height @ 150ppi2.92 feet
Olympus E-M5
Olympus M. 14-150mm f/4.0-5.6
Olympus E-M5
Olympus M. 14-150mm f/4.0-5.6
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VAST DISPLAYS

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VAST Displays are ready-to-hang works of art that contain a VAST Print sealed between flame-polished acrylic glass and an aluminum backing. A hidden brace on the back causes the display to gracefully float off the wall for a sleek, modern frameless look that complements nearly any decor style.  Learn more  

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A one-of-a-kind conversation starter

This VAST photo becomes a stunning conversation-starter wherever it's showcased. It's offered in 3 large-format sizes:


72 in
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84 in
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96 in
11 in
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MAXIMUM PRINT SIZE WITHOUT QUALITY DEGRADATION:

19 in
2 in

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MAXIMUM PRINT SIZE WITHOUT QUALITY DEGRADATION:

154 in
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