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My Kind of Town: B&W

875 MEGAPIXELS
A close-up of "My Kind of Town: B&W" by Phil Crawshay: an ultra-high-resolution VAST photo.
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875 megapixels! A very high resolution, black & white VAST photo print of the Chicago skyline with the Willis Tower; cityscape photograph created by Phil Crawshay in Chicago, Illinois

My Kind of Town: B&W

875 MEGAPIXEL VAST PHOTO
Chicago, Illinois

I was particularly taken by this view from the apartment I was staying at. A classic urban Chicago scene that really lends itself to large format due to all the small details you can capture. I love the small details such as the spires or antennae on the tops of the buildings which show up in great clarity with an image so high in resolution. Available as color or black and white.

Date & TimeNovember 16, 2019:  5:09pm - 5:27pm
LocationChicago, Illinois
Coordinates41.871984, -87.624523
Focal Length200mm
Aperturef/8
Shutter2.5 sec
ISO200
Num of Exposures180

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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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Mounting brace floats the display
off the wall by 3/4 inch
Metal back
875 megapixels!
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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Digital file

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.

Usage in most media formats*
Unlimited number of projects
Worldwide, perpetual usage
Not for use in products for sale
No use laminated in or onto glass
Non-exclusive

For a premium license that provides exclusivity, glass-related use, or use in products for sale, contact us.

Total Pixels875,094,724 px
Width29,582 px
Height29,582 px
Aspect Ratio1 : 1
Date & TimeNovember 16, 2019:  5:09pm - 5:27pm
LocationChicago, Illinois
Coordinates41.871984, -87.624523
Focal Length200mm
Aperturef/8
Shutter2.5 sec
ISO200
Num of Exposures180

How much resolution do I need?

Here are some rough guidelines for this specific photo:

small
2 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 5x5 in
  • Marketing prints < 9x9 in
  • Use on webpages at sizes smaller than full‑screen
  • Wallpapers for devices with low‑resolution screens
medium
10 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 11x11 in
  • Marketing prints < 21x21 in
  • Use on webpages at full‑screen sizes
  • Wallpapers for devices with high‑resolution screens
large
50 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 24x24 in
  • Marketing prints < 47x47 in
  • Large murals viewed from > 19 ft
  • Massive murals viewed from > 39 ft
huge
250 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 53x53 in
  • Marketing prints < 105x105 in
  • Large murals viewed from > 9 ft
  • Massive murals viewed from > 17 ft
full file
875 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 99x99 in
  • Marketing prints < 197x197 in
  • Large murals viewed from > 5 ft
  • Massive murals viewed from > 9 ft
Fine art
prints
(300ppi)
Marketing
prints
(150ppi)
Large
murals
(~20x8 ft)
Massive
murals
(~40x16 ft)
Use on
webpages
Digital
device
wallpapers
small
2 megapixels
< 5x5 in < 9x9 in less than
full-screen use
low-resolution
screens
medium
10 megapixels
< 11x11 in < 21x21 in full-screen use high-resolution
screens
large
50 megapixels
< 24x24 in < 47x47 in if viewers will be
> 19 ft away
if viewers will be
> 39 ft away
huge
250 megapixels
< 53x53 in < 105x105 in if viewers will be
> 9 ft away
if viewers will be
> 17 ft away
full file
875 megapixels
< 99x99 in < 197x197 in if viewers will be
> 5 ft away
if viewers will be
> 9 ft away
Photo id: 10584