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223 megapixels! A very high resolution, large-format VAST photo of the hills in California with forests; fine art landscape photo created by Justin Katz in Northern California

Orr Springs Road, California Coast

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These are the backcountry roads in the California Mendocino wilderness. On this incredible single-lane roadway that winds it’s way through these mountains, I hadn’t seen another car for hours.

I had just finished an eight-hour shoot in a secluded redwood forest in Mendocino as I began the long, windy drive back towards highway 101 and civilization. As the road gained elevation, I could see that the sun was getting closer to the horizon, and the hills all around me were aglow with the evening light. It was “Golden Hour,” a magical time before sunset where the light takes on a golden, warming quality.

I had picked out this particular spot earlier that day on the drive in, when I descended down into the valley of the redwood groves. I saw that from this vantage point I could face west, and that I could time my return journey to appreciate the view with the sun low enough on the horizon to get the effect I had in mind. I’m very glad that I did time it right too, because when I emerged the light was more beautiful than I could have hoped for.

One of my favorite things to photograph is overlapping hills. This effect only really dramatically appears when the sun is low enough in the sky, so that each hill is casting a shadow, allowing you to distinguish between the hills at various distances.

The early evening light creates an incredibly soft glow, and captivates the viewer as their eye wanders deeper and deeper into the scene. While the subject matter of the scene is nothing too out of the ordinary, it is the light in this VAST photo that brings the viewer in, and evokes a calming, serene sense of peace, making this VAST Print a wonderful addition to any home or office.

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This 223-megapixel VAST photo is one of the highest definition fine art photographs ever created. It has a resolution equivalent to 108 full-HD TVs.


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EXPOSURE SPECS

Date & TimeMay 17, 2017:  7:16pm
LocationOrr Springs Road, Mendocino, California
Coordinates39.223842, -123.340222
CameraNikon D810
Megapixels per Exposure36.3
LensNikkor 70-200mm f/4G ED VR
Focal Length112mm
Aperturef/13
Shutter Speed1/100
ISO400
Number of Exposures8

FILE SPECS

Total Pixels223,287,309
Horizontal Pixels27,741
Vertical Pixels8,049
Aspect Ratio1 : 3.45
File Size1.23 GB
Width @ 300ppi (perfect)7.71 feet
Height @ 300ppi2.24 feet
Width @ 150ppi (near-perfect)15.41 feet
Height @ 150ppi4.47 feet
Nikon D810
Nikkor 70-200mm f/4G ED VR
Nikon D810
Nikkor 70-200mm f/4G ED VR
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