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4,741 megapixels! A very high resolution, large-format VAST photo print of a stream, waterfall, and rocks; black and white fine art nature photo created by Steve Webster in Red Rock Canyon, Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta Canada

Red Rock Canyon Black #1

An Exceptionally High Resolution Fine Art PhotoAn Exceptionally High Resolution
Fine Art Photo

This 4,741-megapixel VAST photo is one of the highest definition fine art photographs ever created, with a resolution equivalent to 2,286 full-HD TVs.

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In the heart of Waterton Lakes National Park (located in the province of Alberta, Canada) a small glacier stream has quietly and steadily, over eons of time, cut a deep valley through an iron rich vein of red stone.

This place is aptly named Red Rock Canyon and it's my favourite place in the world. Making VAST photos here is particularly challenging due mostly to the temperature of the water, which comes from local glaciers, making it freezing cold! I wear full wetsuit pants with built in socks when shooting here as it's impossible to stand in the water for more than few seconds otherwise. If you fall into the water you better get out quick as hypothermia will get you within a few minutes. The beauty and seclusion of the canyon along with the cold, clear fresh water (which is the best tasting water in the world) provide for an absolutely beautiful experience.

Taken early in the morning, so the canyon will be in even shaded lighting for the duration of the over 700 individual exposures, this image has a hauntingly beautiful feel. In black and white this is a stunning image with an unbelievably high resolution and enlarging power.

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This 4,741-megapixel VAST photo is one of the highest definition fine art photographs ever created. It has a resolution equivalent to 2,286 full-HD TVs.


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TECH SPECS

EXPOSURE SPECS

Date & TimeJuly 4, 2017:  6:20am
LocationWaterton Lakes National Park, Alberta Canada
Coordinates49.133228, -114.026118
CameraNikon D5200
Megapixels per Exposure24.1
LensNikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED VR II
Focal Length200mm
Aperturef/22
Shutter Speed1/125 - 3 sec
ISO400
Number of Exposures740

FILE SPECS

Total Pixels4,740,929,960
Horizontal Pixels111,709
Vertical Pixels42,440
Aspect Ratio1 : 2.63
File Size21.1 GB
Width @ 300ppi (perfect)31.03 feet
Height @ 300ppi11.79 feet
Width @ 150ppi (near-perfect)62.06 feet
Height @ 150ppi23.58 feet
Nikon D5200
Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED VR II
Nikon D5200
Nikkor 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED VR II
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Every VAST Print has two certificates of authenticity hand-signed by the artist and the printmaker: one affixed to the print and one standalone. Additionally, each print is assigned a unique serial number via a permanent hologram seal and recorded in our registry. Its provenance is tracked and verified using state-of-the-art digital blockchain encryption technology.

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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 4 large-format sizes:


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16 in
60 in
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78 in
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96 in
36 in
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MAXIMUM PRINT SIZE WITHOUT QUALITY DEGRADATION:

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MAXIMUM PRINT SIZE WITHOUT QUALITY DEGRADATION:

372 in
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