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Rolling into Bliss

639 MEGAPIXELS
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639 megapixels! A very high resolution, large-format VAST panorama photo of the Central Valley; landscape photograph created by Jeff Lewis in Central Valley, California

Rolling into Bliss

639 MEGAPIXEL VAST PHOTO
Central Valley, California

The almond blossoms in California's Central Valley are a spectacular sight each February. The tricky part is, most of the valley is very flat, so it's difficult to find a location from which to photograph them in a way that shows the beautiful surrounding landscape. After extensive scouting, I discovered an area several years ago that had excellent rolling hills, but views from the ground were limited. That year, I used UAVs to capture them from the sky. The photos are spectacular, and one of them is featured in a double-page spread in the 2022 California Visitor's Guide -- but I always wanted something I could print huge on a wall. So the hunt continued.

This year, I finally found it, scouting on the way back from another trip to confirm this was the location I wanted. The only thing left was to wait for the perfect light to capture the scene. California is a sunny state, and the perfect clouds may come just once (or not at all!) during the short period of peak bloom. Thankfully, I'm a meteorologist, and I knew several days in advance which day this would be. I drove over from the Bay Area in rain and hail, and barely had time to enjoy the view before the perfect light burst through the thick stormy clouds. The camera came out, and this is the result!

This image is part of my Awaken series, which showcases the beauty of little-known areas, with the goal of inspiring locals to explore and love our backyard. As of the time of publishing, there is no other image like this in existence. There will undoubtedly be attempts to duplicate it, but few will succeed with the conditions and method required for a large print. As with most images in the Awaken series, serious buyers may choose to have the location revealed to them. I hope you enjoy it!

Date & TimeFebruary 22, 2022:  4:55pm - 5:00pm
LocationCentral Valley, California
Coordinates37.638303, -121.000907
Focal Length143mm
Aperturef/9
Shutter1/250 sec
ISO100
Num of Exposures35
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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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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

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Total Pixels638,660,164 px
Width69,149 px
Height9,236 px
Aspect Ratio7.49 : 1
Date & TimeFebruary 22, 2022:  4:55pm - 5:00pm
LocationCentral Valley, California
Coordinates37.638303, -121.000907
Focal Length143mm
Aperturef/9
Shutter1/250 sec
ISO100
Num of Exposures35

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small
2 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 13x2 in
  • Marketing prints < 26x3 in
  • Use on webpages at sizes smaller than full‑screen
  • Wallpapers for devices with low‑resolution screens
medium
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  • Fine art prints < 29x4 in
  • Marketing prints < 58x8 in
  • Use on webpages at full‑screen sizes
  • Wallpapers for devices with high‑resolution screens
large
50 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 64x9 in
  • Marketing prints < 129x17 in
  • Large murals viewed from > 21 ft
  • Massive murals viewed from > 43 ft
huge
250 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 144x19 in
  • Marketing prints < 288x39 in
  • Large murals viewed from > 10 ft
  • Massive murals viewed from > 19 ft
full file
639 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 230x31 in
  • Marketing prints < 461x62 in
  • Large murals viewed from > 6 ft
  • Massive murals viewed from > 12 ft
Fine art
prints
(300ppi)
Marketing
prints
(150ppi)
Large
murals
(~20x8 ft)
Massive
murals
(~40x16 ft)
Use on
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Digital
device
wallpapers
small
2 megapixels
< 13x2 in < 26x3 in less than
full-screen use
low-resolution
screens
medium
10 megapixels
< 29x4 in < 58x8 in full-screen use high-resolution
screens
large
50 megapixels
< 64x9 in < 129x17 in if viewers will be
> 21 ft away
if viewers will be
> 43 ft away
huge
250 megapixels
< 144x19 in < 288x39 in if viewers will be
> 10 ft away
if viewers will be
> 19 ft away
full file
639 megapixels
< 230x31 in < 461x62 in if viewers will be
> 6 ft away
if viewers will be
> 12 ft away
Photo id: 11196