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Spring awakening, MFF

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299 megapixels! A very high resolution, large-format VAST photo print of bright flowers growing upwards in dark woods; nature photograph created by Scott Dimond in Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta, Canada

Spring awakening, MFF

299 MEGAPIXEL VAST PHOTO
Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta, Canada

It all started with a lightning strike. That is how the summer 2017 Kenow wildfire in Southeastern British Columbia started. The Kenow fire had shown no signs of moving east up the Akamina Valley and risking Waterton Lakes National Park but that all changed quickly. In just a few days, the fire moved into the park and destroyed over 38,100 hectares.

The blacked burnt bark on most of the trees in the park has fallen off, leaving white sentinels as far as the eye can see. But there are sure signs of the forest’s slow recovery. The undergrow is springing to life and the wildflowers are blooming.

This image was captured on photographic medium-format film (MFF) using a dedicated panoramic film camera with a negative size of 6 x 17 cm (2.32 x 6.69 inches) that is part of my Intentional Camera Movement on Medium-Format Film (ICMMFF) project. But before I started experimenting with camera movement, I first captured this static scene. You can see the resultant abstract versions of this scene and read about the ICMMFF project by clicking on the other photos shown below.

Date & TimeJuly 1, 2022:  
LocationWaterton Lakes National Park, Alberta, Canada
Coordinates49.067528, -113.993114
Focal Length105mm
Aperturef/22
Shutter1 sec
ISO100
Num of Exposures1
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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.
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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)
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Designed to meet the most demanding standards for color-permanence set by leading museums
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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 Pixels298,950,000 px
Width30,000 px
Height9,965 px
Aspect Ratio3.01 : 1
Date & TimeJuly 1, 2022:  
LocationWaterton Lakes National Park, Alberta, Canada
Coordinates49.067528, -113.993114
Focal Length105mm
Aperturef/22
Shutter1 sec
ISO100
Num of Exposures1

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small
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  • Marketing prints < 16x5 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 < 18x6 in
  • Marketing prints < 37x12 in
  • Use on webpages at full‑screen sizes
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50 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 41x14 in
  • Marketing prints < 82x27 in
  • Large murals viewed from > 13 ft
  • Massive murals viewed from > 27 ft
huge
250 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 91x30 in
  • Marketing prints < 183x61 in
  • Large murals viewed from > 6 ft
  • Massive murals viewed from > 12 ft
full file
299 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 100x33 in
  • Marketing prints < 200x66 in
  • Large murals viewed from > 6 ft
  • Massive murals viewed from > 11 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
< 8x3 in < 16x5 in less than
full-screen use
low-resolution
screens
medium
10 megapixels
< 18x6 in < 37x12 in full-screen use high-resolution
screens
large
50 megapixels
< 41x14 in < 82x27 in if viewers will be
> 13 ft away
if viewers will be
> 27 ft away
huge
250 megapixels
< 91x30 in < 183x61 in if viewers will be
> 6 ft away
if viewers will be
> 12 ft away
full file
299 megapixels
< 100x33 in < 200x66 in if viewers will be
> 6 ft away
if viewers will be
> 11 ft away
Photo id: 11323