Its resolution is 4,719% greater than
a typical fine art photograph.
It is one of the highest quality images
I traveled with a friend up to Stacyville, Maine on March 12, 2017 to shoot some winter panoramas. At sunrise the temperature was -1°F with wind gusts up 30mph and the windchill was about -20°F, so it took great care when handling tripods and panning heads to not expose any fingers or bare skin, even with carbon fiber tripod legs. We discovered this old barn called Summit Farm while driving around and the landowner gave us permission to climb the hill behind it and photograph it. The barn is the sole surviving structure of a ghost town in Maine called Davidson, founded in 1901. There used to be a train station, general store, dance/movie hall, two boarding homes, a schoolhouse, clothespin factory, lumber mill, barbershop, blacksmith shop, dairy, several homes, and even wooden sidewalks. All that remains now are a few foundations and the barn. The farmer didn’t know the year the farm was built, but likely in the late 1800s. He took us inside and showed us the unique ship beams used to construct it.
Camera settings: 200mm, f/14, ISO 50, 1/80.
Stitching data: 3 rows of 13 images.
Equipment used: Nikon D810, Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 VR II, and Really Right Stuff TVC-34L tripod, leveling base, & pano/gimbal head. Edited with Lightroom, aligned with PTGui, and manually blended via masks in Photoshop.
This 1,012-megapixel VAST photo is one of the highest definition photographs ever created. It has a resolution equivalent to 488 HDTVs.
|Date & Time||March 12, 2017: 10:14am|
|Megapixels per Exposure||36.3|
|Lens||Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II|
|Number of Exposures||39|
|Aspect Ratio||1 : 2.18|
|File Size||5,780 MB|
|Width @ 300ppi (perfect)||13.06 feet|
|Height @ 300ppi||5.98 feet|
|Width @ 150ppi (near-perfect)||26.12 feet|
|Height @ 150ppi||11.96 feet|
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