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Sunburst

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A close-up of "Sunburst" by Tim Shields: an ultra-high-resolution VAST photo.
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339 megapixels! A very high resolution, large-format VAST photo print of a lake with evergreen trees and a large mountain rockface in the foreground; wilderness landscape photograph created by Tim Shields in Sunburst Mountain, British Columbia, Canada

Sunburst

339 MEGAPIXEL VAST PHOTO
Sunburst Mountain, British Columbia, Canada

When I first laid eyes upon this mountain, I thought it was so beautiful that it was created by an artist.

Standing on the edge of the lake I sought to find a spot where the shoreline formed a curved frame around the bottom of the mountain's reflection. When I found this specific spot, I knew I had found something unique and beautiful beyond words.

I waited all afternoon at this location to get the perfect picture. The lake's surface was rippled by the wind, and there was no reflection. It was looking like the picture I had in my mind was not going to become a reality.

But just before sunset the wind died down and the surface of the water became still which created an incredible reflection of Sunburst Peak. The sun's light became a warm glow that bathed the mountain in warmth. The only sound was the click of my camera's shutter.

I have never seen another image of this mountain that is quite like this one. It speaks to me of the vastness of the mountains, of grandeur, and of the beauty and symmetry that can be found in nature.

This print looks incredible on the wall in homes and workplaces. It has a wow factor that makes people stop and stare at it. I have no doubt it will look incredible on the wall wherever you are imagining it should be placed.

Date & TimeSeptember 3, 2019:  5:57pm - 6:00pm
LocationSunburst Mountain, British Columbia, Canada
Coordinates50.902879, -115.657908
Focal Length45mm
Aperturef/14
Shutter3 sec
ISO160
Num of Exposures17

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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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Mounting brace floats the display
off the wall by 3/4 inch
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339 megapixels!
Paper print
Shine-enhancing
protective coating
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 merchandise for sale
Not for use laminated in or onto glass in North America
Non-exclusive (i.e. we may license the photo to others)

For a premium license that gives exclusivity, glass-related use in North America, or use in merchandise for sale, contact us.

Total Pixels338,659,674 px
Width24,537 px
Height13,802 px
Aspect Ratio1.78 : 1
Date & TimeSeptember 3, 2019:  5:57pm - 6:00pm
LocationSunburst Mountain, British Columbia, Canada
Coordinates50.902879, -115.657908
Focal Length45mm
Aperturef/14
Shutter3 sec
ISO160
Num of Exposures17

How much resolution do I need?

Here are some rough guidelines for this specific photo:

small
2 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 6x4 in
  • Marketing prints < 13x7 in
  • Use on webpages at sizes smaller than full‑screen
  • Wallpapers for devices with low‑resolution screens
medium
10 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 14x8 in
  • Marketing prints < 28x16 in
  • Use on webpages at full‑screen sizes
  • Wallpapers for devices with high‑resolution screens
large
50 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 31x18 in
  • Marketing prints < 63x35 in
  • Large murals viewed from > 15 ft
  • Massive murals viewed from > 29 ft
huge
250 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 70x40 in
  • Marketing prints < 141x79 in
  • Large murals viewed from > 7 ft
  • Massive murals viewed from > 13 ft
full file
339 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 82x46 in
  • Marketing prints < 164x92 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
< 6x4 in < 13x7 in less than
full-screen use
low-resolution
screens
medium
10 megapixels
< 14x8 in < 28x16 in full-screen use high-resolution
screens
large
50 megapixels
< 31x18 in < 63x35 in if viewers will be
> 15 ft away
if viewers will be
> 29 ft away
huge
250 megapixels
< 70x40 in < 141x79 in if viewers will be
> 7 ft away
if viewers will be
> 13 ft away
full file
339 megapixels
< 82x46 in < 164x92 in if viewers will be
> 6 ft away
if viewers will be
> 11 ft away
Photo id: 10556