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Sunset at Puuhonua O Honaunau

164 MEGAPIXELS
A close-up of "Sunset at Puuhonua O Honaunau" by John Freeman: an ultra-high-resolution VAST photo.
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164 megapixels! A very high resolution, large-format VAST photo print of a tropical sunset scene with the ocean, palm trees, and the setting sun; landscape photograph created by John Freeman in Puuhonua O Honaunau, Big Island, Hawaii

Sunset at Puuhonua O Honaunau

164 MEGAPIXEL VAST PHOTO
Puuhonua O Honaunau, Big Island, Hawaii

Pu`uhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park. We had spent the afternoon snorkeling here and we waited for the sunset to shoot some photos. Located on the coast of Honaunau Bay in South Kona.

Puuhonua o Honaunau immerses you in Hawaiian culture. This 180-acre national historic park was once the home of royal grounds and a place of refuge for ancient Hawaiian lawbreakers. Kapu, or sacred laws, were of utmost importance to Hawaiian culture and the breaking of kapu could mean death. A kapu-breaker's only chance for survival was to evade his pursuers and make it to a puuhonua, or a sacred place of refuge. Once there, a ceremony of absolution would take place and the law-breaker would be able to return to society.

Date & TimeDecember 24, 2016:  6:30pm
LocationPuuhonua O Honaunau, Big Island, Hawaii
Coordinates19.422288, -155.911270
Focal Length200mm
Aperturef/20
Shutter1/60 , 1/125 , 1/30, 1/250 ,1/15 sec.
ISO160
Num of Exposures51

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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:

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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
Handmade by certified master printmakers with over 4 decades of experience
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Worldwide, perpetual usage*
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Total Pixels163,989,020 px
Width20,885 px
Height7,852 px
Aspect Ratio2.66 : 1
Date & TimeDecember 24, 2016:  6:30pm
LocationPuuhonua O Honaunau, Big Island, Hawaii
Coordinates19.422288, -155.911270
Focal Length200mm
Aperturef/20
Shutter1/60 , 1/125 , 1/30, 1/250 ,1/15 sec.
ISO160
Num of Exposures51

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164 megapixels
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  • Marketing prints < 139x52 in
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full file
164 megapixels
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> 7 ft away
if viewers will be
> 14 ft away
Photo id: 10915