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306 megapixels! A very high resolution, large-format VAST photo print of the night sky, milky way, and stars; fine art astrophotography landscape photo created by Paul Wilson in New Zealand
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Mounting brace floats the display
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Metal back
Paper print
Acrylic glass

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306 MEGAPIXEL VAST PHOTO
Tekapo, New Zealand
April 3, 2016

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Paul Wilson specializes in capturing the beautiful night sky. He is based in New Zealand, which has some of the best night skies on the planet.

Paul spends many cold nights out under the stars shooting huge nightscape images, gazing up at the night sky emblazoned with light emitting from billions of galaxies.

Companies such as BBC Earth, Futurism, Daily Mail and Unilad, and have featured Paul's work, to name a few. Additionally, his work has generated a huge following on Facebook and Instagram.

He has a close relationship with companies such as Canon, SYRP, Fornax Tracking Mounts, Optolong, and GoPro, always helping them test and refine new equipment.

New Zealand   
nighttime   
landscapes   
astrophotography   
stars   
sky   
milky way   
black   
blue   
green   

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FILE SPECS

Total Pixels305,862,206
Horizontal Pixels23,318
Vertical Pixels13,117
Aspect Ratio1 : 1.78
File Size1,750 MB
Width @ 300ppi (perfect)6.48 feet
Height @ 300ppi3.64 feet
Width @ 150ppi (near-perfect)12.95 feet
Height @ 150ppi7.29 feet

EXPOSURE SPECS

Date & TimeApril 3, 2016:  12:00am
LocationTekapo, New Zealand
Coordinates-44.053218, 170.426634
Focal Length50mm
Aperturef/2
Shutter Speed13 sec
ISO10000
Number of Exposures56
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Certificate of authenticity  
with artist signature

Mounting brace floats the display
off the wall by 1 inch
Metal back
Paper print
Acrylic glass
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41 in
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