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Trunks

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A close-up of "Trunks" by Scott Dimond: an ultra-high-resolution VAST photo.
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403 megapixels! A very high resolution, large-format VAST photo print of trees on a snowy hill; abstract nature landscape photograph created by Scott Dimond in Kootenay National Park, Alberta, Canada

In Banff National Park, along the TransCanada highway between the townsites of Banff and Lake Louse, is the junction with Hwy 93 south. Driving south on that road, you will not only cross the continental divide but will simultaneously enter both the province of British Columbia and Kootenay National Park. Kootenay NP is one of the seven contiguous parks that form the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks World Heritage Site.

Kootenay National Park was established in 1920 as part of an agreement to build a new road across the Canadian Rockies. It is a park full of contrasts that include icy mountain streams and hot springs. Unfortunately, Kootenay National Park has had more than its fair share of forest fires. The years 1968 and 2017 saw large damaging fires but 2003 was the biggest with flames consuming 17,000 hectares.

Driving along Hwy 93 there are vast sections of the mountainside where branchless burnt trees stand as far as the eye can see. This somewhat disturbing view is all part of the cycle of nature with lightning to blame for the damage. In the spring and summer, there are lots of signs of the forest’s recovery but in the winter, under a blanket of snow, the landscape turns surreal and it was this view that I wanted to capture with this high-resolution VAST photo.

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Date & TimeMarch 20, 2017:  1:15pm - 1:45pm
LocationKootenay National Park, Alberta, Canada
Coordinates51.152092, -116.155145
Focal Length600mm
Aperturef20
Shutter1/250
ISO400
Num of Exposures57

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A very high resolution, large-format VAST photo of rocks, stones, and pebbles on a beach; texture photograph created by Scott Dimond in Cape Enrage, New Brunswick, CanadaA very high resolution, large-format VAST photo print of bales of hay; wallpaper photograph created by Scott Dimond in Aldersyde, Alberta, Canada
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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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Shine-enhancing
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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)
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 Pixels402,870,182 px
Width26,273 px
Height15,334 px
Aspect Ratio1.71 : 1
Date & TimeMarch 20, 2017:  1:15pm - 1:45pm
LocationKootenay National Park, Alberta, Canada
Coordinates51.152092, -116.155145
Focal Length600mm
Aperturef20
Shutter1/250
ISO400
Num of Exposures57

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small
2 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 6x4 in
  • Marketing prints < 12x7 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 < 62x36 in
  • Large murals viewed from > 15 ft
  • Massive murals viewed from > 30 ft
huge
250 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 69x40 in
  • Marketing prints < 138x81 in
  • Large murals viewed from > 7 ft
  • Massive murals viewed from > 13 ft
full file
403 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 88x51 in
  • Marketing prints < 175x102 in
  • Large murals viewed from > 5 ft
  • Massive murals viewed from > 10 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 < 12x7 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 < 62x36 in if viewers will be
> 15 ft away
if viewers will be
> 30 ft away
huge
250 megapixels
< 69x40 in < 138x81 in if viewers will be
> 7 ft away
if viewers will be
> 13 ft away
full file
403 megapixels
< 88x51 in < 175x102 in if viewers will be
> 5 ft away
if viewers will be
> 10 ft away
Photo id: 10731