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Yosemite Merced River Forest

316 MEGAPIXELS
A close-up of "Yosemite Merced River Forest" by Jim Tarpo: an ultra-high-resolution VAST photo.
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316 megapixels! A very high resolution, large-format VAST photo of a forest with a river that deer are drinking from; fine art nature photograph of the Merced River created by Jim Tarpo in Yosemite National Park, California

Yosemite Merced River Forest

316 MEGAPIXEL VAST PHOTO
Yosemite National Park, California

Having just driven out of the tunnel on on Wawona Road, I spotted a few deer grazing on the opposite shore of the Merced River. I somehow managed to get set up for this large panorama before they scurried off (barely). This would be a great image to bring in the outdoors via a large wall mural.

Date & TimeAugust 28, 2015:  12:47pm
LocationYosemite National Park, California
Coordinates37.734000, -119.640000
Focal Length70mm
Aperture-
Shutter-
ISO-
Num of Exposures14

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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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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.
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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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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)

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Total Pixels315,976,266 px
Width27,886 px
Height11,331 px
Aspect Ratio2.46 : 1
Date & TimeAugust 28, 2015:  12:47pm
LocationYosemite National Park, California
Coordinates37.734000, -119.640000
Focal Length70mm
Aperture-
Shutter-
ISO-
Num of Exposures14

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small
2 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 7x3 in
  • Marketing prints < 15x6 in
  • Use on webpages at sizes smaller than full‑screen
  • Wallpapers for devices with low‑resolution screens
medium
10 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 17x7 in
  • Marketing prints < 33x13 in
  • Use on webpages at full‑screen sizes
  • Wallpapers for devices with high‑resolution screens
large
50 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 37x15 in
  • Marketing prints < 74x30 in
  • Large murals viewed from > 12 ft
  • Massive murals viewed from > 25 ft
huge
250 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 83x34 in
  • Marketing prints < 165x67 in
  • Large murals viewed from > 6 ft
  • Massive murals viewed from > 11 ft
full file
316 megapixels
  • Fine art prints < 93x38 in
  • Marketing prints < 186x76 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
< 7x3 in < 15x6 in less than
full-screen use
low-resolution
screens
medium
10 megapixels
< 17x7 in < 33x13 in full-screen use high-resolution
screens
large
50 megapixels
< 37x15 in < 74x30 in if viewers will be
> 12 ft away
if viewers will be
> 25 ft away
huge
250 megapixels
< 83x34 in < 165x67 in if viewers will be
> 6 ft away
if viewers will be
> 11 ft away
full file
316 megapixels
< 93x38 in < 186x76 in if viewers will be
> 5 ft away
if viewers will be
> 10 ft away
Photo id: 10440