Photographer Dan Piech, founder of VAST, a company devoted to advancing the art and craftsmanship of ultra high-quality image-making just created a 620-megapixel photo which is one of the highest definition fine art photographs ever created, with a resolution equivalent to 299 full-HD TVs. This photograph titled “New York Transitions I” captures the dawn of a new day in New York City.
To portray the magic of the skyline at both nighttime and daytime in a single image, Dan planned to create a VAST photo that transitioned from night to day as you move from left to right in the image. He even waited for a snowstorm to gild the city in white. He shot this from the top of one of the tallest buildings between downtown Manhattan and the iconic Midtown Manhattan skyline.
The final image is a result stitching and blending the 105 raw images into a final polished VAST photo. The process that took him over 100 hours due to the exceptionally high resolution of the photo’s canvas and no detail was left untouched during the arduous
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