• This is What a Moonset Looks Like with an Ultra-Telephoto Lens

    11 monthes ago - By Peta Pixel

    Using lens compression to capture a giant moon is nothing new, but photographer Daniel López has taken things to a whole level. He set up an ultra -telephoto lens about 10 miles away from a volcano and captured this mind-blowing 2-minute video that shows a moonset in real-time .
    The focal length, distance, and people on the volcano make the moon look like it's a Death Star colliding into the Earth.
    López shot the footage near Mount Teide in the Canary Islands off the coast of Africa. He used a giant telescopic lens, Canon teleconverters, and a Sony a6300 camera.
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