Photographer Daniel Lopez has shot the moon before, but never quite like this. For his latest adventure, he decided to mount an ultra telephoto lens onto his camera approximately 10-miles away from a volcano and captured an incredible 2-minute video of a moonset in real-time. Continue reading to see his setup.
“The focal length, distance, and people on the volcano make the moon look like it’s a Death Star colliding into the Earth. Lopez 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,” reports Peta Pixel.