Sometimes the best timelapse movies are not time lapse at all. This amazing moon rising footage was taken by photographer Mark Gee.
What seems to be a part of the ET bicycle sequence is really a shot of the moon taken with a Canon ID MkIV stacked with a 500mm f/4L lens and a 2x extender, giving the equivalent focal length of 1300mm. (this is about $14,429 worth of gear). The hill in the shot is 2.1km from the Mount Victoria Lookout in Wellington, New Zealand, and is practically across the other side of the city. Click to continue ›