The Comet and the Child | Juan Carlos Casado

Photographer
Juan Carlos Casado
Email
skylook@tierrayestrellas.com
Location of photo
Llers, Catalonia, Europe
Date/Time of photo
2013 March 20th, about 19 h UT
Equipment
A 300 mm f/2.8 coupled to a Canon 5D Mark III camera.
Description
I have obtained this image of Panstarrs Comet (C/2011 L4) on March 20th, 2013, beginning of northern spring. It was difficult to place and coordinate my son Jokin with only 6 years old on a ladder, just 50 meters away considering also that he could not see the comet. For this image I used a 300 mm telephoto lens, so that the effect of perspective seems to look and try to reach the comet. The first quarter moon provides ambient lighting that illuminates the figure.
Website
www.starryearth.com

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