Extra Reach for Shooting the Moon

Now here’s a novel way to shoot the moon: stack five separate Canon 2x extenders to boost the focal length of your 800mm lens. Supposedly (and surprisingly) this rig actually captured a decent photograph of the moon.

This was done by the folks over at BorrowLenses. Josh from BorrowLenses said that with 5 extenders, the moon was actually bigger than the frame and the whole setup was “bending and flexing”:

With 3 extenders the photo turns out a lot better:

When you have as much gear as they do at your disposal, you have a wider range of ways to have fun with gear experiments.  petapixel.com

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