Playing with the Moon

Aside: It's been a while since I posted because I somehow messed up my blog code over Christmas and I needed time to work out what was going wrong. I seem to have fixed it so I'm back.

I wanted to do a quick post about something I was reminded about on Twitter earlier. Moon Games is a series of photographs by Laurent Laveder which use perspective to play with the Moon when it is near the horizon. Each photograph appears to show a foreground person interacting with the Moon as if it were next to them. I first saw Laurent's images when they used a hula-hoop to illustrate an eclipse for APoD back in 2006. There are some really nice compositions and I particularly like the one with a figure trying to lasso the Moon and this one where someone appears to be painting it. If you haven't seen them before, they are well worth a look.

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Posted in astro blog by Stuart on Wednesday 25th Jan 2012 (20:47 GMT) | 4 Comments | Permalink

Comments: Playing with the Moon

Hi Stuart,

My name's Koby and I work for Pulse Communications out of the Australian Ogilvy PR office.

We're currently working with the Department of Innovation and their upcoming project, the Square Kilometre Array telescope. I have an opportunity that may be of interest to you and your readers.

Could you please shoot me an email to discuss?

Thanks Stuart, and great work on the blog.



Posted by Koby Geddes on Tuesday 07th Feb 2012 (04:21 UTC)

buen blog muy interesante

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Posted by dina on Wednesday 15th Feb 2012 (01:18 UTC)

great info.


Posted by prakash on Thursday 08th Mar 2012 (06:20 UTC)

nice post,

Posted by prakash on Friday 23rd Mar 2012 (07:30 UTC)


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