"Impossible" supermoon photo debunked


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Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2018/02/05/impossible-supermoon-photo.html


#2

Doesn’t this Lik fellow know that there’s an Internet out there?


#3

You left out two wolves.


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#5

I don’t know if the “Three Shoop Moon” t-shirt will go viral.


#6

Shouldn’t the clouds go in front of the moon? Or are these space clouds?


#7

He left out Paul Ryan


#8

Spongmonkey clouds?

we like the moon
It is up in the sky
It’s up there very high
But not as high as maybe
Dirigibles or zeppelins
Or lightbulbs!
And maybe clouds
And puffins also I think maybe they go quite high too
Maybe not as high as the moon
'Cause the moon is very high…


#9

Inch by inch, pixel by pixel, Peter Lik draws ever closer to Thomas Kinkade territory.


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image

The moon has always been a source of great inspiration to artists


#12

and

I still contemplate buying it.


#13

Buy the original:


#14

Aside from the fact it would take a telephoto lens the size of telephone pole…


#15

At that scale I think it would just be called a telescope.


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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ej9w6KMn4Y0


#17

But wasn’t that an homage to this?

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ETA which is definitely not a shoop; those cats love playing their keyboards.


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#20

Unusually disturbing.