As the Sun rose, a nearly
full Moon set in this
vista captured last Monday from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
In the foreground, the reddened early morning sunlight
illuminates a stretch of South Atlantic coastline.
Looking toward the west, in a
scene that is a familiar one to Rio's Ipanema
favela Vidigal is nestled
below the twin peaks of
Morro Dois Irmãos (Two Brothers Hill).
multiple-exposure image recorded the
steady progress of the dramatic moonset with a 6.5 minute gap
between each frame.
Flying from their nests at the break of dawn, all the ocean birds
appear only in the