Noufonts-Tête de l’Estrop / 408 Kms

 

The most distant sunrise

By Marc Bret
Camera Nikon P900 @ ISO100 – 1/1600
Lens F8 zoom 2000 mm eq.
Date July 16th 2019 – 06:20 aprox
May be  the most distant sunrise photographied in the world.
Five years ago, we managed to portray for the first time the cornices of the Alps from the Pyrenees and it was precisely this mountain our goal from the Canigó. In this new occasion the objective has been to portray it better and from further away, from the top of the Noufonts and this is the result. The Estrop partially eclipsing the great solar disk. Perhaps the astro-landscape photographed further away on our planet, thanks to the peculiar geography that extends between the Alps and the Pyrenees, the clean air and the sun.

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Pic de Finestrelles – Pic Gaspard / Ecrins | 443 km.

Current World Record of distant landscape photography

bp1410102-mbret.jpgBarre des Écrins (4.102 m) is in the middle left of the image.
Taken from Pic de Finestrelles (2.820 m)  at 440 Km, before sunrise.
In the rest of the pictures, another summits can be seen further away.
By Marc Bret (Beyond Horizons team)
Camera Panasonic Lumix FZ72 @ ISO100 – 1/250
Lens Integrated Zoom @ 1200 mm – f./2.8
Date July 16th 2016
Portraying the silhouette of the Barre des Ecrins from the most distant possible summit of the Pyrenees and get a new World Distance Record has been for us the last most recent target. The result is counted in the image: a view from Pic de Finestrelles (2.820 m.) to the Alps.

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