Tag Archives: Solar eclipse

We Weren’t Alone Watching the Sun Vanish

Everything I have posted about the eclipse so far is about us and what we saw.  However, we weren’t alone.  There were lots of people watching in the same place as us.  During the initial stages of the eclipse, I … Continue reading

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The Lucky Shot I Got By Accident

When totality occurred during the eclipse, I was literally and figuratively in the dark.  I had practiced shots of the sun prior to the day to get the exposure right and, while the eclipse covered up the sun, the remaining … Continue reading

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Trying a Time Lapse of the Eclipse

When thinking about the eclipse and what photos I wanted to get, I did contemplate running a video of the transition.  However, since the start to finish was going to be over two hours, I figured that would be a … Continue reading

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Shooting the Tight Shots

One camera was set up for the eclipse with the 500mm and the 1.4x teleconvertor.  This was the one I was aiming to get the detail shots with.  I had a solar filter mounted on the lens and had experimented … Continue reading

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Planning for the Eclipse

A couple of years ago I started thinking about the total solar eclipse.  We were living in California at the time and I had not long before been to an aviation shoot in Madras Oregon.  Madras was almost directly on … Continue reading

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