May 20th Eclipse - post your pics

Discussion in 'Nature' started by speedandstyle, May 20, 2012.

  1. speedandstyle

    speedandstyle Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    I guess I am the first to post some pics of the eclipse.

    The first pic was taken through a welders mask - eery effect!

    These two images were taken with a Vivitar 135mm at f5.6 and 1/2000 of a second.



    The sun was setting fast and so these didn't come out as well as I had wished. I took some others but these turned out the best.
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  2. chicks

    chicks Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Feb 1, 2012
    The Big Valley, CA
  3. RussellOlaguer

    RussellOlaguer Mu-43 Veteran

    Feb 12, 2012
    Paranaque, Philippines
    Real Name:
    Russell Olaguer
    Taken using 20mm.
    Used the wrong lens. Should have used the longer focal lenght.
    Picture is cropped like hell. Hehehe!

    Used an ND4 filter + some kodak negative film to lessen sun's intensity

  4. oldoldold

    oldoldold Mu-43 Regular

    Sep 24, 2011
    Broomfield, CO
    Real Name:
    Joe Milan
    looks like we have two threads going.
    We had only a partial here in Colorado. I used 3 or 4 colored plastic filters to cut the sun's intensity.
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  5. RobWatson

    RobWatson Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Eclipse party at Grandpas

    Not really a party but we had fun and tritips!

    I setup with a 350mm F4 finder scope and a 25mm eyepiece and projected the suns image into a cardboard box. I took photos of the eclipse in the box. Not the safest method but it does let everyone get a look without having them bump into the setup.


    My youngest slapped on a pair of eclipse glasses and took a look while standing right in the path of my projected image ... I like it!


    The actual eclipse photos ... pretty lame. This one is pretty close to the maximum. The light was very eerie at the time.


    I held up my solar filter and shot at the eclipse and got a blurry reflection of myself ... kind of cool.


    EP-1 ISO200 A priority with Oly 40-150mm lens.
  6. dennisk

    dennisk Mu-43 Regular

    Jul 4, 2011
    Bay Area, California
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