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Capturing the 2017 total solar eclipse


posted on 4th of august, 2017

 



On Monday, August 21, 2017 there will be rare celestial event visible in the United States: A total solar eclipse. The umbra, or the deepest shadow cast by the moon completely blocking out the light of the sun will trace a band across 14 states from Oregon to South Carolina. The eclipse will also be partially visible everywhere in North America, northern parts of South America and in some parts of Western Europe and Africa.

For photographers this is an opportunity to take some stunning shots but it will take some preparation. Even in the center of the totality band the total eclipse will only last two and a half minutes as the shadow of the moon crosses the surface of the earth thousands of kilometers per hour.

So, to prepare for this event, begin by sorting out your...

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Comments (2)

Posted by Gauravjdp2014 on August 06, 2017
Great i loved the second one..a peaceful relaxing image...
Posted by Cathconvey on August 04, 2017
Great article and photos!



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