Gallery: Annular Eclipse, 2012 May

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Re: Gallery: Annular Eclipse, 2012 May

Post by Tucker512 » Mon May 28, 2012 3:26 am

Annular Eclipse Over Zion Canyon
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Copyright: Scott Tucker Finally had a chance to really go through my annular eclipse photos and have one in particular I'm quite happy with. We drove from Tucson, AZ, to Zion National Park, Utah. The hope was to have some fantastic foreground scenery. I calculated using Google Earth that there was a location in the park where we would get annularity right above some great cliffs and peaks. We heard later that park rangers were turning people away at the gates because there was nowhere in the park where the cliffs wouldn't block the sun that late in the day. Which was generally true, but we managed to find the one magic spot! It was on a hairpin turn just below the 1.1-mile-long tunnel coming in from the east entrance. The tunnel was closed the next afternoon due to a fire and all traffic was blocked from the road we were on. So glad that didn't happen the day of the eclipse! All in all, an amazing event in an amazing place.

The image here is a composite of 8 exposures of different exposure times all shot in quick succession. Details below.

Camera: Canon EOS Rebel T3i
Lens: Canon EF 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II
Focal Length: 34mm
F-stop: f/8.0
ISO: 100
Shutter Speeds: 1/15, 1/30, 1/60, 1/125, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000 unfiltered, plus 1/125 filtered (from 7:38:09 to 7:38:58 PM MDT)
Processing: Unfiltered images were averaged in MaxIm DL, then stretched using digital development processing to compress the tonal range. Then lots of Photoshop magic!

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Thanks for checking it out!
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Re: Gallery: Annular Eclipse, 2012 May

Post by geckzilla » Mon May 28, 2012 3:30 am

What's it look like without the Photoshop magic? It looks odd with the eclipsed moon being the blackest thing in the image.
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Post by Chris Peterson » Mon May 28, 2012 4:07 am

geckzilla wrote:What's it look like without the Photoshop magic? It looks odd with the eclipsed moon being the blackest thing in the image.
Without the processing, it would look like an uneclipsed Sun (which is how it appeared visually at totality). Of course, under any conditions the eclipsed portion cannot be darker than the sky. A properly constructed high dynamic range image would show the eclipsed portion with the same color and intensity as the sky (Earthshine could actually make it just a hair brighter than that, although I don't think you could ever see that).
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Post by owlice » Mon May 28, 2012 2:45 pm

Copyright: David Mostardi
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Copyright: Luis Gonzalez
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Re: Gallery: Annular Eclipse, 2012 May

Post by Tucker512 » Mon May 28, 2012 8:35 pm

Annular Eclipse Over Zion Canyon
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Copyright: Scott Tucker Thanks for the feedback. Something was bugging me about that but I couldn't quite figure out what it was. Here is a revised version with the moon the same brightness as the sky. (I left it just a touch darker so the outline of the sun can be seen clearly.)

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Post by owlice » Sun Jun 03, 2012 2:02 pm

Copyright: Peter Boehringer
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Post by Valerie » Tue Jun 05, 2012 10:28 pm

Annular Eclipse with Fraunhofer Diffraction

Shot with a Toyo 4x5 Field Camera and Schneider 135mm on film, May 20, 2012.
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Post by owlice » Wed Jun 06, 2012 11:34 am

Copyright: Betsy Robertus
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Post by sylvain_copernic » Thu Jun 07, 2012 4:32 am

hello,

I took in Asakusa, Japan !!!

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