Geoff's Photography - Solar Eclipses


Partial Phases

 

 
A Crescent Sun
The partial eclipse - a bite out of the Sun
 

 
Partial Eclipse
Clouds make a nice solar filter
 

 
Beautiful Rays from the Partial Eclipse
Our last view of the event
 
 


Diamond Rings and Baily's Beads

 


 
Diamond Ring & Puff
Just prior to 2nd contact
 

 
Observing and Photographing the Diamond Ring
Diamond Ring
 

 
Baily's Beads
Just prior to 2nd contact
 
 

 
Diamond Ring
Just after 3rd contact
  

 
Baily's Beads
Just after 3rd contact
 

Totality!

 

 
Totality
A digitally enhanced composite photo
 

 
Multiple Exposure Sequence
The entire eclipse, on a single piece of film
 

 
Before and After
The few minutes surrounding Totality
 
 

 
Observing and Photographing Totality
Standing in the darkness
  
 
 


Other Photos - Before the Eclipse

 

 
Our Observing Site
Overcast and windy at 10:00am
 

 
The Cameras
Ready to capture photons from the Eclipse
 

 
Shelter at the Shed
Eagerly awaiting first contact
 
 

 
The Foreshore
Ceduna has never seen so many cameras
 


Other Photos - During the Eclipse

 

Safe Viewing
Eclipse Shades
 

Pinhole Projection
"Ceduna, 04-12-2002"
 
 

Various Ways of Observing the Eclipse
40 minutes prior to totality
 

5 minutes to go!
Standing amidst the eerie light
 
 


Other Photos - After the Eclipse

 
 
Post-Eclipse Celebrations
Fireworks off the Jetty
 

 

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