Lonnie's "Not as good as Juanito's" eclipse shot...

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Lonnie's "Not as good as Juanito's" eclipse shot...

Unread postby Lonnie Utah » Thu May 24, 2012 4:16 pm

Yeah, the windmill shot was top shelf. <thumbs up!>

Here was the one I was able to get off the back deck...

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I was bummed about the clouds at the time, but in hindsight, they made the shot.

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Re: Lonnie's "Not as good as Juanito's" eclipse shot...

Unread postby Juanito200 » Fri May 25, 2012 1:06 am

Thanks Lonnie- This beautiful shot makes me wish that I had just a little bit of clouds! It is very mysterious and ethereal. But, I can really see how people in the olden days would have thought that this meant the end of the world, or that the gods were angry or whatever. John
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Re: Lonnie's "Not as good as Juanito's" eclipse shot...

Unread postby bakubo » Fri May 25, 2012 5:07 am

Cool photo!

By the way, a few days ago a 71-year old Japanese man told me that when he was a child he saw a solar eclipse. It was in the countryside in Japan and people built smoky fires so that the smoke would allow people to safely look at the sun. He laughed about how now people go out and buy special glasses to wear. :lol:

I took off from the airport in Tokyo early in the morning on Monday -- just a few minutes before the eclipse. It was an overcast day and Japanese friends the day before had told me that I might be the only one of us to be able to see it since I would be in the air and maybe above the clouds. Unfortunately, I wasn't able to see it because we were in the clouds for a long time.

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Re: Lonnie's "Not as good as Juanito's" eclipse shot...

Unread postby Greg Beetham » Fri May 25, 2012 5:16 am

I think it’s a cool ‘the gods are angry’ shot that has some ‘atmosphere’ Lonnie, I have seen quite a few shots on other sites that aren’t as good with no clouds present at all.
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Re: Lonnie's "Not as good as Juanito's" eclipse shot...

Unread postby Birma » Fri May 25, 2012 1:05 pm

that's a fabulous image Lonnie - very "end of the world"!
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Re: Lonnie's "Not as good as Juanito's" eclipse shot...

Unread postby DrScottNicol » Mon May 28, 2012 1:27 pm

Very atmospheric shot - well done.
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