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Offline Bish

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Solar Eclipse
« on: March 20, 2015, 02:38:20 PM »
In the UK today we had a near total solar eclipse.

I was at work, which normally involves interviewing customers face to face, so little time to get outside, and the weather was forecast to be overcast, so didn't take my DSLR with me to work.

Luckily, I always have an old point and shoot tucked away just in case, as I managed to pop my head out for five minutes and had the slightest break in the clouds.

So, with a Fuji F20, using optical and digital zoom (yes I know), here is my attempt at a solar eclipse.

Day 079 - Solar Eclipse by GTS Photography UK, on Flickr

I have put it in here, as it in a non-Canon photo, if the mods want to put in the photos section, I'll leave that up to them.
C&C always welcome. If you want to try re-editing any of my shots, feel free.

Canon 550D 18-55 IS, 75-300 kit lens, 50mm f1.8, YN565EX

Offline Doodle

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Re: Solar Eclipse
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2015, 03:58:15 PM »
Hey..it works for me (using a P&S with both zooms).  You have a bunch of us beat out! 
Also, I rather like the clouds as part of the image. I really do.
Nice one Bish!
Take your camera with you dammit. You can't take your next "best photo" if your camera is sitting at home in the bag, now can you?

Offline Ochotona

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Re: Solar Eclipse
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2015, 04:45:37 PM »
Yes, nice!  I wouldn't point my t2i at the sun anyway so I think point and shoot was the way to go!

Offline Suka

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Re: Solar Eclipse
« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2015, 07:14:15 PM »
Really nice shot with what you had available.