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Re: Total Solar Eclipse, U.S.A., 21 August 2017
« Reply #30 on: August 11, 2017, 09:52:55 »
Since i won't be coming i want to say good luck in capturing the eclipse and enjoying the moment!

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Re: Total Solar Eclipse, U.S.A., 21 August 2017
« Reply #31 on: August 11, 2017, 10:31:22 »
Fanie, that is a fantastic image!
Let me join the best wishes and great success of capturing the solar eclipse!
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Re: Total Solar Eclipse, U.S.A., 21 August 2017
« Reply #32 on: August 11, 2017, 18:00:46 »
Only 10 days to go now. I'll be in a the Blue Ridge Mountains, GA on the day. However, weather these last few weeks doesn't inspire confidence. I've lost count of how many storm fronts have passed through our part of Georgia these last few weeks. That being so, I may have to ditch the gear and do a quick relocate elsewhere in the mountains if there's any blue sky close to hand.


This will be my first total solar eclipse (maybe). I missed out some years ago on one because of 10/10ths cloud. So disappointed that I cannot even remember where I was in the world at the time.
Ray Bundy

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Re: Total Solar Eclipse, U.S.A., 21 August 2017
« Reply #33 on: August 18, 2017, 22:38:39 »
Well, wish me luck (no clouds)!
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Re: Total Solar Eclipse, U.S.A., 21 August 2017
« Reply #34 on: August 18, 2017, 22:48:15 »
John, I wish you luck!
I can hardly wait to see the images...
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Re: Total Solar Eclipse, U.S.A., 21 August 2017
« Reply #35 on: August 18, 2017, 22:52:16 »
I couldn't help wishing good luck to all shooters.

I'm looking forward to seeing different aspects of this great pageant of the nature!
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Re: Total Solar Eclipse, U.S.A., 21 August 2017
« Reply #36 on: August 18, 2017, 23:17:26 »
Thanks Jakov! 

I hope I get something worth sharing, if not perhaps the fish will be biting.

Calling me a rank amateur would be an insult to rank amateurs.
So, I am going to try very hard to follow the advice not to fiddle with cameras so much as to miss the experience.
John C. Dowdy, Ph.D.

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Re: Total Solar Eclipse, U.S.A., 21 August 2017
« Reply #37 on: August 19, 2017, 06:50:30 »
I intend to make photos with several cameras, but am prepared for all photographic systems to go haywire.  In that case I'll just sit and enjoy the eclipse. If I do get anything, I'll try to post from the road...from the observation site immediately after totality if possible.
Keith B., Santa Monica, CA, USA

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Re: Total Solar Eclipse, U.S.A., 21 August 2017
« Reply #38 on: August 19, 2017, 08:29:21 »
The experience of a total solar eclipse is something one remembers for life, with or without camera being used. I have witnessed a number of near-total eclipses, and taken enjoyable photos on the occasions, but still vividly remember the total eclipse of '54. A perfect day for Eclipse at there was scarcely even a speck of white on the summer sky. The sudden chill and the abrupt silence from all living creatures made a strong impression. (I was on the southern Coast of Norway, far away from any city or settlement).

Wish all of you the best luck with the Weather Gods being co-operative for this event. It surely cannot rain all over that vast country on the 21st :D

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Re: Total Solar Eclipse, U.S.A., 21 August 2017
« Reply #39 on: August 20, 2017, 18:25:19 »
good luck all of you brave hearts and good weather!
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Re: Total Solar Eclipse, U.S.A., 21 August 2017
« Reply #40 on: August 22, 2017, 05:38:41 »
Sun has gone down now, anyone get some nice results?

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Re: Total Solar Eclipse, U.S.A., 21 August 2017
« Reply #41 on: August 22, 2017, 05:45:43 »
Sun has gone down now, anyone get some nice results?

Kuri has post some nice ones here:

http://nikongear.net/revival/index.php/topic,6432.0.html
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