Posts Tagged ‘totalsolareclipse’

Photographing Stunt Biker Danny MacAskill in Front of a Solar Eclipse

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One of the many amazing photographs that emerged after the recent total solar eclipse was this epic shot of stunt biker Danny MacAskill soaring down a hill with the moon eclipsing the sun in the background. Many on the Internet immediately called the shot a “fake,” but it’s far from it.

It took photographer Rutger Pauw quite a bit of planning and a healthy dose of luck to capture the memorable photograph.
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A Music Video Shot Live During a Total Solar Eclipse

During the total solar eclipse on March 20th, 2015, the Faroese doom metal band Hamferð took the opportunity to shoot a creative live music video for their song “Deyðir Varðar” from a mountain in the Faroe Islands. It’s a 6 minute 36 second video in which the world goes completely dark and the total eclipse can be clearly seen in the background.

Time-Lapse Captures the Two Minutes of Darkness Caused by the Total Solar Eclipse

Here’s a time-lapse showing the total solar eclipse today (March 20th, 2015), as seen by Bjarni Enghamar from the town of Tórshavn in the Faroe Islands (an archipelago found halfway between Norway and Iceland). Midway through the video, the whole landscape is plunged into darkness as the Moon blocks out the Sun for about two minutes.


P.S. Here’s some real time footage of the same eclipse seen above the cloud line from the same islands.

A Lucky Photograph of the Solar Eclipse

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Beautiful photo compositions generally require a keen eye and a quick shutter finger, but sometimes luck plays a huge role as well. That’s what happened today for UK-based photographer Amy Shore, who was photographing the total solar eclipse from her backyard in Leicestershire. A bird flew into Shore’s frame as the Moon was passing over the face of the Sun, adding a unique touch to her shot.
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Unbelievable Composite Image of a Solar Corona During a Total Solar Eclipse

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This incredible image, which shows a breathtakingly beautiful solar corona surrounding the moon during a total solar eclipse, is actually not one photo at all — it’s a combination of 47 images taken using two lenses. Read more…

Total Solar Eclipse Time-Lapse Captures Shadow Sweeping Across the Land

Last month, there was a total solar eclipse that was visible to people in Australia. Photographer Colin Legg captured the whole thing as three separate time-lapse videos (seen above). The short but beautiful clips show the moon passing in front of the sun, a darkness sweeping across the vast landscape, and the moon’s shadow sweeping across the sky!
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