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April 17th, 2014

Lunar Eclipse Over the Trona Pinnacles

Posted By Michael Frye
Lunar eclipse sequence, April 14th and 15th, Trona Pinnacles, CA, USA
Although I live right outside Yosemite National Park, Monday night’s lunar eclipse didn’t seem to line up well with any of Yosemite’s features, so I started looking for other locations – preferably someplace with clear, dark skies, and an interesting foreground. Death Valley came to mind, but then I thought of the Trona Pinnacles, near … 
May 22nd, 2013

Behind The Shot: ‘The Ring of Fire over Horseshoe Bend’ – Colorado River, Page, Arizona

Posted By David Alexander Willis
The Ring of Fire over Horseshoe Bend - Colorado River, Page, Arizona
An annular eclipse is a remarkable event. The moon appears to be encircled by a ring of sunlight, known as the “Ring of Fire”. The term “annular” comes from the Latin word meaning “ring”. This ring effect is caused when the earth’s orbit moves closer to the sun and the apparent size difference looks as … 
May 30th, 2012

Winging It Through the Eclipse

Posted By Michael Frye
Annular eclipse sequence, Manzanita Lake, Lassen Volcanic NP, CA
Right after the annular solar eclipse on May 20th I went to the Google+ Photographers Conference in San Francisco. This was a really fun event—I posted a couple of images from RC Conception’s photo walk on Google+ here and here. But I mention this because I got involved in the conference, and then had a … 
May 21st, 2012

The Annular Eclipse as seen in Albuquerque, NM

Posted By Michael Clark
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Last night, on May 20th, 2012, the annular eclipse lined up perfectly for those of us in New Mexico. I drove down to Albuquerque and shot images of the annular eclipse in the foothills of the Sandia Mountains, just above the city of Albuquerque. All of the images in this blog post, save for one, … 
December 17th, 2010

Photographing Monday Night’s Lunar Eclipse

Posted By Michael Frye
Lunar Eclipse Sequence, 1:23 a.m. to 4:49 a.m., August 28, 2007, Yosemite National Park
Before getting to the topic at hand, I want to thank all of you for your support in launching my new eBook, Light & Land. The first day’s sales were amazing, off the charts, so thanks to all of you who bought a copy. And if you haven’t purchased it yet, there’s still time to get …