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  Reply # 716962 14-Nov-2012 11:37 Send private message

I tried to do a time-lapse series of photos to compile into a video but I didn't clear my memory card! Only got a few frames.

But here's one of them.

Taken in Christchurch.




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  Reply # 716981 14-Nov-2012 11:55 Send private message

SaltyNZ: We were able to see it through the break in the clouds through a black plastic garbage bag.

Is that safe? I wouldn't have thought so...

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  Reply # 716994 14-Nov-2012 12:18 Send private message

BurningBeard: I tried to do a time-lapse series of photos to compile into a video but I didn't clear my memory card! Only got a few frames.

But here's one of them.

Taken in Christchurch.


That's an excellent shot.

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  Reply # 717017 14-Nov-2012 13:04 Send private message

I didn't see anything, what did I do wrong. I saw some photos my friend took, they saw it. I live in Te Puke had my camera and sunglasses ready at the right time but didn't see a thing, just the sun as usual. I did notice weird dark blue gloomy lighting but nothing else. My friend was in rotorua, not that much difference surely.

Is it just that my camera was so blinded by light it couldn't pick it up? I don't really get it what am i missing am i immune from seeing the eclipse? what is so great about this video..http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_dTrZOZbqA

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  Reply # 717025 14-Nov-2012 13:32 Send private message

I'd say it's as you suggested, the sensor was probably overwhelmed or something. In that video you posted, you could see the actual eclipse in the lens flare.

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  Reply # 717075 14-Nov-2012 14:48 Send private message

This is my shot from this morning.







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  Reply # 717092 14-Nov-2012 15:06 Send private message

qwerty7: I didn't see anything, what did I do wrong.


Never mind, I hear there's a better one in 2028. :-D




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  Reply # 717264 14-Nov-2012 17:44 Send private message

bazzer: I'd say it's as you suggested, the sensor was probably overwhelmed or something. In that video you posted, you could see the actual eclipse in the lens flare.

yes i noticed that my images look like the sun in the video though, just  a bright round disc. So in the video that bright round disc was not a bright round disc and just looked like that due to the camera not being able to cope with the amount of sunlight?. Bummer, in 2028 im going to have welding helmets and tinted lenses galoreCry

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  Reply # 717410 14-Nov-2012 23:53 Send private message

This isn't mine, but it's a nice demonstration of art with limited equipment: Note the eclipse in the lens flare





From: http://sciblogs.co.nz/misc-ience/2012/11/14/nov-14-partial-eclipse-in-wellington-odd-light-and-weird-shadows/


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  Reply # 717525 15-Nov-2012 10:13 Send private message

gzt: This isn't mine, but it's a nice demonstration of art with limited equipment: Note the eclipse in the lens flare




From: http://sciblogs.co.nz/misc-ience/2012/11/14/nov-14-partial-eclipse-in-wellington-odd-light-and-weird-shadows/



I still don't get it , if it is 76% coverage why does the sun still look round?

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