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2017 in review - July and August: Game Of Thrones season 7, Helmut Kohl passes away, Tour de France, Hurricane Harvey, Solar Eclipse and more

In our last installment of 2017 in review we took a look at May and June: Soyuz Launches to ISS, Macron Wins French Presidency, Giro D'Italia, Wonder Woman and Spiderman open in theaters and more.Time to have a look at what happened in July and August through our contributors' images:The Polish people have risen against the changes made to the judiciary system by the government. These changes seriously undermine the independence of law and give way to more widespread corruption.... continue reading

Photographing the Solar Eclipse

The August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse was an extremely rare event.On this date, a total solar eclipse crossed the entire United States, coast to coast, for the first time since 1918, providing a tremendous opportunity for people across the United States to witness this amazing celestial event.For those not in the path of totality, there was still the chance to see- and photograph- a partial eclipse event.         Even though I lived in an area that was not in the path of totality... continue reading

Capturing the 2017 total solar eclipse

 On Monday, August 21, 2017 there will be rare celestial event visible in the United States: A total solar eclipse. The umbra, or the deepest shadow cast by the moon completely blocking out the light of the sun will trace a band across 14 states from Oregon to South Carolina. The eclipse will also be partially visible everywhere in North America, northern parts of South America and in some parts of Western Europe and Africa.For photographers this is an opportunity to take some stunning shots... continue reading

Summer time !

It's summer time in Europe ! I created two new collections related to this season.The abstract solar pannels is a collection of closeup of solar pannels with nice blue colors and shapesAbstract Solar pannels                Summer is also the season to water the plants with garden sprinklers !Garden sprinklers[ imgl ] 55972272[ imgl ]                 continue reading

Partial Solar Eclipse

On 20th March i ran out from work for shooting the solar eclipse. Boss i'll be back in 2 hours.But, i have a little problem, i don't have a ND filter, I searched on google "How to shoot a Solar Eclipse, or something like that" and i find out i can use a floppy disk. Lucky me, we have a lots of them in office, we use it till 2, 3 years ago.So with my floppy disk for filter and very cloudy sky i ran out from work to shoot the solar eclipse, in 2 hours I hope to photograph something. After several... continue reading

Solar Eclipse - 20th March 2015

This morning I photographed the Solar Eclipse.Weather conditions were far from perfect, however I managed to get a couple of reasonable shots through small gaps in the clouds.Unfortunately, I did not get any shots at the time of maximum occlusion, the thick cloud cover was total during full occlusion.The maximum occlusion would have given about 95% coverage of the solar disc from where I live, in the north of the United Kingdom.Anyway, here are my images...........not brilliant, but not... continue reading

Solar eclipse 20 th March 2015

Today, 20 th March, 2015 there is an unique event in the world.On the same day: an eclipse of the sun, the spring equinox and the "super moon" at perigee.The disc of the moon, very large because the satellite is at the minimum distance from Earth, has just covered the sun, obscuring it.I am very happy to share with you this event of the solar eclipse that, although Italy has been only partial compared than northern Europe where it was total, anyway it was a spectacular event.This my... continue reading

Sunday 27 - Changing time!

This blog is dedicated to all people that almost once in their life arrived too late or too early because of the changing legal /solar hour or the opposite.Next sunday many of us will need to change the hours in their watches, going back one hour. This means one hour less to sleep :( but one more hour of light in the evening :)!So don't forget to change the time in your watches!!! continue reading

My picture from Dreamstime on the Front Page

My Picture was on the front page of the Philadelphia Inquirer today. An artist’s addedwind turbines around the upper edge and solar panels covering portions of the stadium roof and facade of Lincoln Financial Field in the picture to show what it would look like with the new "Green" features. continue reading

China to witness longest total solar eclipse in 500 years

Solar eclipse gazers gathered at the sides of the Yellow and Yangtze rivers Wednesday morning in northwestern Lanzhou and central Wuhan cities as the moon started to shadow the sun at 8:15 a.m..Partial solar eclipse started at 8:01'27 a.m. in Cona County, Tibet in southwest China, according to an observatory under the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).The county was one of the first places in the country to view the solar eclipse.However, the solar view from Cona was blocked by overcast,... continue reading

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