Fire In The Sky  

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Uploaded: 03/10/15 7:23 PM GMT
Fire In The Sky
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These are natural circles, not computer graphics. The bright disk is the sun. The dark disk is the moon. I clicked an eclipse of the sun on May 20, 2012 as the sun was going down over the Estrella mountains near Phoenix, AZ. The eclipse photo is framed by blending it with a picture of a rotating ellipse. It is a time exposure of a penlight swinging as a pendulum on a string hanging from the ceiling of a dark room (with camera on the floor facing up). PS: I want to caution anyone photographing a solar eclipse to use proper eye protection.


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03/10/15 8:51 PM GMT
Wow! You put a lot of work into this fine piece. It all works so well together. What a great idea to do a time exposure with the penlight setup. Kudos!!!
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Emptiness is not nothingness. It is simply the opposite of full of it.
03/10/15 9:35 PM GMT
Whoa, Ted, what a remarkable creation...very clever, unique, dramatic, and well done...for the contest I hope...if so best of luck...faved.
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03/11/15 7:09 PM GMT
Ted, very well done and very informative. Best wishes in the contest should you enter this.
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03/13/15 5:05 AM GMT
Very cool, your photo says alot. your talent is on display in this great photo.
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03/16/15 2:32 PM GMT
A unique and beautiful image - very nice work Ted. Good Luck in the contest.
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Life is a Constant Audition
03/20/15 2:39 PM GMT
This was a great entry Ted. Congrats on your placement in the contest.


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People are like cameras--sometimes they lose focus.
03/20/15 3:21 PM GMT
Congratulations on your 5th place win in the Circles contest. Once again, I love the creativity of using a pendulum time-exposure. Great idea!
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Emptiness is not nothingness. It is simply the opposite of full of it.
03/20/15 5:15 PM GMT
Congratulations, Ted...this easily could have placed higher in my opinion.
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03/21/15 12:11 AM GMT
Congratulations Ted. This is quite an amazing piece of work with great impact
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My thanks to all who leave comments for my work and to those of you who like one enough to make it a favourite. To touch just one person that way makes each image worthwhile. . . . . . . . . .. . . . "The question is not what you look at, but what you see" ~ Marcel Proust
03/22/15 12:27 AM GMT
Congrats on your placement in the contest Ted.
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Life's moments are sweet. I just want to capture all that I can of them.
03/24/15 5:44 AM GMT
Congrats ona a super image and for placing in the contest!
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03/25/15 11:31 AM GMT
Congrats on your win.

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The reason why the sun sets in the evening is because it wants to see the sunrise in the morning. I rise in the morning because I want to see them both. RvdB
11/06/15 4:07 AM GMT
That's an outstanding image. Good idea for the eye protectors though.
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Quality not quantity.

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