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A super eclipse and hollandaise sauce

On Sunday, January 20, a super blood wolf moon eclipse graced the skies over North America and much of the rest of the world as well. The “super” refers to a full moon when it’s closest to the Earth in it’s slightly elliptical orbit. “Blood” specifies the red color that the moon turns during an [...]

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You can’t get to there from here

One of the longest lunar eclipses (about 100 minutes of totality) will occur tonight but hold on. Before you break out your telephoto lens you won’t be able to see it, at least not from here. The Central Valley is a wonderful location for photos with its beautiful scenic views, diverse population and mild climate. [...]

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Shoot the moon

(Camera: Canon 20D. Lens: Canon 300mm w/1.4 extender. Exposure: 1/8 sec., @ f/5.6. ISO: 800) Here’s one last look at Wednesday’s total lunar eclipse. Shooting the moon under normal circumstances is simpler than you might think. A long lens is all that’s required, and not a necessarily a very fast one at that. That’s because [...]

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