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Editor's Choice
2015-09-28_5608f118e6769_superbloodmoon2_PA_27092015.jpg

Photographer
Pauline Acalin

Location of Photo

Joshua Tree, California, USA

Date of Photo

September 27, 2015

Equipment

Canon 50D, 400mm, ISO 200, 1/40sec at f/6.3

Description

Took my daughter out to Joshua Tree for her first eclipse photoshoot, which was cut short by a rattlesnake in our camp. Fun adventure!

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