The Great American Eclipse 2017 “Diamond Ring Effect”

Location of photo
Kuttawa, Kentucky
Date/Time of photo
08-21-2017 @ 1:24 PM
Shot through a Canon T2i, with a Rokinon 14mm f2.8 at f5.6, ISO 100, 1/4 of a second for the diamond ring effect!
My wife and I took a 475 mile trip to Kuttawa, Kentucky for the eclipse. Wow, was it worth it! The hospitality was as good as the eclipse, absolutely fantastic! About ten minutes before totality the real show began! Between the color of the ambient light and lack of infrared, it was most enjoyable (temps were in the 90's) and eerie! As totality fell, the collective ohs and ahs were clearly audible even though we were 100 yards from anyone! The sight and feel of the air was indeed, unique and unusual! Truly, something everyone should experience if at all possible!
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