Eclipse 2002 Photographs
2006 (As Salum, Egypt) Images here!
All these images were taken with a Mamiya SLR with a 3X teleconvertor
and a 200mm Pentax Zoom Lens. The first four are originals, and the
other digitally enhanced using The Gimp
1.3 under a Debian/GNU unstable system running Linux 2.6.0-test9-benh on a Apple
iBook equipped with a 600MHz G3 processor.
You can click on any image to get a image of higher resolution.
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that the copyright notice is not removed. If you want better quality
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Image 1: IMG0001_CR.JPG
This image is a 2 second exposure about 1/2 second after second contact.
Image 2: IMG0002_CR.JPG
This image is a 1/2 second exposure well after second contact.
Image 3: IMG0003_CR.JPG
This image is 1/8 second exposure.
Image 4: IMG0004_1_CR.JPG
This image is a 1/125 second exposure. This effect is known as the
"Diamond Ring" and it is a transitional effect that can be captured
during second and third contact. This image was during third contact.
Image 5: IMG0004_3_CR.JPG
This image is the same as previously, but with levels adjusted. The
images were scanned from the negative, so digital enhancement is
Image 6: IMG0004_3_GAUSSIAN_IIR_CR.JPG
This is the same as the previous image, but with Gaussian IIR Blurring
effect applied with a with of 2x2 pixels to eradicate the specked
effect on the image.
Image 7: IMG0004_3_SELECTIVE_GAUSSIAN_CR.JPG
This image is the same as Image 5, but with Selective Gaussian blurring