2010 Total Solar Eclipse - Corona

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Equipment: Nikkor 300mm f/4 lens, Nikon D300, fixed tripod
F-ratio: f/4
Exposure: 1/500, 1/250, 1/125, 1/60, 1/30, and 1/15 second at ISO 200
Date: July 11, 2010
Location: French Polynesia, 18.52 S, 147.37 W
Technical Notes: Six separate exposures were combined in Photomatix 3.2 to create a 32-bit High Dynamic Range image. This image was converted and saved as a 16-bit TIFF. The image was duplicated in Photoshop CS3 and a Radial Blur of 10 pixels was applied to duplicate. This blurred copy was subtracted from the original image and then combined with the original image twice using Linear Light to enhance detail. Reduce Noise was applied to the dim portions of the image.

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