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"Under the weeping moon" - Total lunar eclipse sequence over the 'Schoorlse Duinen', the Netherlands.
It's was an overwhelming experience. Should you have missed it, here's an image that tells the story through my eyes.
Riding the fires of the northern gold
I've searched the eye
I laugh under the weeping moon
...I am the watcher in the skies...
\\\ - Opeth
The night wasn't entirely clear, but all the better. Whispy clouds, The ominous silence during totality and a bizarre amount of light pollution all culminated in this timelapse of the lunar eclipse of September 28th, 2015.
As often is the case, songs repeat themselves in my head as I capture this in the field. At a total capture time of four hours, every song that gets repeated that long woll have lost its catchiness!
'Under the Weeping Moon' was captured in 'de Schoorlse Duinen', the Netherlands, with the D600 at 24mm.
34 shots at various settings along the path of the moon to properly expose the lunar surface in both the shadow and highlights.
3 shots for the night sky, shot at the height of totality for 15s at f/3.5 and ISO3200
2 shots for the foreground - one just before dawn (30s | f/8 | ISO160), one before the eclipse (30s | f/5.6 | ISO1250).
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