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6/21/2001 Don Shedrick

Dia Ring Second Contact

Lusaka, Zambia

Diamond Ring - Second Contact
Just before totality, the last remnant of sun sneaking by the moon creates a momentary burst of light called the "Diamond Ring".

Olympus OM-1 ,Zuiko 200mm f4 & 2X-A teleconverter,Kodak Ektachrome E200
Slik U212 tripod, Olympus OM Auto Winder 1 and remote electric shutter release. Exposure 1/1000 sec @ f 11. Scanned with Polaroid Sprint Scan 35 Plus. Image processed with minimal tweaking in Photoshop to match the slide. full exif

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