Above: Total Solar Eclipse series, Lake Manitoba, Winnipeg,
Canada, February 26, 1979. Quantum 4 prime focus with Minolta
camera body, Kodacolor 400 film, 1/60 sec exposure (for totality).
Totality lasted 2 min 50 sec. Next total eclipse visible from North
America will be in 2017.
Below: Closeup of Totality
Left: Total Solar
February 26, 1998 .
Quantum 4 prime focus
with Minolta camera
body, Kodacolor 1000
film, 1/500 sec
lasted 3 min 32 sec.
Camera operated by my
friend, David Bohman.
Below: Total Solar Eclipse, Hawaii, July 11, 1991. Quantum 4 prime focus
with Nikon FG camera body, Ektar 100 film, 1/60 sec exposure. Totality
lasted 4 min 08 sec. We moved constantly from first contact along Highway
19 on the Big Island, finding a hole in the clouds at mile marker 96 three or
four minutes before totality. For eclipses, "mobility, mobility, mobility" is the