The second part of my video project.
I made this back in 2009 for a teaching class that I was taking. Please excuse the poor acting, we never rehearsed and shot this all in one sitting.
On January 9th, I was completely inspired when I saw the Full Moon rising over the San Gabriel Mountains as I drove up my driveway. For the first time in a while, I was excited about taking photos of this celestial event–the first Full Moon of 2012, the Cancer Moon (or Cold Moon). I ran inside to get my camera and immediately went out to my balcony to take as many photos of the full moon as I could.
Since I became a photography teacher, my passion for photography has dwindled. I have been a professional photographer for almost 12 years now. But the last four years had me focused on the aspects of “teaching” rather than improving my own photography skills. It takes quite a bit to inspire me these days. And thankfully, the Cancer Moon provided me with the inspiration I so badly needed.
Of course, as I…
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Well, I managed to figure it out. I used a welding mask, held it at the end of my camera, held both up to the sun and I managed to see the transit of Venus. With an Aperture of F22 and a Shutter Speed of 1/5000 and ISO 800, this is the image that I managed to get of the Transit of Venus.