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This Sunday's Lunar Eclipse

We’re going to get another chance to photograph a lunar eclipse this Sunday evening in North America and South America (or early Monday morning in Europe and Africa).

This eclipse also coincides with the moon’s perigee, meaning that the moon will be at its closest point to the earth during its orbit, and will look bigger than usual. The media is going to make a big deal about this “supermoon,” but the moon will only look seven percent larger than average, a difference that won’t be readily apparent to the naked eye, much less in photographs.

However, every total lunar eclipse is special – a spectacular event to view and photograph. And unlike the last one in April, this one will feature a long total eclipse phase.

My latest blog post gives all the details about where and when you can see the eclipse, the path the moon will take, and how to photograph the eclipse:

http://www.michaelfrye.com/landscape-photography-blog/2015/09/22/lunar-eclipse/

I made this photograph on April 14th, 2014, at the Trona Pinnacles in the Mohave Desert. I captured 38 (!) frames of the moon, each ten minutes apart, before, during, and after the eclipse. I also made an exposure for the stars and sky when the moon was fully eclipsed, and made several more exposures while lighting the pinnacles. All these frames were blended together in Photoshop to create the final image.

#landscapephotography  +Landscape Photography  #longexposurethursday   #nightphotographyfriday   #longexposurephotography   #nightphotography   #lightpainting   #eclipse   #lunareclipse   #tronapinnacles  
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We know love by this, that He laid down His life for us; and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.
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Fyi, the NRA began as a training organization and continues to be at the front of firearms training today.
 
ABC News: The NRA has been instructing Indiana's National Guard members on how to use concealed firearms after Republican Gov. Mike Pence directed the state's military bases and training centers to beef up security in response to recent attacks in Tennessee.
The National Rifle Association has been instructing Indiana's National Guard members on how to use concealed weapons after Republican Gov. Mike Pence directed the state's military bases and training centers to beef up security in response to recent attacks in Tennessee. According to a...
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The Daily Caller: David Hillis, 21, has been charged with voluntary manslaughter for shooting a home invader in Akron, Ohio. Hillis was in his home with two other people when two burglars broke in. The burglars held him at gunpoint, but Hillis pulled out his own gun and the criminals fled. Hillis chased them into the yard and fired multiple shots. The charge against Hillis is a first-degree felony.
Shooting a burglar can land you with voluntary manslaughter charges. David Hillis, 21, has been charged with voluntary manslaughter for shooting a home invader earlier this month, The Plain Dealer
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Washington Free Beacon: The Social Security Administration (SSA) said in a letter to the House Ways and Means Committee that it plans to add some recipients to the federal gun background check system, effectively barring them from legally purchasing firearms.
The Social Security Administration (SSA) said in a letter to the House Ways and Means Committee that it plans to add some recipients to the federal gun background check system, effectively barring th
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High Fructose Corn Syrup gets a deservedly bad rap. But did you know there are five additives that are much worse for you than high fructose corn syrup.
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Actor Varun Pruthi is known for his videos with a social message, recently he released a video on the upcoming holiday Raksha Bandhan. This beautiful video shows us that Rakshan Bandhan is NOT about protecting […]
Actor Varun Pruthi is known for his videos with a social message, recently he released a video on the upcoming holiday Raksha Bandhan. This beautiful video shows us that Rakshan Bandhan is NOT abou...
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Breitbart: Regal Entertainment Group has gone from simply barring law-abiding citizens from carrying guns for self-defense to checking their purses to be sure they are unarmed. Regal theaters have said backpacks and bags of any kind will be subject to searches for theater goers’ safety.
In reaction to gun-related attacks at gun-free theaters, Regal theaters went from simply barring guns for self-defense to checking purses.
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A Guest Post by Alistair Scott. When I started using a camera autofocus was something out of science fiction. I mean … it would never work in real life, would it? Apart from anything else, how could it know what you wanted to focus on? Now fiction has become fact, and pretty well every camera …
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  • HCL Technologies
    Data Center Technician, 2015 - present
  • USAA
    1997 - 2015
  • TEK Systems
    1995 - 1997
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Oklahoma - Maryland - Pennsylvania - Arkansas
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Introduction
Whew!  The plethora of social outlets online provide an opportunity to divide interests and be specific in managing my views of the world:

Facebook - family and friends
Twitter - news and politics updates
Blog - my opinions and  thoughts
G+ - photography

My first camera came out of a "Secret Sam" Attache Case, a plastic toy using 126 roll film.   Since then I have always had a camera and an abiding enjoyment of snapshooting.

Somewhere around '90, using a Vivitar 320 P&S, I fell in love with a shot I took at the Japanese Garden in Austin, TX..  I haunted the pawn shops and amassed an array of various Minolta 35mm SLRs and tons of equipment  over a couple of years and became "the camera guy".

I am currently shooting with a Canon A1100IS and a Canon XTi to focus my digital skills and become a more accomplished photographer.
 
I live in San Antonio, TX.
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I pray, I shoot, I ride, I obey the law and I vote!
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    1967 - 1971
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Worst service I have seen in a very long time. The server was horribly overworked and seriously under trained. After the young man at the front door attempted to seat my party of four, including an obviously handicapped elderly woman in a walker, at a table in a tight corner, we waited an extraordinarily long time for a server to appear. She attempted to take our drink orders and leave, but, since it had been such a long wait and we were completely ready to order drinks, appetizers and entrees, I stopped her flight and had her take the complete order. She returned quite some time later and (I have NEVER seen this done) promptly placed all four drink glasses in a huddle in the middle of the table and took off again! She was obviously overworked; I went searching for a manger and spotted two servers , one bus person and the ever disappearing door person, who only popped out to seat the next party and then promptly disappeared again (maybe he was the cook/kitchen staff. Apparently our server was waiting on half the restaurant. This is a CHILI's and it was about a third busy! I never did locate anyone looking as if they might be in charge and did not want to disturb any of the four persons who were trying to keep things going. The server never inquired about the quality of our food, never re-filled drinks and never cleared any plates. Once our food was delivered we never saw our server again until it was time to bring the check, which, for some unknown reason she placed between my wife and my minor child, even though I was clearly the host! I left her a tip only because it was so obviously not her fault that she was so overwhelmed and had not received proper training. Yes, I know what proper server training looks like, I was in food service management for over 20 years and have trained hundreds of servers. The server was, at the same time, very personable, and when she did appear, managed to maintain her composure and not show the fluster I am certain she felt. Shame on the Manager of this restaurant and shame on the Chili's organization for letting one of their houses get into this condition! We'll visit Chili's again, as it is my daughter's favorite, but not this location, even though it is closest to our house.
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