This Photographer’s Eclipse Photo Look Exactly Like His Planned Sketch

Whenever the moon is out especially the full moon we hurry and try to capture. Or when a colorful picturesque sunset falls behind the horizon, we are keen to show them to the world. But when more special astronomical events take place, the photographs are all ready to shoot the best pictures out there.

Astrophotography is a well-known discipline since 19 century. But now people use this discipline for aesthetical purposes, rather than scientific data. These kinds of photos are no joke and they can be “hard to get”. Especially, when is about capturing Eclip’s phenomenon. You need a precise measure, and also paying great attention to the details.

A New York photographer Julian Diamond planned the whole scene beforehand by sketching the whole process of shooting for the solar eclipse. Then he managed to match that plan with the actual image he took. Julian is already very familiar with the procedure and he knows it takes a lot of effort to get a decent celestial photo. Although his success has not arisen only on this case, however, Diamond also took his most famous photo in 2018. Capturing a full moon on a fire tower gave him the name 3 years ago as the photo went viral. So I guess for the old-time sake Diamond decided to take this role again and create something else this time; The Sun is the center of the scene.

No doubt, his photo went viral again when he posted a tweet sharing the photo of his sketched composition next to the finished photo. And guess what? It’s unbelievable, but they match perfectly!

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Solar eclipse- A sequence captured, while the sun was slowly rising into position.

 Julian Diamond

It is always risky when it comes to eclipses but the symmetry might be more difficult. So diamond needed to think through his composition. This time he wanted objects to be different, the sun to appear bigger in the frame relative to the tower, rather than the moon photos he had taken.

But finding the vantage point was another issue he had to plan. Diamond spent months searching fire towers in the region so he could get the best shot. Even though he couldn’t find a suitable fire tower candidate, thus he went back to his favorite local tower. But to have access to the location he needed to get permission to enter the park so he can execute the master plan.

Early-risers climbing the steps, below, approximately 3.7 kilometers away from the lens position.

 Julian Diamond

However, Diamond was able to get inside the park. Additionally, he made sure to calculate the time properly so he had enough time to go through all the needed checks and notes before he shoots the Solar eclipse. Although a little mist had settled over the meadows, it wouldn’t be an issue, in fact, it added the mystical sense over this natural phenomenon.

He was finally relieved, the Sun made an appearance above the horizon, that oddly looked like a big yellow crescent moon. But in the meantime Diamond noticed small humans climbing the steps of the tower. So he thought this would add another kick to his photography, at least this was also the thing he had hoped for all along.

A tweet showing his sketch and final photo of a partial eclipse and has gone viral

All the hard work paid off, as once again the photos went viral. With this, he proves that even half eclipses can make outstanding imagery. Meanwhile, we have nothing else to do except to wait for another astronomical event to see what Diamond would bring this time. No doubt it would be something incredible, till next time enjoy these photos, and don’t forget to check Diamonds Social Media to see more of his work.

The detailed sketch from a closer angle.

  Julian Diamond

Diamond’s equipments the day he shot the images

 Julian Diamond

Sneak-Peak of the place he took the photos. A small opening in the trees.

 Julian Diamond

The famous work- Fire tower and the full moon

 Julian Diamond

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Climate Change Signs: How Do We Know?

Our climate is changing around us faster than predicted. From more frequent and extreme storms to unprecedented heatwaves, we’re indeed feeling the impacts of human-caused global warming. The icebergs are melting, various locations are experiencing greater flooding, wildfires are happening more frequently, and so on.

Specifically, scientists have studied past climate changes to understand the factors that can cause the planet to warm or cool. The big ones are changes in solar energy, ocean circulation, volcanic activity as well as the number of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Thus, they have each played a role at times. However, human activities are not an exception since it is believed to be main contributors to such increases in average global temperatures

And although we’re all concerned about climate change when it looks like a problem for future generations, we still ask ourselves, ‘will climate change even affect me?’ No matter what we care about, climate change is already affecting our world today. While we still have time to limit the worst impact, we have collected 15 great reasons to start acting now.

These photos illustrate the state of the planet and our climate, as it has changed over the past decade. They reveal how much seriously we must consider the climate change issues!

#1 Climate change weakens forests

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#2 Beach erosion

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#3 Worsening drought

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#4 Dried forests

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#5 Lonely lagoon

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#6 Flooded villages

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#7 Mass fish death

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#8 Climate change means more floods

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#9 Air pollution

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#10 Disappearing ice cap

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#11 Farmers feel the affects

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#12 Wildfires

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#13 Starving animals

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#14 Melting snow

#15 Hurricanes

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