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Obligatory eclipse post

Three videos from the eclipse. (As usual, if you’re reading this on Facebook, you’ll miss all the good stuff. Follow the link above for the actual post.)

First, the making of the tinfoil hats:

Then, there’s the eclipse itself:

 

It is incredibly hard to hold the camera still, and also follow the sun’s motion, with a tiny hand-held camera, while also holding eclipse glasses over the lens.

Here’s the same video sped up x 6, for the timelapse effect, but it ended up being far too jumpy.

 

I’m going to see if I can figure out how to stabilize it.