I Saw the Sun | Solar Eclipse 2017

The Total Eclipse of 2017 was epic! We decided to go to St. Clair, to a venue a friend I went to school with runs, called Lost Hill Lake Events. It was the perfect location, because, despite the hour drive to get there, we were able to get the full two minute and 40 second totality (the longest in our area!). Because we knew we'd be traveling down 44 around breakfast time, we decided to stop at Krispy Kreme for breakfast donuts. We don't got often, and thought it would be a nice little treat. But when we pulled up we were in for quite the surprise! The drive through line was backed up almost to the main road. Worried we'd be late for the eclipse, I insisted we go inside, assuming it was just

Photographing the Solar Eclipse

Aug. 21 is a day that millions in the U.S. have been counting down to, some for decades. In just a few weeks, St. Louis will see its first total solar eclipse since 1442. That's 575 years! The next total solar eclipse here won't be for another 498 years. While we'll see partial eclipses between now and then, a total eclipse is a once in a lifetime experience! I've been reading up on photographing the eclipse, and I'd love to share with you what I've learned! Depending on where you are located, you only have up to 2 minutes and 40 seconds to view the eclipse, which is not a lot of time. To see how long the totality will last in different areas of Missouri, click here. Because this is such a u

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