Nearing Totality

As the sun was nearing totality for the Eclipse on April 8th, 2024, I got this shot with one of my newer Minolta film cameras.

Camera: Minolta X-370 No. 2
Lens: Auto Sears MC Zoom 100-300mm, @300mm
Tele-Converter: Soligor Auto Tele Converter 2X
Film: Family Dollar Color Print Film 400 (expired on 12/2006 and shot @50 ISO)
Shooting Program: Manual
Aperture: f/32
Shutter Speed: 1/1000 of a sec.
Date: April 8th, 2024, 12.48 p.m.
Location: Norris City, Illinois, U.S.A.

Developing Chemicals: Unicolor C-41
Water pre-soak: 1 minute at 102 degrees
Developer: 3 mins. and 30 secs. at 102 degrees
Water rinse: 2 minutes (to keep chemicals clean)
Blix: 6 ½ minutes at 102 degrees
Water rinse: 2 minutes at approx. 100 degrees
Stabilizer: 1 minute at room temperature
Water rinse: 2 minutes
Kodak Photo-Flo 200: 1 minute

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Don Sutherland said:

Superb capture of the approach to Totality.
5 weeks ago