Transit of Venus 2012 (). Photo by Guruchild

Transit of Venus 2012

Uploaded by: Guruchild

Tuesday June 5, 2012

Myrtle Beach, SC (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: I used a first generation canon digital rebel, a 300mm telephoto lens, a circular polarizing filter, and the low atmosphere to capture this beautiful amateur photograph of Venus dotting the Sun's disc.

EXIF Data

Manufacturer: Canon

Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL

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Compression: JPEG compression

Exposure Time: 1/4000 sec.

FNumber: f/45.0

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Shutter speed: 11.97 EV (APEX: 63, 1/4000 sec.)

Aperture: 10.98 EV (f/45.0)

Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV

MaxApertureValue: 4.97 EV (f/5.6)

Metering Mode: Average

Flash: Flash did not fire.

Focal Length: 300.0 mm

User Comment:

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File Source: DSC

Custom Rendered: Normal process

Exposure Mode: Manual exposure

White Balance: Auto white balance

Scene Capture Type: Standard

About Guruchild

I'm a 25 year old self-employed webmaster. I travel around locally taking pictures of things that peak my interest, mostly macros and landscapes. A shot which draws one in, a frame which pleases the eye, a sharp yet subtle contrast, a distinct feel of atmosphere and environment. I strive for these four things in my pictures. I've always been told I have a natural eye for design so I thought I'd try my hand at photography. I feel I have much to learn but this drives my interest.

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