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Orange Clouds: Orange glowing clouds during a sunrise. — Minolta XD-7, Braunwald/GL, September 1999

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Mount Tödi: Braunwald, GL: A beam of light touches the summit of Mount Toedi in the morning and lets it glow.

Lake Oberblegi: Braunwald, GL: Lake Oberblegi. Diving would be great here but it requires an awful long march. :-)

Solar Eclipses

Total Solar Eclipse 1999: Total Solar Eclipse, 11 August 1999: The totality of the eclipse. This is a HDR picture made from nine slides with different exposure time. I created ths in 2010 using Photomatix Pro. — Minolta XD-7, Lichtenknecker FFC 3.5/500mm, Fujichrome Astia 100, Verdun, France, 11 August 1999

Total Solar Eclipse 1999: Total Solar Eclipse, 11 August 1999: The crescent of the Sun short before the totality. At this time the sky was still covered with clouds. — Minolta XD-7, Lichtenknecker FFC 3.5/500mm, Fujichrome Astia 100, Verdun, France, 11 August 1999

Total Solar Eclipse 1999: Total Solar Eclipse, 11 August 1999: The totality of the eclipse. The red spots are protuberances on the Sun's surface. Unfortunately not very sharp because a flat field camera with f/3.5 is very hard to focus during daylight. — Minolta XD-7, Lichtenknecker FFC 3.5/500mm, Fujichrome Astia 100, Verdun, France, 11 August 1999

Total Solar Eclipse 1999: Total Solar Eclipse, 11 August 1999: The totality of the eclipse. This is a combination of five images with different exposure times because the dynamic range of film emulsions is not wide enough to capture the whole corona. I saw the eclipse in France - after an odyssey through Europe. Unfortunately the print resolution file of this picture is no longer available. — Minolta XD-7, Lichtenknecker FFC 3.5/500mm, Fujichrome Astia 100, Verdun, France, 11 August 1999

Total Solar Eclipse 1999: The total solar eclipse of 11 august 1999. This picture was take from an old battlefield from the first world war. — Minolta XD-7, Lichtenknecker FFC 3.5/500mm, Fujichrome Astia 100, Verdun, France, 11 August 1999

Total Solar Eclipse 1999: The total solar eclipse of 11 august 1999 — Minolta XD-7, Lichtenknecker FFC 3.5/500mm, Fujichrome Astia 100, Verdun, France, 11 August 1999

Total Solar Eclipse 1999: Total Solar Eclipse, 11 August 1999: The diamond ring effect occurs when the first or last beams of sunlight through the valleys on the Moon's edge reach the Earth. — Minolta XD-7, Lichtenknecker FFC 3.5/500mm, Fujichrome Astia 100, Verdun, France, 11 August 1999