15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Burst Effect during Solar Eclipse

During the solar eclipse totality the long exposure began (about 20 seconds) and prior to the shutter closing, the sun peaked out from behind the moon and creating the burst effect.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2017
Date Uploaded: 09.2017
Photo Location: Cottontown, Tennessee, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D5200
Copyright: © Tom Genstil