Solar Eclipse 2017: The Best Pictures Ever

We get it, if you weren't in the path of totality, the solar eclipse that occurred on Monday August 21st might have felt like an epic let down. But believe us, it was magical and we have the images to prove it.

No one captured its essence better than these amazing photographers. Get ready to be wowed by the nature.

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Tears were shed. There are things happening in this eclipse photo that I honestly don't even understand. In that short moment after totality where the filters were off the camera & you could still feel the darkness around you... one of the most brilliant displays of light occurred I have ever seen took place. The goal was simple, to add perspective to an otherworldly event through the talents of my friends. And I'm lucky to have some talented friends. . Thank you @garrison_rowland @handsomerobinson for climbing & rigging this line at 1AM.. for the months of prep and crazy planning. @russell_holliday & @snackfarmer for helping create these images, fjording a river fully clothed, and powering through the 30 hour drive to get to Oregon and back in 2 days.

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Let's take a brief pause from all the majestic pictures to look at this video of the International Space Station flying in front of the eclipse.

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•💫🚶🏾🌖• Ring Of Fire • This was undoubtedly the most fantastic natural phenomenon I've had the honor of experiencing. So ominous. Watching the sun slowly get swallowed up by this dark mass. Looking forward to hopefully chasing more eclipses to the end of the world. Stay Adventurous Dear Friends!! . . . . Tags #beautifuldestinations #wildernessculture #superhubs #Artofvisuals #AGameofTones #Earthfocus #moodygrams #folkgrid #bevisuallyinspired #visualsoflife #ourplanetdaily #discoverearth #exklusive_shot #meistershots #illgrammers #Createcommune #exploretocreate #lifeofadventure #stayandwander #liveauthentic #roamtheplanet #folkgrid #visualsofearth #liveauthentic #visualsoflife #solareclipse2017 #ig_color #solareclipse #eclipse #eclipse2017

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Nature's beauty + talent = inspirational images that will transcend history.