Photographing the Sun

Sunrises and sunsets are long-time iconic images in photography. But what about the sun itself? This lecture shows the safe way of viewing and imaging the sun and other solar techniques to create unique solar images.

Table of Contents

Disclaimer High Magnification
Seminar Background Horizon Techniques
Seminar Topics Ultimate Sharpness
Some Definitions Focal Length vs. Movement
Preparation Focal Length vs. Sun Size
Preparation - When Lens Flare
Viewfinder Composition Tripods
Path of the Sun Zenithal Viewing
Sun's Azimuth Exposure
True North vs. Magnetic North Sunstar
Where to Find the Azimuth Solar filtration
Purchase a Compass Solar Sequence
Find the Magnetic Deviation Sun Streak
Reverse Workflow Solar Eclipse
Preparation Solar Sequence & Eclipse
Camera Equipment Atmospheric Effects
Lenses Q & A

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