What are the best resources for solar eclipse photography tips?

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    #1[TUTORIAL] How to Photograph a Solar Eclipse - MrEclipse.com

    [TUTORIAL] How to Photograph a Solar Eclipse - MrEclipse.com

    This extensive article by Fred Espenak, a retired NASA astrophysicist and eclipse expert, is a complete guide of photography applied to a solar eclipse. Espenak offers a deep explanation of all the things you have to take in the count for capturing this unique phenomenon.

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    Santiago Peralta
    Written on January 3, 2017
    "Fred Espenak is an eclipse expert who has put together a great article on how to best capture pictures of a solar eclipse. Mr. Espenak is a retired NASA astrophysicist. In addition to his NASA background he has a fantastic understanding of the technical aspects of photography. "
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    #2Celestron - Ways to Photograph a Total Solar Eclipse

    Celestron - Ways to Photograph a Total Solar Eclipse

    This short, quick and complete video by Celestron explains all you need to know for photographing a solar eclipse and offers you different ways to do it depending on what you are looking for. 

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    Laura Rios
    Written on January 16, 2017
    "Very clearly stated information. The information was very good in a logical step-by-step flow. I feel like all the products involved were very clearly stated and I felt well informed when the video was over. The speaker/instructor had a good concise tone of voice. I enjoyed this video. "
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    #3[TUTORIAL] How to photograph the solar eclipse

    [TUTORIAL] How to photograph the solar eclipse

    Leaving aside a little unnecessary explanation about what an eclipse is and how it occurs, this video from The Verge hosted by Loren Grush explains to you an advanced way to capture this unique moment. 

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    Joshua Ramos
    Written on September 30, 2017
    "This resource is a video that is about five and one minutes long. The video covers differing ways to safely and efficiently capture a photo of the sun and an eclipse. The video offers solutions for users of cell phones as well as those who have a DSLR camera. The video is short and does not cover using other equipment."
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    #4Tips for photographing the solar eclipse

    Tips for photographing the solar eclipse

    This interview by Amanda Barnett and Shana Darnell to retired NASA astrophysicist gives you all the clues you need to have in the count for photographing a solar eclipse. Also, it's especially recommended for those interested in knowing ''Mr. Eclipse'' a little bit more.

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    Leonardo Mata
    Written on May 12, 2017
    "This article was useful in providing good tips for photographing a solar eclipse. It advises to wear eclipse glasses to protect your eyes as well as provides tips on how to take photos of a solar eclipse successfully on your cell phone. "
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    #5Being Safe Using Solar Filters

    Being Safe Using Solar Filters

    Despite the awful red text warning introduction (a little bit excessive and very anti-aesthetic), this extensive article by Dave Henry and Ken Sklute for Canon offers a deep explanation of what you need to know for staying safe while photographing a solar eclipse. 

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    Jose Harris
    Written on June 11, 2017
    "I like the article that was cited providing an explanation or their proposed solution for protecting oneself during solar eclipse photography. The article describes how there are a variety of filters available on the market some of which are meant for only the camera while others also protect the photographer's eyes when looking through the eyepiece. The article continues to describe different filters and solutions for staying safe while photographing a solar eclipse. "
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    #6[TUTORIAL] How to Photograph a Solar Eclipse

    [TUTORIAL] How to Photograph a Solar Eclipse

    In this article, the retired NASA astrophysicist Fred Espenak points out all the things you have to take in the count when you are going to photograph a solar eclipse and explains them to you in a very simple and understandable way. 

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    Christian Lynch
    Written on August 3, 2017
    "If you're curious about how to photograph the solar eclipse that's coming up on the 21st then you have to read this. It gives all the information you need about safety and how to photograph the solar eclipse."
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    #7[TUTORIAL] How to Photograph the 2017 Solar Eclipse

    [TUTORIAL] How to Photograph the 2017 Solar Eclipse

    This video article by prestigious Time magazine explains to you how to photograph the 2017 solar eclipse. The video doesn't offer the most dynamic explanation ever but gives useful information that complements the article.

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    Ao Zou
    Written on April 9, 2017
    "The information in the video was very informative, I thought the exert knew what he was talking about. I liked the fact that their was a brief article summarizing the information. "
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    #8[TUTORIAL] How to build a DIY pinhole projector to safely view the eclipse

    [TUTORIAL] How to build a DIY pinhole projector to safely view the eclipse

    How to build a DIY pinhole projector to safely view the eclipse is an article by The Verge. The online article gives you step by step instructions to put together a pinhole projector to view the sun directly.

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    Samantha Washington
    Written on November 8, 2017
    "My friends and I were super excited for the solar eclipse, and making these pinhole projectors was both super fast and really easy. The shapes it made on the ground were so cool, and we got some great pics from them!"
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