Just in time for the American eclipse of August 21, Sky & Telescope Contributing Editor Alan Dyer announces How to Photograph the Solar Eclipse. This ebook ($9.99) contains 295 pages of detailed information specifically about framing and capturing the 2017 total solar eclipse. Dyer covers all the techniques and options, from grabbing simple shots and videos with cell phones to planning complex time-lapses and composites. The publication also provides detailed advice on choosing cameras, lenses, and tripods, and on using telescope mounts to track the Sun. Focal lengths, exposures, ISO settings, focusing — it's all covered in 12 chapters, including software tutorials on processing your results. Available both as a PDF file and as a multi-touch, interactive iBook for MacOS- and iOS-compatible devices from the Apple iBooks Store.
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