Thank you to all who attended our Solar Eclipse Photography
class presented by Brian Deis! We had a great turnout.
Sorry it was so hot in the classroom.
Here are Brian's PDF notes from the class.
Join Brian Deis, a long time eclipse chaser and president of Vixen Optics, to learn all you need to know to capture great images of the upcoming solar eclipse.
The class is FREE to attend. It will be Thursday, June 15th from 5-6pm.
- What is a Solar Eclipse and where should you travel
- Various ways to image. Time lapse, multi-exposure, high magnification etc.
- 5 stages of the eclipse
- Planning for the 140 seconds of terror!
- Tracking the 3 hour event, tripods vs Porta mount
- Wide and Medium field tracking using the Vixen Polarie tracker
- Types of filters and when to use
- Focal Length and resulting image size
- Setting ISO, F ratio, shutter speed during each phase of the eclipse event
- Proper focus
- To Photoshop or not to Photoshop
- Enjoy the moment!