This is a Drone Hyperlapse of the 2019 Total Solar Eclipse – Photography Article

Photographer and astronomer Matt Robinson was in Chile for the only total solar eclipse of 2019 on July 2nd, and he managed to capture the total eclipse in a drone hyperlapse. Robinson shot the imagery with the Hyperlapse setting on his DJI Mavic Pro 2. “I wasn’t sure if it was going to work but I didn’t want to use it manually because I wanted to watch what was my first-ever eclipse,” Robinson tells PetaPixel. “Around 10 minutes before totality,…

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What I Learned from Capturing My First Total Solar Eclipse – Photography Article

Last week I made the long trip from the UK to Chile in the hopes of capturing my first total solar eclipse. I had experienced a cloudy total solar eclipse from the UK in 1999 but back then I was just 9 years old and certainly no photographer. Now that I’m apparently a professional landscape astrophotographer, a total solar eclipse was a gaping hole in my portfolio. Total solar eclipses are of course a rare event. They occur once every…

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Photographer Captures Perfect Shot of Person ‘Holding’ the Total Solar Eclipse – Photography Article

Photographer Albert Dros may have captured one of the coolest photos of yesterday’s total solar eclipse in Chile. In addition to a few striking photos of a his model, Bart Lablans, standing next to the eclipse, he also managed to capture Bart “holding” it at totality. Take that cliché Leaning Tower of Pisa photos. The photo was captured as part of a group organized by Dream Photo Tours and NatPhoto. But instead of using this rare opportunity to capture a…

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This Total Solar Eclipse Film Took Two Years to Finish – Photography Article

The Great American Eclipse was a total solar eclipse that was visible from the US back on August 21st, 2017. Nearly two years later, astrophotographer Phil Hart has just released this 2-minute short film of it, titled “The Moon in Motion.” Hart spent a considerable amount of time setting up 12 cameras in both Idaho and Wyoming to capture the eclipse from different vantage points, deploying over 400 pounds of gear (including telescopes and mounts). Footage from 7 of those…

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