Want to capture the Solar Eclipse on your SmartPhone?

NASA
August 2017

Here’s a good article (in a PDF document) that you addresses those wishing to photograph the Solar Eclipse tomorrow (August 21,2017). I’ll summarize the article:

  • Don’t expect to capture a photo worth framing, due to the distance of the image we’re capturing, and the extreme contrast.
  • Use a Solar Filter in front of your camera lens (or extended lens if you’re attaching one to your phone).

  • Do NOT, ever look at the sun during the eclipse. Permanent damage to your vision/eyes are likely.

    Read the entire article on the NASA 2017 Solar Eclipse website

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