On August 21st, 2017, over much of North America, the moon is going to cover the big fireball, creating a spectacular site (weather conditions permitting of course). Start preparing now – photographing the sun is not difficult and likely affordable to you.
Read through the Solar Eclipse Photography Tips posts (http://www.the-digital-picture.com/News/Default.aspx?Cat=Solar-Eclipse-Photography) and don't miss the Meade Glass White Light Solar Filter review (http://www.the-digital-picture.com/Reviews/Meade-White-Light-Solar-Filter.aspx) to learn how this image was created.
This image is moderately cropped from a 1200mm full frame capture.
Click on the image to view larger. Learn about the gear and settings used here: http://www.the-digital-picture.com/Pictures/Picture.aspx?Picture=2017-07-16_08-38-00b&utm_campaign=2017-07-16_08-38-00b&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=SM