Solar Eclipse | Henry Mendt

Photographer
Henry Mendt
Email
hfmendt@yahoo.com
Location of photo
Venezuela
Date/Time of photo
November 03, 2013
Equipment
Sony A290 DSRL camera
Description
This is a high dynamic range (HDR) composite of 7 RAW exposures. No solar filter was used. I avoided looking the Sun through the viewfinder of the camera. I used the highest F/ number, lowest ISO, shortest exposure, and a polarized filter to minimize the Sun brightness and to capture it during the eclipse. Also the Sun was low on the horizon and there was some thin clouds that helped reduce the Sun's overall brightness.