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    Re: Amazing picture

    Wow........how exactly do you go about taking a picture of the sun without it totally screwing with your image? My camera can't handle it if the sun is in the general vicinity of the background.



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    Re: Amazing picture

    Can someone attach? I can't get the stupid web site to pop up.



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    Re: Amazing picture

    that is effin awesome - particularly being an amateur photographer/astronomer



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    Re: Amazing picture

    pictures from site...



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    Re: Amazing picture

    Very cool.



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    Re: Amazing picture

    I would guess you need some pretty heavy filtering to take a shot like that.

    Probably not advisable for everyone to go out with their zoom lenses trying to shoot the sun.



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    Re: Amazing picture

    The guy is no rookie...he knows what he is doing, not to mention the thousands in equipment.



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    Re: Amazing picture

    Quote Originally Posted by MNclone View Post
    I would guess you need some pretty heavy filtering to take a shot like that.

    Probably not advisable for everyone to go out with their zoom lenses trying to shoot the sun.

    Just like cleavage.


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    Re: Amazing picture

    This is about as realistic as the moon landing. It was probably shot in hollywood as well.



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    Re: Amazing picture

    That was taken from Earth?! Wow..



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    Re: Amazing picture

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Wow........how exactly do you go about taking a picture of the sun without it totally screwing with your image? My camera can't handle it if the sun is in the general vicinity of the background.
    You just need to proper filters. My uncle was an astrophysicist and had a telescope that we could use to look at the sun. Very cool when you are a kid and he is showing you solar prominences.



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    Re: Amazing picture

    Seeing these shots never gets old.

    There was one taken in Boston about 2 1/2 years ago as the ISS and Atlantis(?) flew over and also was transiting the sun. It ws incredibly hi-res to the point you could make out individual structures on the ISS and see the shuttle pretty clearly.

    Trying to find it now...


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    Re: Amazing picture



    Not the excact picture I was talking about but in the ballpark.



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