... the Sun.
Are you living in Arctic Canada, Greenland, Svalbard, Franz Josef Land, Central Russia, China or Mongolia?
If yes, then you have a great chance to follow the total eclipse of the Sun on August 1st, 2008!
All others of us, in northeastern North America, Europe and Asia can admire this wonder only partially.
So, what to do to be prepared?
1. Check times and locations
If you are living some kilometers away from eclipse path, make a jaunt with friends or family to see the full performance.
2. Prepare your camera
Use the longest telephoto lens you have, find or rent a tele-converter. If you can achieve 1000 mm focal length, it's good. 2000 mm would be better :). Do some test photosessions. Don't forget your tripod! A mylar or... [ Read more...