Photography ~ Foggy Morning in the ‘ville–First Presbyterian Church, 02/20

Video ~ Partial Solar Eclipse–First Presbyterian Church, Fayetteville, North Carolina, 08/21

It’s a wrap…

Keepsake for my Partial Solar Eclipse Host–First Presbyterian Church, Fayetteville, North Carolina, 08/21

Thank you for permitting me to work from your church.

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Photography ~ Partial Solar Eclipse–work setup @ First Presbyterian Church Fay., NC, 08/21

From 10:00 am until 4:30 pm, and HOT, makes for a long day…

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Photography ~ Planning5–08/21 Solar Eclipse, 08/18 [tiled mosaic]

I like this shot–the featured image!


Photography ~ Planning5–08/21 Solar Eclipse, 08/18

On-Site Validation and the end of my planning for 08/21 photos

This validation was helpful and will save time Monday. I know where I should place equipment to best capture the eclipse on the First Presbyterian Church Grounds.

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It is not where I set up on arrival [above]. The sun’s path is masked more than I thought by the oak tree behind my equipment. Clear sky is necessary for easy tracking and usable pictures–at least I hope so… I relocated here and believe it is best of the options at the church.

Anyway, I will be proximate to my three systems.

IMG_0171The view from this location.

Photography ~ Planning4–08/21 Solar Eclipse, 08/16

Thamks to iOptron Support–Kevin & John, I am now comfortable with tracking at 800mm STILL, spot on 30-minutes later.

Today was to have been onsite test shooting; however, I needed to resolve shooting the sun near the zenith. Thanks to Kevin and an email picture, that is resolved.

I shot a few more foreground pictures with my iPhone. I did not have my DSLR wide angle lens [for RAW photographs] with me. Maybe, I will have afternoon sun again before Monday. Rain is in the forecast. Nonetheless, progress…