The sun is our nearest star and a warm light in the cold depths of space. It can also be a tantalizing target for skywatchers during solar eclipses and rare planetary transits across its surface, when viewed from Earth. But the sun is, first and foremost, a bright star and observers must take care during observing sessions.
6 Tips for Shooting in the Sun | Summerana - Photoshop Actions for Photographers Shooting in the sun can seem daunting at first, and it can be a challenge for your outdoor client sessions if you aren't well prepared. But once you have mastered the following tips on how to shoot in the sun, you will start to look for new opportunities to expand your artistic capability (no matter where the sun may be!) and with confidence. Read them here…
April 13, 2012 -- Astrophotographer Alan Friedman captured this gorgeous portrait of the sun on April 7 from his home in Buffalo, NY, using a backyard solar telescope and a new Grasshopper CCD camera by Point Grey Research. Viewed in a wavelength emitted by hydrogen alpha (Ha) the sun's surface details become visible, showing the complex texture of our home star's true face.
Picture of the Day: Praise the Sun. "In this perfectly timed sunset capture by Anton Jankovoy, we see the silhouette of a woman appearing to hold/praise the sun. The photo was taken in July of 2011 at Paradise Beach in Maharashtra, India. To get the shot Anton used a FL 600mm at 1/250 sec, f/11, ISO 200. "