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How to watch and take pictures of the solar eclipse with your phone camera

0. phoneArena posted on 11 Aug 2017, 09:40

Apple already confirmed that the iPhone can take pictures of the upcoming solar eclipse no problemo, but that's not all there is to it, if you are planning on documenting this galactic event with your smartphone. "You can point your iPhone at the sun right now to take photos and the camera’s sensor and lens would not be damaged," commented the team from Cupertino. "The same is the case for the solar eclipse..."

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posted on 11 Aug 2017, 10:39

1. trojan_horse (Posts: 4927; Member since: 06 May 2016)


Thanks for the tip, Daniel!

posted on 11 Aug 2017, 10:41

2. Plasticsh1t (Posts: 2176; Member since: 01 Sep 2014)


DOOOOOOOOM! WE ARE ALL DOOOOOOOMED!

posted on 11 Aug 2017, 11:03

3. Landon (Posts: 739; Member since: 07 May 2015)


Can't wait!

posted on 11 Aug 2017, 11:12

4. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 4319; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)


2.5 minutes is plenty enough to get great shots.

posted on 11 Aug 2017, 11:43 4

5. Rampage_Taco (Posts: 516; Member since: 17 Jan 2017)


Now the only question I have is What can I do about a Total Eclipse of the Heart?

posted on 11 Aug 2017, 14:18 1

8. JcHnd (Posts: 187; Member since: 30 Apr 2012)


You gotta Turnaround your bright eyes... Obvioulsy

posted on 11 Aug 2017, 14:52 1

9. southernzombie (Posts: 146; Member since: 17 Jan 2017)


Clever

posted on 11 Aug 2017, 12:03 2

6. izim1 (Posts: 1259; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)


And you can all thank president trump for bringing total solar eclipses back to america. President trump: making america great again.

posted on 11 Aug 2017, 14:11

7. XperiaFanZone (Posts: 2226; Member since: 21 Sep 2012)


What about lunar eclipse?

posted on 11 Aug 2017, 19:19

10. tedkord (Posts: 14114; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)


I've had my eclipse glasses since last month. Was planning to travel south to observe totality, but I can't because of work.

posted on 11 Aug 2017, 22:41

11. QuadFace (Posts: 158; Member since: 19 Aug 2013)


Only iPhone can do that?

posted on 12 Aug 2017, 02:23

12. ibend (Posts: 6675; Member since: 30 Sep 2014)


"f you are planning on documenting this galactic event with your smartphone"
It's not galactic event..
It's not even our solar system event..
Only earth will get to enjoy the event, while other planets didn't even get the invitation..

posted on 12 Aug 2017, 10:20

13. Rampage_Taco (Posts: 516; Member since: 17 Jan 2017)


And on top of that it's limited to Parts of North America, we are so selfish

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