I used a Canon 5D MK IV and put on my 70 - 300 USM Lens. I set my focus to infinity and waited for the eclipse to begin. I shot the eclipse picture at 1/6 shutter speed, 100 ISO, f/13 manually focused at 300mm. I used a 2 second shutter delay option on my camera to limit camera shake and had my camera mounted on a Manfrotto MT055xPRO3 Tripod with a 502HD head. By using a longer shutter speed, I was able to achieve a sharp eclipse while simultanelously capturing the motion blur of the clouds via the long exposure. This was the shot that I took at the end of the totality phase when the sun began to reemerge. This final shot has not been resized or retouched.
minor retouching would improve this greatly, it might even be a 5 with that flare and the weird glows removed
Thanks Leo! If Solar Eclipse's we're so rare, I would have gladly retouched it. I didn't want to embellish it.