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So you want to photograph the total solar eclipse? Here's your how-to guide

Taking good pictures of the upcoming total solar eclipse on Monday, April 8, 2024, will require more than your average photo shoot.

Maine Public Creative Services Producer Brian Bechard spoke with John Meader, owner and director of the Maine-based Northern Stars Planetarium about what it takes.

From the camera equipment you'll need to safety and logistics considerations and post-processing your photos, here's everything you need to know to come home safely with a good picture of this incredible phenomenon.