After viewing a number of eclipse photos on the web, I’ve decided to likewise “cheat”. When you see the total eclipse live, you’re primarily seeing white light. Most of the photos you see from the event thus similarly show a white solar aura around the dark disc of the moon. However, you also see photos with a very colorful, warm light.
I’m calling it…it’s “cheating”. It’s clearly applying some kind of warming filter. I don’t do much in the way of photoshop manipulation, but I actually do kind of like the look of the “warm” colored eclipse. Here’s my shot at doing the same: