Protect your eyes, it always says. Do not look too long in the sun and if, then only with proper, functioning, not faked and certainly not bended eye protection. But who would have thought that the eclipse of the sun would be a danger to cameras pointing to them?
The American camera loan Lensrentals can now sing a song of it: some expensive cameras went through the eclipse of the sun and also took a few pictures of it to prove it. And: Aua Aua.
Image Gallery: Camera gear damaged by the eclipse | 7 photos