The moment of eclipse

I’d been at work all night but decided to set an early alarm to see if the weather was being kind enough to allow a view of the eclipse. When I wandered to the window it was cloudy and my thoughts turned back to the land of nod, but Hugo was looking hopeful so I picked up the lead and my camera then headed out. I received regular texts from Julie that the sky was getting lighter and gaps appearing so I wandered a bit more, then the cloud parted…

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After dark & before the dawn

Decided to take the camera to work last night and snapped a couple of shots from the balcony… A few hours later and I made another attempt at photographing Comet Ison as it was well above the horizon yet still stuck in the murk of Appleby’s light pollution. It took a bit of squinting at the screen but now I see it I know what to look for on the other shots πŸ˜‰ Finally on my way home, bleary eyed, I stopped to take a photo of the Moon as…

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