This didn’t work out quite as well as I’d hoped, but probably a bit better than it should have. Therefore, I’ll make this a brief, unscheduled blog entry.
Equipment: A Panasonic ZS6 travel zoom pocket camera; a carbon fiber monopod for stability; a square of #14 welder’s glass for protection—both eye and camera sensor.
Below are the sequence of photos taken with this make-shift setup, as well as some views of the eclipse as filtered through tree leaves and projected upon a wall.
Don’t worry. I’ll still get three interesting blogs out to you over my normal blog days. Meanwhile: