Reflections of a Solar Eclipse

Solar-Eclipse-Reflection

For Jennifer Nichole Wells’ One Word Photo Challenge, I am submitting these photos for the theme of “Sun.”

In 2012, there was a solar eclipse visible in Northern California. The conditions were right for us to watch this rare cosmic event through the filter of the trees in our front yard. A few moments later I turned around and noticed the how the filtered reflections of the eclipse danced on the side of the house like crescent kites.

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Reflections from the solar eclipse are filtered through the trees.

And just for fun, I included the requisite sunset photo at the Sacramento Delta.

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Sun sets on stand-up paddlers on the delta

14 Comments on “Reflections of a Solar Eclipse

  1. Pingback: One Word Photo Challenge: Storm | Jennifer Nichole Wells

  2. Very cool crescents ! I’ve never seen a solar eclipse … I can imagine the awesome sight!
    And ahhhh, what a lovely scene on the water…
    Lovely pics, my friend!
    Cheers !
    *Lia

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  3. This is absolutely lovely! Canterbury had a 70% visible solar eclipse a few weeks ago, but England being England, it was too cloudy to see! I made cardboard ‘viewers’ and everything. Oh well. I love your images!

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