Solar Eclipse
Solar Eclipse
Cheshire, England, 1999

The eclipse of 11th August 1999 had an area of totality which just touched the extreme south west of England. I was all set for a long overnight drive, but in the light of the weather forecasts for Cornwall and Cheshire, I decided to stay at home. A good view of a partial eclipse beats no view of a total eclipse.

I was unable to stick precisely to the intended intervals between frames, because of intermittent cloud, so I just shot the Sun when I could see it. Looking at this picture now, I quite like the effect of the clouds, though that's not what I was saying at the time.