The Great North American Eclipse happened recently and here in Raleigh we weren’t in the path of totality, but did get ~78% coverage.

Here are some photos I took during these conditions, no fancy camera, just my phone in my backyard during the event’s unique lighting conditions.

Lens flare in the shape of the eclipse with contrails

Another lens flare

Last lens flare I promise

Japanese Maple

Japanese Maple

Our dog (ears missing)

Our dog (ears found)

Celtic Green Man

Pinhole shadows through foliage