Orvill Aakra captured this picture of the solar eclipse over the forest line back in 2003. It was when, according to him, he had no usable equipment so he had to improvise a lot.
Orvill used a 3mp compact camera, and taped a 8×50 marine binocular to the front along with a welding glass. No tripod. Now that’s being creative!
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