Category Archives: Visions from the farm

Eclipse 2017 Sunspots visible during early phase of eclipse

This was taken with a solar filter on the lens.    It allowed me to get the early phases of the eclipse.   You can see some sunspots on the surface of the Sun.     According to wikipedia, “Sunspots … Continue reading

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Eclipse 2017 with solar eruptive prominences.

According to NASA, A solar eruptive prominence is a filament of plasma comprised of electrically charged hydrogen and helium. I processed this image by dialing down the white flare and bumping up the saturation on the prominences. Eclipse images may … Continue reading

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Eclipse 2017 video from phantom 4

This video basically shows our house during the eclipse as seen from the air.  We set up on the pool deck to watch and enjoy the eclipse.    I was taking pictures with a couple of camera from the corner … Continue reading

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More Eclipse Images

Three more images.    Big bloom, then a red glow as the sun starts peeking out from behind the moon and finally a big sun flare as the sun starts to come back in its full glory.    The middle … Continue reading

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Totality Eclipse 2017

Wow! I took the day off to see the eclipse.     George Kopp helped me get some photos and video.   The totality was really magical.    It will probably take me a few days to sort through my … Continue reading

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Flamingo (Phoenicopterus missourienses plasticus)

Flamingo (Phoenicopterus missourienses plasticus), a rare sighting on our farm.   Libby does some “babysitting” intermittently.   They like to swim in the pool and check the bird nest boxes.   Libby imported this bird for “camp Libby”.    

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Springtime Roadside Flowers

We get some nice glade flowers along our stretch of Old 179 this time of year.    I took some video with my quadcopter.    Nothing too exciting, but you can listen to relaxing music and imagine that you are … Continue reading

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