The moment of totality arrives as we sit in a boat on Lake Keowee. Wow! Unfortunately the iPhone does not capture the sun well...
From Eclipse - South Carolina
Solar eclipse creates crescent-shaped sunspots when it shines through tree leaves.
A farmer tends to his horses in anticipation of the total eclipse.
Cumulous clouds build as the total eclipse approaches -- we wonder whether we'll get to see it!
Pam, Karen, and Amy view the sun as they anticipate the total eclipse.
Mara and Ashely view the sun as it heads toward total eclipse.
Andy, Amy, Ashley and Mara sit on Lake Keowee waiting for the Total Eclipse of 2017.
Karen, Ashley, and Pam head out to view the eclipse.
Solar eclipse 2017, almost over - note the sunspots!
The sun starts to re-emerge after totality. Solar eclipse 2017, viewed from Lake Keowee South Carolina.
ZOOMED version of the prior photo. Note the corona!
Totality! Half the shutter speed of the prior photo - and only 14 seconds later - note the coronal flares. Total Solar Eclipse 2017, viewed from Lake Keowee South Carolina.
Totality! The corona is now visible. Solar eclipse 2017, viewed from Lake Keowee South Carolina.
The moon has nearly obscured the sun. Solar eclipse 2017, viewed from Lake Keowee South Carolina.
Only a crescent of the sun remains. Solar eclipse 2017, viewed from Lake Keowee South Carolina.
Solar eclipse 2017, viewed from Lake Keowee South Carolina.
The eclipse begins. Solar eclipse 2017, viewed from Lake Keowee South Carolina.
Sandpipers forage at sunrise on New Years Day - Kiawah Island.
From Kiawah winter
Six bucks on Kiawah Island.
New Year's Eve at Kiawah - launching Chinese lanterns with wishes for the new year.
The two fishermen - bass pond, Kiawah Island.
Great blue heron - bass pond, Kiawah Island.
Scout loves running on the beach.
Andy and Scout play ball on the beach.
A buck beside the road on Kiawah Island.
Pelicans at the west tip of Kiawah Island.
Birds at the west tip of Kiawah Island.
Milky Way over Kiawah Island.
From Kiawah night sky
Orion rises over Kiawah Island
Crescent moon setting over Kiawah Island.
A couple walking along the beach at Kiawah Island.