photograph, 1.28 MB, 2017, free for download
As the moment approached, the forest went silent. What had been a world filled with sound was now devoid of even the rustle of leaves in the wind. Colors lost their vibrancy and everything became dim; almost gray. In an instant, the colorless horizon became a deep orange that encompassed us entirely. Directly above, the moon completely obscured the sun save for a ring of platinum light that escaped its dark clutches. For a second all life stopped. Then the sun’s radiance returned and brought with it the sounds and colors of daily life.