Stephen Wilkes has a thing for Compo Beach.
And National Geographic has a thing for Stephen Wilkes.
In June, the magazine’s very popular Instagram feed featured the talented Westport photographer’s shot of some amazing clouds — framed by a lifeguard stand — after a storm.
In a matter of hours, it gained hundreds of thousands of likes — and admiring comments in dozens of languages.
Yesterday, the Natgeo Instagram feed included Wilkes’ lovely shot of Sunday night’s fantastic eclipse.
A view we won’t have again until 2033. In many parts of the US, clouds obstructed this incredible phenomenon. In my case, I drove a few miles from my home to a local beach and was very excited to find a clear sky, allowing me to take an unobstructed photo of the #bloodmooneclipse.
Once again, “06880” is where Westport meets the world — as well as the moon, the sky and the stars.
(Hat tip: Kathie Motes Bennewitz)