Adam Balsam was among the many people who got up early to get a good view of the eclipse, which in his case meant a trip to Wollaston Beach. At first, it was disappointing, because clouds obscured the show as the sun broke above the horizon, but once the sun rose high enough, the show was on.
Jake reports he got up extra early so he could be in position at the top of the Great Blue Hill at 4:30 a.m. "After a cloudy start, my fellow early risers and I got a great view of the eclipse just after its 5:33 peak."
Even with the clouds, there were still some nice views to be had, he adds:
Jiayu woke up early as well and captured the eclipse over Boston and the Charles from the Harvard Bridge in this composite shot:
Ed Grzyb looked up from the Arnold Arboretum:
Paul Friedmann got the meadow's eye view at the Arboretum:
Matt Frank went to Winthrop: