A total solar eclipse is a rare occurrence and to photograph one is difficult. Ian Plant was determined to make the recent one in the US a success. Here is the story behind the scenesI have been waiting for this moment for almost a year. Twelve months of planning, scheming, research and preparation have all built to a frenzied crescendo pitch of eager nervousness. And then, all of a sudden, like a wave crashing on the shore, the urgent tension breaks, and I’m in the calm of the present.