Getting The Shot: Danny MacAskill And Solar Eclipse

When a solar eclipse is coming to the Isle of Skye in Scotland, photographer Rutger Pauw wasn’t satisfied with a cliché landscape photo. Instead, he scouted out a sick ridge line shot with cyclist and island native Danny MacAskill and waited for the perfect moment.

This video gives a behind the scenes look at the work that goes into creating an incredible photograph.

MacAskill Eclipse

Sean McCoy

Editorial Director Sean McCoy is a life-long outdoorsman who grew up hunting and fishing central Wisconsin forests and lakes. He joined GearJunkie after a 10-year stint as a newspaperman in the Caribbean, where he learned sailing and wooden-boat repair. Based in GearJunkie's Denver office, McCoy is an avid trail runner, camper, hunter, angler, mountain biker, skier, and beer tester.

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