It's not hard at all, you just have to be at the right place at the right time :)
Never lay down!
Their excuse for better contrast & sharpness is that their gear orbits the sun without an atmosphere to interfere. :)
I've spent hours trying in vain in the past, then managed a few all in the same lunchtime. It might just be that I stopped chasing them and lay in wait instead!
Thanks everyone for the kind comments.
ich weiss gar nicht wo sie hingekommen ist, meine Fahrkarte von Elend nach Sorge - schöne Erinnerung an einen ganzen Tag bei -18°C auf der Plattform - schön dass es sie immer noch gibt ...
Mike, benvenuto nel gruppo "Farfalle ed insetti vari" - Welcome to the group "Butterflies and various insects". I wish you many beautiful photos. Greetings from Italy, Luigino.
Thanks Lex, I'm glad the fog hadn't cleared in the time it took me to go home for my camera!