We stayed in our own backyard for the 2012 transit, unfortunately the weather did not cooperate. We had some plans to try some through the scope imaging, but clouds simply would not clear. We had a very quick look at the first moments of 1st contact. Can you see Venus nibbling away at the solar disk? (Please click on image for full size). Members of OVAS setup varying white filtered light and hydrogen alpha filtered light solar scopes at the observatory and near the High School football field. But the clouds simply thickended moments after 1st contact.
Here is my setup for the event with the Astro-Physics 130EDF and Mach1 mount with Canon 5DMKII camera. It is always nice to give these special events a real-go effort even though the weather didn't cooperate. We are ready for the next one in 2117!