the aurora

Discussion in 'General' started by Beth Anthony, Oct 12, 2019.

  1. Beth Anthony

    Beth Anthony Well-Known Member

    i went to iceland for a few weeks in late september. it was cloudy most of the time. towards the end of the trip the sky cleared. the first night i saw the aurora it was just a thin white cloud in the sky. after a 40 second exposure i had some greens and purples and movement in the stars. the night before i left there was a strong aurora forecast. i grabbed the second shot at kleifarvatn, south of reykjavik. that one was a 5 second exposure.
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  2. Dave Farnes

    Dave Farnes Well-Known Member

    A beautiful country, had a 3 day mini break there myself a few years ago.

    That is a fantastic pair of images. The lighting of the classic car against the sky works very well, the second is just beautiful.
    Well done!
     
  3. John Holland

    John Holland Well-Known Member

    Wow, excellent images. Seeing an aurora is on my list.
     
  4. Rob MacKillop

    Rob MacKillop Edinburgh Correspondent

    What John said, x 2!
     
  5. Beth Anthony

    Beth Anthony Well-Known Member

    thanks guys. it was a good trip. i definitely need to go back.
     
  6. Pete Askew

    Pete Askew Admin

    What a gorgeous pair of images, Beth.

    It's on the list!
     
  7. Rhonda Smith

    Rhonda Smith Active Member

    2 very stunning images. I have only ever seen the Northern lights once here in Rhode Island., about 20 yrs ago. I did not have a camera with me. Lost opportunity, sad to say.
     
  8. Steve Boykin

    Steve Boykin Well-Known Member

    What camera are you using for these photos? They are both fantastic. The one with the car is amazing!! I am particularly interested in how you processed the image. It's incredibly sharp. Fascinating and extremely effective.
     

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