Aurora Sommaroy

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Been a while!
Just thought I had better upload something to let you know I am alive. I have been off flickr for a while busy with family and work. My camera has been repaired from its' Atlantic swim and seems to be working nicely. I have been out a bit but have come home with nothing great. Yet to get a 'proper' session going yet.
This shot was taken this January in Sommaroy at a cool spot we searched out during the day and then spent 7 straight hours standing on that night. The aurora wasn't as amazing as on other nights but was still good enough :) You can just make out two photographers on the hill trying to ruin my shots as usual, Tony Spencer and Ole Solamonsen I think. This is two shots focus stacked, lower iso narrower aperture fg. Hope you are all well, and thanks for looking.

P.s. Watch this space for an upcoming Workshop announcement for August in Cornwall. Should be action packed.

Exposure 19
Aperture f/1.8
Focal Length 24 mm
ISO Speed 1600

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  1. Philip Eaglesfield 23 months ago | reply

    Great light and reflections

  2. 13th Zone 23 months ago | reply

    great light capture and colours on the photo!

  3. MurrayH77 23 months ago | reply

    Instant fave (previously).

    Thanks for sharing in ☆The Power Of Now ☆ Group ♥

  4. Dinky Do's 23 months ago | reply

    Stunning Joe, I would love to do that sometime........

  5. PHOTOROTA 23 months ago | reply

    Superb image.

  6. faery3 23 months ago | reply

    WOW! Amazing capture!

  7. Laura Bellamy Johnson 23 months ago | reply

    Absolutely stunning!

  8. H o g n e 23 months ago | reply

    This is spectacular Joe. I must say you made the best out of your trip. I can hardly imagine someone going on "vacation" to this part of the world during the winter. Shows dedication. Respect! :-)

  9. M@ssiP  23 months ago | reply

    really nice shot

  10. Alistair Bennett 23 months ago | reply

    Superb stuff Joe. Love the bit that has already been highlighted. Glad to hear the camera survived (eventually).

  11. Andreas Stephany 23 months ago | reply

    *stunning* What a magic moment to capture on cam...

  12. Darren White Photography 23 months ago | reply

    This turned out sweet....I love how you captured that sky with the lights fanning upwards!!! Excellent work!

  13. Dan Wiklund 23 months ago | reply

    Amazing colors in this. Wow.

  14. Lumac38 23 months ago | reply

    I'm speachless in front of this picture.... great color, great light, great reflexion....

  15. Peter Hulance 22 months ago | reply

    Wow. Just amazing

  16. Willie Huang Photo 21 months ago | reply

    Pinpoint stars, frozen lake, and beautiful aurora. It doesnt get much better than this!

  17. Bellesí_██_ 20 months ago | reply

    Fantastic capture!

  18. Chris Jones / www.bluewaterphotography.co.uk 18 months ago | reply

    Wow superb capture nature at it's best.

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