Arctic Wind

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Went out Aurora hunting with my wife and friends from Denmark, Laura and Jan.

As usual a little patience and luck was needed to see them. When we drove off there was no Aurora activity. As we neared the mountains it became cloudy too. But suddenly the cloud disappeared and the northern lights began to shine.

Its a combination of two exposures, one for the sky, one for the forground. I need to do so because there was no moonlight making the foreground to dark when measuring the sky for a single exposure.

Apreture: f4.0
Time: 1 min & 2 mins
ISO: 400

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  1. David Cartier 74 months ago | reply

    Stunningly Beautiful .. I'm floored, breathless !!! Speechless!
    ( and jealous!)

  2. anahil22 74 months ago | reply

    maravilloso!!!! excelente!!

  3. velvia rules! 74 months ago | reply

    awesome. great job combining those exposures!

  4. Garry - 72 months ago | reply

    "Aurora hunting" sounds alien to me but your results are truly astonishing and captivating. Great work....keep hunting

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  5. tmod 72 months ago | reply

    absolutely stunning photograph!!!! one of the most amazing photos of aurora i've ever seen

  6. mai anne 70 months ago | reply

    the barren white landscape and aurora are very alien to me. i would love to see polar lights someday. your photo is breathtaking. :)

  7. Ævar B. Jak. 69 months ago | reply

    Alger snild, þú ert greinilega sérfærðingur í norðurljósum og nætur ljósmyndun!
    This photo took my BREATH away

    Pls add this photo to the

  8. tourlover 66 months ago | reply

    Wow! This is Quality!
    You must have a special gift...

    This photo is invited to Impressive Light and Color.

  9. GI Les 63 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Spectacular, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  10. Cachalotebil 54 months ago | reply

    Amazing!! with these shots I relly wanna visit iceland!!

  11. d.v.g 53 months ago | reply

    Another really great shot from this series....

    It's amazing the detail both on the snow and on the starred sky.

  12. Sysy * 48 months ago | reply

    What a spectacular shot!

  13. TimeBeforeDawn [deleted] 37 months ago | reply

    what an exquisitely beautiful part of our planet this is
    It looks so serene, tranquil; the night sky there would be magnifique.

  14. Blankspaces22 [deleted] 37 months ago | reply

    those were your shutter speed times?

  15. mauropirata 37 months ago | reply

    simply i love it!

  16. Giulia Majonchi 36 months ago | reply

    AMAZING!!!!!!! I invide u!

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