The majestic Lyngen alps in Troms County, shot on Januar 24 2012, a night containing
spectacular auroras from the hugest solar flare in 7 years. This shot however was
done inbetween the most intense auroras, as I did not want the auroras to steal
all the attention from the beautiful landscape and mountaints. :)
Auroras was all over the skies this evening, which makes it fantastic for documenting
the phenomena, but more challenging to make a landscape photography which balances the
The Lyngen Alps are a major tourist attraction, attracting freeride skiers from
all over the world, every year. Sadly the alps are dangerous and many people often
get injured and have to be rescued. The alps are known for the dangerous steep
walls, but also for it's beauty.
In the foreground a partially frozen pond, giving awesome reflections from the
wonderful aurora dancing over the alps.
Shot with 14mm on a full frame body, so you can imagine the alps are huge!
Very windy, and very cold this evening, but you seem to forget this when
standing there overwhelmed by natures finest displays.
Canon EOS 5D Mark II + Nikon 14-24 2.8 @14mm, f/2.8
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