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Wonder Valley | by Ole C. Salomonsen
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Wonder Valley

 

"Wonder Valley"

 

A shot from within a beautiful valley surrounded with huge steep arctic mountains.

Standing on crystal clear ice allowing for awesome reflections. Again this was a shot/sequence done deliberately inbetween the biggest bursts of auroras as I did not want the auroras to dominate too much in the picture in total. I particularly enjoy the curvy shape of this rather slow, still majestic, auroras dancing over my head.

 

This is a shot from a scene I am consdidering including in my new aurora video I am working on.

 

I have been in a huge fight with myself for two days now weather to crop and go for a portrait shot using the stones alone with the ice and reflections. But I figured the mountains are what makes this valley, what makes this shot, and they put things into perspective. So here we go..

 

Canon EOS 5D Mark II + Nikon 14-24 2.8 @14mm, f/2.8

 

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Hope you like it,

 

Best,

Ole

 

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Taken on February 1, 2012