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I've just returned from a week long landscape and aurora workshop run by Antony Spencer in the Lofoten Islands in northern Norway. On our second night we were treated to a sky filling display, rising up from behind the mountains near the beach.

Brand:Sony
Camera:Sony NEX-3N
Lens:Samyang 16mm f/2
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:18 Feb 2014 - 8:28 PM
Lens Max Aperture:f/1.0
Shutter Speed:15sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Lofoten Aurora
Username:AntHolloway AntHolloway
Uploaded:25 Feb 2014 - 9:33 PM
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Jimmy29
Jimmy29  2 United Kingdom
25 Feb 2014 - 9:36 PM

Wow. This is quality I really need to do this before at least once in my life....very we'll done a a brilliant capture


Jim

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brian17302
brian17302 Plus Member 3brian17302 vcard United Kingdom12 Constructive Critique Points
25 Feb 2014 - 9:58 PM

Stunning Aurora image with super reflections. Well done

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Rev2
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25 Feb 2014 - 10:05 PM

Unreal, surreal, beautiful. I'm envious.

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51258 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England142 Constructive Critique Points
25 Feb 2014 - 10:17 PM

What an opportunity... what a result, Ant.

Dave

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fazzer
fazzer Plus Member 544 forum postsfazzer vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
25 Feb 2014 - 10:35 PM

wow, superb Smile

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DonMc
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25 Feb 2014 - 11:07 PM

Amazing image!Smile
Don

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AntHolloway
25 Feb 2014 - 11:17 PM

Cheers all for your comments and user awards, it really is an amazing landscape and with the bonus of the chance of auroras. We were lucky and had 3 nights with clear enough skies and auroral activity.

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iosatel
iosatel  1 Belgium
26 Feb 2014 - 12:45 AM

Fantastic image!

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peekay2001
26 Feb 2014 - 1:19 AM

a superb beauty.. poetic.. melodramatic.. stunning.. no less.

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cats_123
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26 Feb 2014 - 7:29 AM

I'm adding my UA here...such clarity Smile

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fotobee
fotobee  1 South Africa3 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2014 - 8:17 AM

Surreal and very beautiful, very well taken shot. Regards Martin

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PhilT2
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26 Feb 2014 - 10:26 AM

Now that's one of the best I've seen.

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AntHolloway
26 Feb 2014 - 1:00 PM

Thanks again and to cats_123 and Alan for your user awards.

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Niknut
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26 Feb 2014 - 4:51 PM

Wow !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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edrhodes
edrhodes  10543 forum posts United Kingdom12 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2014 - 5:30 PM

Have to say Ant, I'd of been disappointed if this wasn't awarded an EC!

Ed

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AntHolloway
26 Feb 2014 - 5:38 PM

Cheers niknut and Ed and Pete of course - I'm well chuffed to get an EC for my first upload from the trip! As I said before it really is a great landscape to explore with the bonus of nature's own light show!

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philgood
philgood  3 United Kingdom
26 Feb 2014 - 5:49 PM

What a site to be seen, awesome, to capture and to share, nice one Smile

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adrian_w
adrian_w Plus Member 73475 forum postsadrian_w vcard Scotland4 Constructive Critique Points
26 Feb 2014 - 8:34 PM

What a sky. Certainly didn't look like that when I was there. (Mind you, it was July).

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Feb 2014 - 11:54 AM

Wow, how wonderful.
Lucky you !

B.

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AnnJ
AnnJ  3 Scotland
1 Mar 2014 - 5:59 PM

Fantastic! wonderful! Ann.

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AnnChown
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2 Mar 2014 - 8:17 PM

Lucky you! Beautifully composed and taken!

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AntHolloway
3 Mar 2014 - 1:29 PM

Thanks a bundle to the EPZ team for selecting this as POTW!

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WhiteRose1
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3 Mar 2014 - 4:04 PM

A worthy winner, Ant, congratulations.

Dave

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edrhodes
edrhodes  10543 forum posts United Kingdom12 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2014 - 6:32 PM

The right choice....well done Ant.

Ed.

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derekhansen
derekhansen Plus Member 6200 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom24 Constructive Critique Points
3 Mar 2014 - 9:40 PM

Wow! Is the right word here Ant. A stunning image and deservedly rewarded. Congratulations.
Derek

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C_Daniels
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4 Mar 2014 - 8:21 PM

Great capture Ant, the sky is a good enough shot on it's own but you've also a pleasing landscape shot too.

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fiddlefingers
5 Mar 2014 - 1:56 PM

Great photo, but intrigued by the sharpness of the ripples in the water with a 15 second exposure. Was flash used to freeze the foreground ripples?

Last Modified By fiddlefingers at 5 Mar 2014 - 1:59 PM

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mashwood10
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5 Mar 2014 - 3:11 PM

OMG !!!!! Not more to say !!!!

PamGrinGrinGrin

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AntHolloway
8 Mar 2014 - 6:31 PM

Thanks Dave, Ed, Caleb, Tom and Pam. Tom - The ripples are in the wet sand and so were still, just reflecting the light from above.

Ant.

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Licorice
Licorice  1 Thailand
13 Mar 2014 - 3:59 AM

Wow, stunning. I wanted to give my daily user award to this photo but it won't let me cause of the date it was uploaded. If I could I would though. Such an amazing shot.

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fiddlefingers
24 Mar 2014 - 1:55 PM

Ah, now it makes perfect sense. Thanks for the reply Ant. Great photo, the composition looks like one of those once in a lifetime events where everything comes perfectly together.

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orionmystery
29 Apr 2014 - 9:57 AM

Amazing shot. Wish I could witness this in real life one day!

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sinned67
sinned67  1 United Kingdom
3 Jun 2014 - 11:12 AM

Fantastic photo, Great its as if I was there

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