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I have been determined to get this shot!

Although the aurora forecast was low, the sky was very clear so I decided to venture out for some night shots. To my surprise the northern lights appeared... so I made the most of my situation.

This is a HDR blended with a short exposure to get rid of the star trails. The longest exposure was 25min.

Camera:Canon EOS 40D
Lens:Canon 17-40L
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Night at the Thing
Username:Hugeknot Hugeknot
Uploaded:11 Jan 2008 - 3:23 PM
Tags:Aurora borealis, Iceland, Landscape / travel, Northern lights, Thingvellir, Ūingvellir
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Sweep
Sweep  843 forum posts England
11 Jan 2008 - 3:29 PM

This is something I am determined to see for real one day, lovey capture.
Barry

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JouŠo
JouŠo  1056 forum posts Finland
11 Jan 2008 - 3:30 PM

another fantastic shot from you........
Aurora Borealis....love them.......

Jouko

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MikeA
MikeA  91166 forum posts England
11 Jan 2008 - 3:31 PM

A strange and fascinating looking landscape Tony.

MikeA.

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Guillaume
Guillaume  7119 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2008 - 3:35 PM

Surreal! Great shot. Where was it taken?

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2008 - 3:35 PM

Great image - well captured.
regards Richard.

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mialewis
mialewis  6 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2008 - 4:05 PM

Stunning colours & composition.
Mia

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SKavanagh
SKavanagh  6312 forum posts England5 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2008 - 4:08 PM

Superb shot
Steve

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oldhat
oldhat  6 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2008 - 4:11 PM

Drawn to this by the caption, wondering if 'the Thing' was Thingvellir (which I visited many many years ago) - and it was! A great capture
Gerald

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GalleryGirl
11 Jan 2008 - 4:27 PM

Wow lovely image. Superb colours.
Marilyn x

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AnneWorner e2 Member 6606 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States41 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2008 - 4:57 PM

Stunning capture of aurora - also love the waterfall in the image.
Anne

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oldgreyheron
oldgreyheron e2 Member 7124 forum postsoldgreyheron vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2008 - 6:10 PM

Wonderful image and great technical prowess!

Mike

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
11 Jan 2008 - 6:17 PM

Another shot from the aurora master, great to see

Peter

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Hugeknot
Hugeknot  91212 forum posts Iceland2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2008 - 8:37 PM

Thanks for your comments!

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11thearlofmar
11 Jan 2008 - 8:49 PM

You certainly did make the most of the situation - great image

Alan

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dark_lord Critique Team 101464 forum postsdark_lord vcard England125 Constructive Critique Points
11 Jan 2008 - 10:37 PM

Super stuff, this is the best of your little series do far - well at least it's my favourite so far!

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Eric_Hendershot

You make it look easy, Tony, which I am sure it is not. A stunning image.

Eric

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olbell
olbell  647 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2008 - 5:51 PM

Wow stunning, well captured!

Rgds Ollie

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m3lem  8 England
24 Feb 2008 - 1:28 PM

Wow - this is just a magical shot - fantastic.
Andrea

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