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Night at the Thing

By Hugeknot
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.

Tags: Iceland Northern lights Aurora borealis Thingvellir Landscape and travel Ūingvellir

Voters: MalcolmM, Sweep, JouŠo and 35 more

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Comments


Sweep Plus
11 43 England
11 Jan 2008 3:29PM
This is something I am determined to see for real one day, lovey capture.
Barry

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JouŠo Plus
13 56 Finland
11 Jan 2008 3:30PM
another fantastic shot from you........
Aurora Borealis....love them.......

Jouko
MikeA Plus
13 1.3k England
11 Jan 2008 3:31PM
A strange and fascinating looking landscape Tony.

MikeA.
Guillaume Plus
11 119 2 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2008 3:35PM
Surreal! Great shot. Where was it taken?
Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
11 Jan 2008 3:35PM
Great image - well captured.
regards Richard.
11 Jan 2008 4:05PM
Stunning colours & composition.
Mia
SKavanagh Plus
10 312 5 England
11 Jan 2008 4:08PM
Superb shot
Steve
oldhat Plus
10 18 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2008 4:11PM
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
GalleryGirl 10 4 2 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2008 4:27PM
Wow lovely image. Superb colours.
Marilyn x
AnneWorner Plus
10 620 43 United States
11 Jan 2008 4:57PM
Stunning capture of aurora - also love the waterfall in the image.
Anne
11 Jan 2008 6:10PM
Wonderful image and great technical prowess!

Mike
jaktis Plus
14 84 Sweden
11 Jan 2008 6:17PM
Another shot from the aurora master, great to see

Peter
Hugeknot 12 1.2k 2 Iceland
11 Jan 2008 8:37PM
Thanks for your comments!
You certainly did make the most of the situation - great image

Alan
dark_lord Plus
13 2.1k 508 England
11 Jan 2008 10:37PM
Super stuff, this is the best of your little series do far - well at least it's my favourite so far!
You make it look easy, Tony, which I am sure it is not. A stunning image.

Eric
olbell 10 47 1 England
23 Jan 2008 5:51PM
Wow stunning, well captured!

Rgds Ollie
24 Feb 2008 1:28PM
Wow - this is just a magical shot - fantastic.
Andrea

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