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Northern Lights

By Andrekarl
Well just returned from Norway last night and was privileged enough to see this display two nights ago! We were in Tromso which is 200 miles above the Arctic Circle. Not earth shattering in terms of event intensity but for a first timer it was awesome. Temperature was about -10 or under for all five nights we were there, but I did not have to charge my batteries once! (Thank goodness for the battery grip!) My tripod legs did freeze solid though :S

15 secs at F3.2, ISO 800. Tripod.

PS Thanks to the best GF in the world for making this happen. You know who you are Wink

Tags: Norway Arctic General Aurora Northern lights Tromso Landscape and travel Borealis Flash and lighting

Voters: GavMc, User_Removed, graceland and 58 more

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Comments


John_Horner 15 12 2 England
28 Feb 2007 11:05AM
Amazing shot. To capture this in the sky together with the reflection in the water is just a great bonus.
A very well taken composition all round.
28 Feb 2007 11:06AM
awsome shot. its one of the things i long to go and see.
KarenFB Plus
14 5.6k 180 England
28 Feb 2007 11:06AM
This is gorgeous! Well caught. I love the colours you've captured.
ktcam 16 457 Scotland
28 Feb 2007 11:06AM
An amazing shot. All those deep colours and those stark white mountains and then that awesome display in the sky. Worth getting frostbite for, lol! Fab.
kate
Chant57 Plus
15 395 3 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2007 11:10AM
Fantastic shot! beautiful deep colours in the foreground,contrasting so well agains the snow clad mountains and then topped off with that amazing sky. Super!
C
landandlight 15 46 Scotland
28 Feb 2007 11:17AM
Wow. fantastic shot well captured considering the conditions
dotpix 16 5 Pakistan
28 Feb 2007 11:20AM
Love it...... like it very much... very very well done........ good shot.....

Clicks!

dotPix
Hugeknot 15 1.2k 2 Iceland
28 Feb 2007 11:23AM
Great stuff!
gregbarker 14 4 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2007 11:24AM
So lucky.. been to lapland 4 years on the trot still no Northern lights .. Great shot
shortski 14 3 1 England
28 Feb 2007 11:26AM
you lucky thing i would love to see this, great shot of an amazing sight...jojo
User_Removed 14 16 England
28 Feb 2007 12:26PM
Wonderful capture! Very appealing to have caught both the ambient light and the aurora like this!
Andrew
28 Feb 2007 12:40PM
Just beautiful capture.
Like a lot

Noe
Guillaume 14 119 2 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2007 12:47PM
Awsome capture Andre! This image deserves at least 30 votes and an EC. Click!
Guillaume
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Bellie 14 507
28 Feb 2007 1:02PM
... from your profile...
Quote:UPDATE: Off to Norway soon to try and catch the Northern Lights. Will be gutted if I dont but hopefully there will still be loads around to photograph!


Job done then!!! great shot.

Andy
RichardRH 14 29 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2007 1:29PM
Simply beautiful! Nature at it's best.

Richard
Maiwand 14 3 73 England
28 Feb 2007 1:46PM
Astounding shot. Very well done.
Ron
graceland 16 2.5k 2 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2007 2:23PM
wow just wow well done
User_Removed 16 3.3k Russian Federation
28 Feb 2007 3:05PM
Absolute belter!
AlanBW 14 20 England
28 Feb 2007 3:28PM
An amazing capture, very well done
PatrickSmith 16 1.2k 2 United States
28 Feb 2007 3:38PM
Job well done! And nicely composed too. Not just a 'shot of the Aurora.'

Patrick
moni 13
28 Feb 2007 3:45PM
wow! absolutely gorgeous!
rontear Plus
17 23 9 England
28 Feb 2007 4:56PM
Spent 4 nights in Finland -32, never got a glimpse. On my hit list, fantastic sight and image. Ron.
Andrekarl 14 7 South Africa
28 Feb 2007 5:15PM
Thanks all for your kind and generous comments! My first RC too Grin Will post a couple more soon! Watch this space. Cheers, Andre
didgpix 14
28 Feb 2007 5:56PM
Excellent capture, stunning image.
Rende 13 38 4 Netherlands
28 Feb 2007 6:05PM
absolutely fabulous!
Rende
oldbiddy 15 4 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2007 11:26PM
Fabulous shot superb colours

Biddy
2 Mar 2007 11:00PM
Belting good shot Andre, well worth missing Focus for! Look forward to seeing more of these, click, Mac
Great photo! Worth freezing to get it. JeanNoelC
canongirl08 15 18 United Kingdom
4 Mar 2007 4:33PM
wow another stunning capture!
click
regards
chelseaki
colin 16 697 5 Scotland
6 Mar 2007 6:22PM
I'd love to witness this phenomenon in person, but I guess this may be as close as I'll ever manage.
Thanks for posting. Wonderful image!
Colin

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