Night of the Northern Lights – #2

By: Alan Dyer

May 18 2013

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Category: Aurora, Nightscape

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Aperture:f/4
Focal Length:10mm
ISO:800
Shutter:25 sec
Camera:Canon EOS 60D

You know you are in for a good night when the aurora appears even before the sky gets dark.

I shot this in the evening twilight, as the curtains of Northern Lights began their dance in the dusk. Light from the quarter Moon also illuminates the scene. It was a mad rush to get the camera set and aimed to begin shooting. I was also looking after another camera that was shooting a dolly-shot time-lapse of the barn.

For this image I used the Canon 60Da and Canon 10-22mm lens at the widest setting. Even that was not enough to take in the whole of the display that was covering the sky.

– Alan, May 18, 2013 / © 2013 Alan Dyer

 

 

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