Posts Tagged ‘Northern Lights’

Those Northern Lights

Posted: December 23, 2021 in Norway

One of the main reasons for us going to Norway was to see the Northern Lights, We were fortunate to see them on 4 occasions during our cruise, the last of which was definitely the best. It is odd that they seem far more coloured in the photos than they do to the eye (this was explained to us as being due to the differences in the way the two lens collect and process light).

A fantastic sight!


Posted: February 14, 2014 in Astronomy

One of the astronomical things I would love to get to see are the Northern lights. Here’s a great picture of this awesome phenomenon




Photo Credit: Harald Albrightsen: CLICK photo for larger view and see below for information and links.

Here’s another amazing shot of the aurora by Harald Albrightsen.
There’s no doubt it’s been a poor solar maximum for solar cycle 24, but if you live in the right locations there are still plenty of chances to see the aurora borealis and perhaps even capture it in stunning fashion like Mr. Albrightsen did here on January 9, 2014 while in Kvaloya, Tromso, Norway.
Aurora are tricky targets just to view let alone photograph but with patience, planning, practice patience and probably blowing a few great shots before you get it right, you can take amazing photos of them. Admittedly, I haven’t been able to capture any this cycle due to almost constant cloud cover and a minimum level of activity in my location. And as always, Murphy’s Law dictates that…

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