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Aurora Australis March 27th
Lens: Sigma 17-50 2.8 Camera: K-50 Photo Location: Queenstown New Zealand ISO: 1600 Shutter Speed: Above 6s Aperture: F2.8 
Posted By: following.eric, 03-27-2017, 10:53 PM

Shot on the night of March 27th. A big showing from the Aurora Australis. My third time getting to see it. But this time it was on another level. Although you can see the colours with you naked eye, I could see the beams and you could tell when it was erupting, you could see the beams dancing over the mountains and I kept firing the shutter. I did another time lapse but have not put it together yet.

This was a three shot Pano from the K-50 and Sigma, proving to be a great combo of lens and price for what I shot. Edited lightly in lightroom. This is pretty much what the jpegs looked like in the back of the camera while shooting.


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Quite spectacular shot there.
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Wow! Spectacular light Show!
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Natures got a way when it come to displays like this, well captured indeed.

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What a fantastic show. Beautiful image.
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Stunning... Color me 100% jealous of such a sight!
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Well done!
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I've seen several auroras here, but only one that had the red. It was stunning! Your capture is awesome! That would make a great enlargement for your home!

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Very nice, glad the lens is working for you!
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An impressive scene. Good camera work and stitching too.
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I have only seen the Aurora Australis once in my 60 odd years. That night it was a pale green glow in the south. I was rapt to see it then but it was nothing at all comapared to this fantastic light show. Well captured.
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QuoteOriginally posted by following.eric Quote
Shot on the night of March 27th. A big showing from the Aurora Australis. My third time getting to see it. But this time it was on another level. Although you can see the colours with you naked eye, I could see the beams and you could tell when it was erupting, you could see the beams dancing over the mountains and I kept firing the shutter. I did another time lapse but have not put it together yet.

This was a three shot Pano from the K-50 and Sigma, proving to be a great combo of lens and price for what I shot. Edited lightly in lightroom. This is pretty much what the jpegs looked like in the back of the camera while shooting.

Simply amazing! Thanks for sharing.

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QuoteOriginally posted by following.eric Quote
Shot on the night of March 27th. A big showing from the Aurora Australis. My third time getting to see it. But this time it was on another level. Although you can see the colours with you naked eye, I could see the beams and you could tell when it was erupting, you could see the beams dancing over the mountains and I kept firing the shutter. I did another time lapse but have not put it together yet.

This was a three shot Pano from the K-50 and Sigma, proving to be a great combo of lens and price for what I shot. Edited lightly in lightroom. This is pretty much what the jpegs looked like in the back of the camera while shooting.

What a breathtaking shot!
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