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Aurora Borealis
Posted By: Pål Jensen, 10-21-2008, 02:25 PM

Aurora Borealis

Image 1: Pentax LX, Pentax A 24/2.8. F:4 - auto. Ektachrome 100VS
I framed the scene and waited for four hours for the aurora to show up exactly where I wanted it. It did.

Image 2: Pentax LX. Pentax FA Limited 77/1.8. F:4 - auto. Ektachrome 100VS
Red aurora. Rarely seen.

Image 3: Pentax LX, Pentax A 35/2.8. F2.8 - auto. Ektachrome 100
I waited for two hours for the aurora, framing this mountain but from another location. Nothing happened. I gave up. After driving for awhile the sky exploded. I drove until the aurora matched up with the mountain. I stopped in the middle of the road (this was in the middle of nowhere in the middle of the night) and shot the image.

(hmm the last one turned out a bit fuzzy. I look into it)

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11-01-2008, 10:03 AM   #31
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Great photos!
I have seen only once green northern lights and it was really amazing.
I wish to see those red ones someday...

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They are amazing images - I'm really jealous - I went to Iceland in January hoping to see the Aurora and it was cloudy for my entire trip!

Never seen it yet!
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QuoteOriginally posted by woodworm Quote
They are amazing images - I'm really jealous - I went to Iceland in January hoping to see the Aurora and it was cloudy for my entire trip!

Never seen it yet!

Actually, this one is from Iceland.
Aurora Borealis over Thingvellir National Park, Iceland, during full moon.
Pentax LX. Pentax Limited 43/1.9 at F:4. Ektachrome 200.
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