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Northern Lights & roadsign
Posted By: emaruyama, 12-17-2008, 11:06 AM

hey folks! how's it going?

I've been using the forum for a while, but haven't really posted any photos... so, decided to post one...

Happy Holidays everybody... hope the "Angels" protect/guide and let us have lots of nice photo opportunities in the upcoming year!



Took this shot last night, by the roadsign with the Northern lights in the background. It was quite cold (-40C windchill, so didn't really want to keep trying different settings...

I've used a fisheye with f/4 and 30s, with an SB26 on manual power (1/32) for the roadsign...

Regards from the north,
Ed
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12-17-2008, 11:18 AM   #2
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nice shot, Ed! good use of the fisheye and good balance of the exposures
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Stunning photo. May I suggest you crop the road out. Or alternately include more of the road. I know it may not be possible because you probably want to include as much sky as possible and still balance the image. I hope one day I can see this beautiful phenomenom. Well done and thanks for posting this image.

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Great photo. It must be a wonderful sight to see the northern lights. I agree with JMR re the road and/or cropping. Thanks for sharing

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Wow, surreal!
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I like it as it seems to me a out of world effect


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Northern Lights & roadsign

hey folks! thanks for all the comments... When I was chimping outside, I didn't realize the road lights were there...


I'd better try it once again when it's not windy.... as it'd be easier to chimp & verify the shots...

Regards,
Ed
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That is a great shot Ed, I'll look forward to seeing it redone in more comfortable conditions.


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I wish I can see some Northern Lights too... Great shot
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Wonderful shot!
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Great shot, we seldom see night sky in greenish tone!
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Another attempt...

hey folks! how's it going?

Thanks for the comments... here's another attempt from last night...




Enjoy! Happy Holidays!

Ed
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great shots. I am often jealous of you folks that get so see the Northern lights. Thanks fro sharing

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great shot! wish i can see the northern lights one day
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I love seeing the Northern Lights, though I don't get to see them very often here in Maine, I am amazed whenever I am fortunate.

Thanks for sharing & Happy Holidays!!!!
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