A total guide to taking photographs of the Northern lights for Digital Cameras & wide angle lenses. This night photography guide includes camera settings, equipment suggestions and some Northern lights photo examples.
This extraordinary photo was taken in the middle of the night in South Iceland. It was taken on a full moon night in October just before 1 a.m. Believe it or not, the post processing challenge was to darken the image to make it look a little bit more like a night photo. The moon was behind me…
This South Iceland spot can be very good for Northern lights photography because there is a possibility of capturing a reflection of the Aurora Borealis in the landscape.
This night photograph, from Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon in Iceland, captured Northern Lights and a comet disappearing into the North sky over Iceland.
This is the best place you could possibly stand to photograph the Northern lights. Once you have captured floating glacier icebergs with an aurora reflecting in the still lake, it is difficult to top.
Northern lights are a real treat for the travel photographer, but what’s the point if you can’t see the landscape your are visiting? This post looks at the HDR technique and how it can be used at night for Northern lights.
Northern lights can add an extra dimension to night photography because they add strong colours and depth to the sky. This post looks at processing an Aurora panorama.
Northern lights photography on the Diamond Beach Iceland. This Northern Lights photo was blessed with a superb wash of ocean during the long exposure.
This article is about Jökulsarlon and the aurora experience, but mostly it is an examination of how we can become complacent in the presence of great beauty.
The Northern lights in Iceland can yield wonderful displays for your camera, but if you can include some of the landscape you are standing in at the time, it will give your picture a dynamic edge.
Combining the panorama technique with the Northern Lights can only ever be interesting. Let’s explore which conditions suit a Northern lights panorama then we will consider some techniques to help to get the best results.