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Aurora borealis (northern lights)

Discussion in 'Nature' started by Vivalo, Mar 13, 2011.

  1. Vivalo

    Vivalo Olympus loser Subscribing Member

    Nov 16, 2010
    Here are some northern lights that I saw today after work. The green ones are quite common here.





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  2. Gwendal

    Gwendal Mu-43 Veteran

    Jun 6, 2010
    Great stuff - in what region do you live ?
  3. birigoboom

    birigoboom New to Mu-43

    Dec 14, 2010
    Wow. Very nice. What were your settings? i.e. ISO, aperture, shutter, etc.
  4. Vivalo

    Vivalo Olympus loser Subscribing Member

    Nov 16, 2010
    I live in Finnish Lapland, town of Ivalo to be exact, until next friday because I got a job from southern Finland and we are moving back to my home town.

    Iso 200, f/8, 50 sec, jpeg. They were a bit under exposed so I had to bring up some brightness afterwards during post process. They could have been less grainier with more exposure time or wider aperture, but I was in a hurry to not miss those lights.
  5. Djarum

    Djarum Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Dec 15, 2009
    Huntsville, AL, USA
    Very cool. I've never been far enough north to see it.
  6. avidone

    avidone Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Jun 24, 2011
    Rome, Italy
    it was actually thinking about my upcoming December trip on the Norwegian Hurtigruten, and being able to take pics of aurora and in arctic winter twilight that got me to thinking about serious cameras again and led me to this forum and micro 4/3
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  7. jim_khoo

    jim_khoo Mu-43 All-Pro

    Apr 9, 2010
    Kuala Lumpur
  8. Alanroseman

    Alanroseman Super Moderator Emeritus

    Dec 21, 2010
    New England
    Well, we're happy you showed up!

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