Auroras
Taken by Steven Kozma on September 21, 2018 @ Guesthouse Frost and Fire, Hverhamar, 810 Hverager├░i, Iceland
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  Camera Used: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D850
Exposure Time: 5/1
Aperture: f/2.8
ISO: 800
Date Taken: 2018:10:03 12:53:42
 
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Details:
Settings: (Same for each photo),
Camera: Nikon D850,
Lens: Tokina AT-X 116 PRO DX II 11-16mm F2.8,
Focal Length: 13mm,
Exposure: 5 seconds @ f/2.8,
ISO 800.
Experience:
The auroras started at about 9:30pm. They werent very strong at first. Just little bands that played across the sky. Once in a while theyd brighten up a bit and they reminded me of a jazz pianist, those green and purple columns dancing like keys on a piano. At about 11:10 pm I decided to go back inside as I wanted to enjoy them with my wife (Janeene) while looking out our hotel window. As soon as I came inside I took off my coat and was in the process of putting away the camera gear when Janeene leapt up and exclaimed Steve! Look! Look! Look! I had turned my back for less than a minute and they had exploded in bright greens and purples, the brightest Ive ever seen. This intensity lasted all but a few minutes and it went back to a glowing haze that danced around the rest of the night. The camera was previously setup to take 5 second exposures, so the quickness of the lights is blurred in the first two photos.
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