Northern Lights in Redwood Meadows

Aurora Borealis - 2013 © Christopher Martin

Canon 5DIII camera with a Canon 24 f/1.4 lens: 1.3 seconds at f/1.8 on ISO 2500

The Northern Lights were very active last night.  For three hours I was outside watching the show in the sky and it was the best I have seen so far this year.  This image is from a particularly wild period where there were many streams of light rippling together beneath the stars.

If the image looks pixelated, please click the picture to open up a higher resolution version.

8 responses

  1. Stunning!!!!!!!!!!!

    June 1, 2013 at 8:28 pm

  2. Vicki (from Victoria A Photography)

    Amazing. How lucky you are to see this sight in your part of the world.

    June 1, 2013 at 7:05 pm

  3. what a magnificent show!!!

    June 1, 2013 at 4:13 pm

  4. Wow, Christopher. Magical image.

    June 1, 2013 at 12:21 pm

  5. Lucky you! 🙂 Splendid photo.

    June 1, 2013 at 10:06 am

  6. The stars look like glitter sprinkled over the magnificent colors. Breathtaking photo, Chris!

    June 1, 2013 at 9:28 am

    • Thank you Karen. I hope to get a post with a few more images from that night up soon.

      June 6, 2013 at 7:02 pm

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