Nightscapes in Kananaskis

A 25 second exposure and a fast lens (in this case, a Canon 24mm f/1.4 set at f/1.8) revealed wisps of clouds stretching east across the Kananaskis River valley a little after 4 in the morning on October 7th.  The soft green glow betrayed the Aurora Borealis pulsing low over the northern horizon.

Red light from my headlamp illuminated Highway 40 in this 10 second exposure that centered on the hazy Northern Lights.

8 responses

  1. First I saw the clouds and aurora, then the stars-so pretty. That is an interesting effect from the headlamp contrasting with the sky, too.

    October 17, 2018 at 9:10 am

  2. Beautiful

    October 16, 2018 at 9:48 am

  3. Sagenhaft schön !!

    October 16, 2018 at 8:33 am

  4. It’s a fact that the photographer’s skills and the photographer’s eye are critical, but there are times when equipment counts, too! These are wonderful photos and allow those of us with different cameras and lenses to see the world in wonderful new ways.

    October 16, 2018 at 7:39 am

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  6. flo76

    can i repost ?

    October 16, 2018 at 7:31 am

    • For sure. Thank you!

      October 16, 2018 at 7:34 am

      • flo76

        Thank You cert much!

        October 16, 2018 at 7:35 am

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