A deer under the Northern Lights

During the November 3rd geomagnetic storm, the Aurora Borealis were dancing across the entire sky west of Calgary near Bragg Creek. Desirée and I were outside watching them, mesmerized by the performance, for 3 hours. I didn’t know this deer was nearby on the edge of the forest when I was shooting. It was fun to discover her in this image when I was working through the set this afternoon.

13 responses

  1. And yes the deer is cherry on the top!!

    November 16, 2021 at 11:46 am

  2. What a picture! What a picture! I am mesmerized!! Please can you guide how did you take the picture? What was the process? It’s my dream to witness the northern lights and capture the aurora. Would appreciate your guidance on this.

    November 16, 2021 at 11:46 am

  3. 🤩🤩🤩

    November 16, 2021 at 10:21 am

  4. Beautiful image and alway fun to discover bonus wildlife in our captures!

    November 16, 2021 at 7:16 am

  5. That was a nice discovery !

    November 16, 2021 at 6:59 am

    • Definitely. I must have made enough noise to draw attention but not so much to scare her away.

      November 16, 2021 at 7:11 am

      • Yes 😀 a stunning feat of this beautiful planet

        November 16, 2021 at 7:14 am

  6. This is an amazing photograph. Would love to see the northern lights one day 😀

    November 15, 2021 at 11:29 pm

    • Thank you. I hope you do, they are absolutely my favourite spectacle in the night sky.

      November 16, 2021 at 7:12 am

  7. Iris Buchaski

    Wow…what a great photo!

    Sent from my Bell Samsung device over Canada’s largest network.

    November 15, 2021 at 9:07 pm

  8. Judi Martin

    That is such an incredible picture… you are amazing and we love you so much🙏

    November 15, 2021 at 8:50 pm

    • Thank you Mom. Your encouragement and support mean so much. I love you.

      November 16, 2021 at 7:14 am

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