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Northern Lights from this weekend
« on: May 30, 2017, 03:27:35 PM »
I thought Hunt-WA may like my northern lights photos from this weekend up in the Mt. Baker area.







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Re: Northern Lights from this weekend
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2017, 03:55:50 PM »
Thats awesome! Always a treat to see down this way!
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Re: Northern Lights from this weekend
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2017, 04:09:08 PM »
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Re: Northern Lights from this weekend
« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2017, 04:10:49 PM »
I had heard there was a decent electrical storm that put a bunch of people out of power.. out east I'll have to try and find the article.

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Re: Northern Lights from this weekend
« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2017, 04:18:54 PM »
Awesome Shane!  :tup:
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Re: Northern Lights from this weekend
« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2017, 04:21:16 PM »
I was so angry. I saw some amazing pics taken from right behind my house looking north while we were out of town.
Thanks for sharing. Those are some awesome photos.
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Re: Northern Lights from this weekend
« Reply #6 on: May 30, 2017, 04:37:29 PM »
Awesome pics, Shane!  Thank you for sharing.

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Re: Northern Lights from this weekend
« Reply #7 on: May 30, 2017, 04:42:19 PM »
I too was very upset.  Spent the weekend in the woods with family out of cell service.  I have several apps that let me know when Northern Lights have the potential of showing.  I've spent many hours standing around in the cold and the wind (seems like winter is the best time of year) trying to get some pics.  I have a few OK pics but nothing like in this thread. 

Saw on the Yellowstone FB page that they saw them too.  Some pretty cool pics of YNP scenery with Northern Lights.
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Re: Northern Lights from this weekend
« Reply #8 on: May 30, 2017, 04:44:35 PM »
I too was very upset.  Spent the weekend in the woods with family out of cell service.  I have several apps that let me know when Northern Lights have the potential of showing.  I've spent many hours standing around in the cold and the wind (seems like winter is the best time of year) trying to get some pics.  I have a few OK pics but nothing like in this thread. 

Saw on the Yellowstone FB page that they saw them too.  Some pretty cool pics of YNP scenery with Northern Lights.

For what it's worth, I couldn't see them around 11pm Sunday night from Alpowa Ridge. They said there was a chance of seeing them. Not sure if they were visible there Saturday night or not.
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Re: Northern Lights from this weekend
« Reply #9 on: May 30, 2017, 05:20:01 PM »
Awesome photos, love the range of color.

Thanks for sharing.
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Re: Northern Lights from this weekend
« Reply #10 on: May 30, 2017, 06:04:35 PM »
That is awesome, if you do not mind me asking what was your setup to get a shot like that?
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Re: Northern Lights from this weekend
« Reply #11 on: May 30, 2017, 06:13:34 PM »
 Beautiful shots. Thank you for posting.
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Re: Northern Lights from this weekend
« Reply #12 on: May 30, 2017, 08:59:18 PM »
That is awesome, if you do not mind me asking what was your setup to get a shot like that?

I was shooting my Canon 6D with a 24-70mm F2.8L lens. 

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Re: Northern Lights from this weekend
« Reply #13 on: May 30, 2017, 11:00:18 PM »
Beautiful shots!

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Re: Northern Lights from this weekend
« Reply #14 on: May 30, 2017, 11:08:45 PM »
Wow awesome pics :tup:
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Re: Northern Lights from this weekend
« Reply #15 on: May 31, 2017, 05:55:07 PM »
That is awesome, if you do not mind me asking what was your setup to get a shot like that?

I was shooting my Canon 6D with a 24-70mm F2.8L lens. 

Aurora settings:
F2.8, 20s exposure, 28mm zoom, 1600 ISO.

Star shot settings:
F2.8, 20s exposure, 25mm zoom, 1600 ISO.



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Re: Northern Lights from this weekend
« Reply #16 on: June 08, 2017, 11:29:51 AM »
Those are some awesome photos Shane. Thanks for sharing

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Re: Northern Lights from this weekend
« Reply #17 on: June 08, 2017, 12:11:30 PM »
Thanks!  Great photos!   :tup:
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Re: Northern Lights from this weekend
« Reply #18 on: June 08, 2017, 12:32:13 PM »
That's awesome.  Thanks for capturing them.
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Re: Northern Lights from this weekend
« Reply #19 on: June 08, 2017, 12:32:54 PM »
Awesome photos. We saw them from the Idaho wilderness that Saturday night. No color though, just huge white lights rippling across the sky. Pretty amazing to see but lacked that *censored*ness of what you saw.
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Re: Northern Lights from this weekend
« Reply #20 on: June 08, 2017, 07:53:28 PM »
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Re: Northern Lights from this weekend
« Reply #21 on: June 08, 2017, 08:50:32 PM »
 :tup: Great pics!
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Re: Northern Lights from this weekend
« Reply #22 on: June 11, 2017, 03:17:19 PM »
Fabulous shots shanevg   :tup:

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« Reply #23 on: June 11, 2017, 04:38:53 PM »
Stunning, simply stunning!
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Re: Northern Lights from this weekend
« Reply #24 on: June 11, 2017, 05:36:33 PM »
Awesome photos. We saw them from the Idaho wilderness that Saturday night. No color though, just huge white lights rippling across the sky. Pretty amazing to see but lacked that *censored*ness of what you saw.

I don't think that depth of color can be picked up by the human eye.

 

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