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October Aurora in MaineMike from @Taylor Photography caught the dance of the aurora borealis on a recent shoot in Maine (US). The display was dramatic, but was over relatively quickly. He said that the strong vertical spikes and visible oval shape of the aurora were quite a sight. Shown here is one frame from a 40 minute time lapse that he took next to a small pond. The reflection on the water makes this image all the more memorable.If you want a quick tutorial on aurora, Phil Plait offers a concise explanation here.Equipment and settings:Nikon D600Nikon 14-24mm @ 14mmf/2.8ISO 125030 second exposureProcessing: Lightroom 4 and Photoshop CS5-JFMike Taylor - Taylor PhotographyHome: http://miketaylorphoto.com/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/miketaylorphotoG+: https://plus.google.com/u/0/103061264201152866620/postsPinterest: http://pinterest.com/taylorphoto1/ View high resolution

October Aurora in Maine

Mike from @Taylor Photography caught the dance of the aurora borealis on a recent shoot in Maine (US). The display was dramatic, but was over relatively quickly. He said that the strong vertical spikes and visible oval shape of the aurora were quite a sight. Shown here is one frame from a 40 minute time lapse that he took next to a small pond. The reflection on the water makes this image all the more memorable.

If you want a quick tutorial on aurora, Phil Plait offers a concise explanation here.

Equipment and settings:
Nikon D600
Nikon 14-24mm @ 14mm
f/2.8
ISO 1250
30 second exposure
Processing: Lightroom 4 and Photoshop CS5

-JF

Mike Taylor - Taylor Photography
Home: http://miketaylorphoto.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/miketaylorphoto
G+: https://plus.google.com/u/0/103061264201152866620/posts
Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/taylorphoto1/

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    SO amazing, aurora borealis. Theres so much more to life than you know.