Aurora Borealis Pictures from Iceland

High Lights

Full moon and superb Aurora at Jökulsarlon. Sometimes the Northern lights are asking to be shot vertically.

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Posted by Iceland Aurora Photo Tours on 2012-10-02 20:39:10

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“A great photograph is one that fully expresses what one feels, in the deepest sense, about what is being photographed.” ― Ansel Adams

The Magic Cloth Photography Technique is a a unique technique to photograph a high dynamic range scene.

The Magic Cloth Technique:


Begin with a filter or low light for a for a slower shutter speed, then over expose the photo by 2 – 3 stops.

Exposure time

Full moon plus Aurora plus reflective surfaces means a shutter speed of around 10 seconds.

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