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Posts Tagged ‘aurora borealis’

February 27th, 2011

Live-Blogging the Aurora

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Aurora Borealis and Spruces, NWT
Greetings from the Arctic Circle! ┬áThis week my friend Steve Shuey and I (as well as our wives and a dear friend) are outside Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, trying to photograph the Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis. ┬áThe sun has been very active lately, so if weather and wind cooperate, we should have a very good …
September 23rd, 2010

Denali Highway Aurora 1

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Denali Highway Aurora 1, Cantwell, Alaska
I just returned from almost 2 weeks in Alaska and had fabulous weather the entire trip. In fact, it was so nice that shooting conditions were less than ideal because there were no clouds in the sky for landscape or wildlife photography. The few times that there were sunrise/sunset clouds were on the days that …
July 9th, 2010

Waiting for the Sky

Posted By Kevin Schafer
Aurora Borealis, Alaska 2003
Midsummer may seem an odd time to be talking about the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, since it is almost never dark now in the high latitudes where the lights are most active. (Then again, now’s the perfect time in Antarctica..) But now may be a good time to think about next winter, when aurora …