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Nigel G    1,339

A very special event indeed.

Lovely images, shame they were not from Essex so I could see them too.

One of my things to do. :) 

Well done.

Nige.

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Nigel G    1,339

Where were these taken? It's a beautiful scene.

We both make the big 50 this year and are looking for something special to do.

Nige.

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RichLD    665
On 10/02/2017 at 11:52, Nigel G said:

Where were these taken? It's a beautiful scene.

We both make the big 50 this year and are looking for something special to do.

Nige.

Not sure if it was Iceland but I was taken there by my lovely OH some years ago for my 40th and got a stunning display on my b'day night. Highly recommended!

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skywatcher250    108

Hey all.   Absolutely beautiful up here in ivalo (Finnish Lapland).   I'm still here actually.   Thanks for the comments.  Literally my first proper Astro shots I'm pleased with.   No lights since these sadly but lots of Star shots. I'll pop a couple up in a few mins.   

Mostly shot at f2.8 / 16mm ultra wide. ISO 320 (yes I know it's low but it works for me) 14-25 second shots.   

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skywatcher250    108

6176687888_IMG_0362.JPGIncidentally, I'm aware of certain under / over exposure elements across the board.  I am still here so am unable to post process ........ I'm not even sure I want too.  I'm still a beginner and I feel the images deserve to be left well alone 😀

 

Once I improve I can criticise myself from these 

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skywatcher250    108

finally got round to a bit of post editing, i actually prefer the original but with this you can see the purples as well as the greens

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Victor Boesen    234

Wow! Very nice pictures you got there. I have always wanted to see the northern lights, and I sure do have a lot of years left to experience it.

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Daniel-K    2,665

great shots. they are all really clean considering the low light. what camera was you using?

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skywatcher250    108
5 hours ago, Daniel-K said:

great shots. they are all really clean considering the low light. what camera was you using?

Canon 6d, 18-35 iii Lens 

 

my my first real crack at pics.   I'm very happy 

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Daniel-K    2,665
3 minutes ago, skywatcher250 said:

Canon 6d, 18-35 iii Lens 

 

my my first real crack at pics.   I'm very happy 

i was tempted by the 6D. but i opted for another 5DMIII  

 

where they shot in AV?

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skywatcher250    108
16 hours ago, Daniel-K said:

i was tempted by the 6D. but i opted for another 5DMIII  

 

where they shot in AV?

shot in AV - F-stop was 2.8 - 21 second exposures @ 320 ISO

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