To get to see the northern lights (aurora borealis) is a jaw-dropping and mystical event. They're most frequent in October, February and March and the highest frequency is between 6pm and 1am. In order to be able to see them you should avoid the moon and places with a lot of light, as they make the experience considerably paler.
This was my first attempt at creating a timelapse video of the lights.
It was shot on a Canon 7D, with a 30mm f1.4 Sigma lens. Camera on manual mode: 5 second shutter, aperture at f1.4, ISO 200. Manual white balance. I used the Canon TC-80N3 to time the intervals of the exposures.
Recorded in Leksvik, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway.
63.66° North, 10.64° East. From 10pm to 12am on February 15th, 2010.
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