After reading reports from various news stations on July 12th, 2012, I knew there was going to be a strong chance of capturing the aurora borealis over Central Oregon. Almost a month prior I had captured the aurora over Crater Lake by pure coincidence while teaching a workshop. This time I planned to be out in the high country to ensure I was in the right place, at the right time. Read more at

Music composed by Serge Essiambre entitled, 'Healing Waters'. -

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All footage was captured using Nikon equipment. No motion control systems used.

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