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Challenge: Free Study 2016-09 (Standard Editing)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon EOS-6D
Lens: Samyang 14mm f/2.8
Location: Iceland
Date: Sep 27, 2016
Aperture: .
ISO: 3200
Shutter: 4sec
Date Uploaded: Sep 27, 2016

Processed in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5, like the other and this.
Tekin with Samyang 14mm f/2.8

Statistics
Place: 3 out of 97
Avg (all users): 6.8571
Avg (commenters): 7.7143
Avg (participants): 6.6522
Avg (non-participants): 7.4118
Views since voting: 800
Views during voting: 140
Votes: 63
Comments: 13
Favorites: 2 (view)


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AuthorThread
10/09/2016 01:58:17 PM
Stunning image.
One of the best auroras I've ever seen.

Congrats!
10/08/2016 06:07:16 PM
Greetings from the Critique Club!

Another gorgeous shot of the Aurora Borealis, taken in Iceland...and it isn't even winter there yet! :-)

Love the mirror-calm reflection and as a few others have already noticed, a glowing angel, clearly seen once rotated 90 degrees clockwise. As is common with long exposures and high ISOs, there is some noise (and possibly chromatic aberration, where there is pink/purple fringeing on the lower edge of the borealis), and omg you even *broke* the cardinal rule of not having a horizon at the halfway mark...but all is forgiven when it results in such a spectacular shot. And a FS ribbon with a front page dominated by landscapes. The long silky ribbons of the borealis and the way they play off the lay of the land is beautiful.

Overall a fantastic shot, well seen and captured. Oh and congratulations on the yellow, too!

Susan
10/08/2016 05:29:13 PM
Congratulations on your ribbon. This was another one of my 10s. This my friend is on my bucket list. How awesome it must be to experience such beauty!
10/08/2016 08:51:58 AM
Somehow this Aurora shot was less captivating than the other Aurora image in this FS, but still very interesting to see. I hope I can get this kind of shots myself one day. Congrats on the Yellow!
10/08/2016 07:14:08 AM
Congrats my friend, great capture :)
 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/07/2016 06:08:23 PM
I have never had the chance to photograph the lights, but this seems a little muddy in spots and maybe a little over saturated. But for all I know, since I haven't witnessed these events, the saturation might be right on the nose.
10/07/2016 06:03:27 AM
Great symmetry. How can you go wrong with a borealis!
10/04/2016 10:21:03 PM
On my bucket list to see thanks for brining it to DPC, you are lucky to see these
10/04/2016 03:47:11 PM
Amazing
10/03/2016 08:56:43 PM
Ahhh!! Aurora reflection.
10/03/2016 02:20:52 AM
Wow, déjà vu. Very nice.
10/02/2016 11:40:19 AM
If you'd turn it 90 degrees to the right there would be a glowing angel...
Outstanding nature show, perfectly captured! Will be back to vote
10/02/2016 04:49:23 AM
turn it 90 degrees clockwise and you have an angel


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