That's another shot taken during the cold night in Iceland's capital. It is one of the most exciting spectacle of nature.
See my previus picture.
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guillaumejm (0) 2006-06-09 12:45
What a wonderfull shot.
ramthakur (1516) 2006-06-09 12:45
You indeed are very fortunate to live in a country in which this most fantastic play of cosmic light takes place every year.
Very good image with the kind of colours expected in this type of a phenomenon.
Dari (24) 2006-06-09 12:52
wow wow wow. Great one! absolutely impressive, earlier i saw pictures like this taken in wild places but with big city lights...just GREAT!
Jeronimo (1382) 2006-06-09 12:54
Ho what a nice shoot of this aurore... Very well Well done, you have an increible green colour here.
cirospat (530) 2006-06-09 13:03
you are a lucky person to have seen this sky.
harras2000 (710) 2006-06-09 13:27
A fantastic shot of the aurora borealis!!! It looks so unreal like there will be agreen thunderstorm.
Thank you for sharing,
alana (2625) 2006-06-09 15:26
What a nature phenomena! I have never seen something like this. Excellent composition, very well captured.
MichaelTrezzi (3347) 2006-06-09 15:46
Hi Christian, this one is really nice, like the nature would know, that the "S" curve is so nice. Wish to see it too. Thanks for sharing. Cheers, Michael
bend1k (934) 2006-06-09 20:47
spectacular alright. i haven't seen clouds like that in our hemisphere thanks for sharing
jjcordier (73312) 2006-06-10 0:45
Jribeirosantos (1916) 2006-06-10 7:36
You're Lucky ! It's amazing!
mdetay (4865) 2006-06-10 8:06
Excellent capture. Well done. Extraordinary colors of the aurore.
leiju (1697) 2006-06-10 8:57
A wonderful S shape in the sky... perhaps standing for Sun? :D
A lovely shot with the city lights and the sky competing for attention.
Brilliant composition, and could one dare say anything about the amazing colors?
donluicu (24718) 2006-06-11 13:27
ça, c'est vraiment unphénomène que je reve de voir en vrai...
en plus, tu l'inclues dans une compo de toute beauté.
arnoud1976 (1191) 2006-06-12 15:54
hi christian, amazing shot! well done! very impressive sight. tfs arnoud
nikole (481) 2006-06-23 9:49
bellissima l'aurora boreale, soprattutto i colori! Complimenti
hdl (6995) 2006-07-17 7:49
Hi Christian. This is marvellous! Never had the chance to see this live; must be spectacular. Thx for letting us enjoy a little by sharing this shot. Well done.
gelor (3229) 2006-07-19 4:39
Des couleurs étranges et qui font rêver ! Superbe.
dcawker (5717) 2006-07-27 10:19
Beautiful light and composition here.. well done! Regards, Doug
jafadabret (56497) 2006-07-28 8:55
Quel spectacle, Christian, tu as eu la chance de prendre en photo ! Des couleurs et un graphisme dûs à la nature magnifiques c'est à la limite du spectacle de magie.
tcht (7565) 2006-07-29 4:56
Hi again Chrstian,
This is one of the most spectacular natural wonders! I'd love to go north and see such things if I hv a chance. So beautiful.
And you've managed the technical quality well, excellent sharpness all the way.
gramma (3519) 2006-07-30 7:02
I don't know what is the difficult to take a shot like this but it's very spectacular !
Thank you for this sharing.
branley (3681) 2006-07-31 5:10
There are no words to describe the colours you have here. We see the northern lights in the Western Isles but nowhere as spectacular as this. Very well captured, a magnificent shot.
sebinho342 (19317) 2006-08-05 7:07
Hi Christian, my dream is to see that once in my life ... this is really marvelous, but take care, it's caused by astral particuls and can be dangerous on human ;)
the result is amazing
I discover your gallery and it's full of good tastes, excellent colors, your 24 pictures are excellent
sabine04 (429) 2006-08-13 5:20
really amazing shape and colour!
well done - I like it sooo much!
scalerman (26900) 2006-09-06 18:51
great take from Reykjavik. Cool arora borealis. Great saturations too. regards, c
pady (4800) 2006-09-07 4:27
Incredible spectacle. I never seen something like this but would like.
Is this a regular phaenomena in this country ?
tobourge (971) 2006-09-07 4:40
That must be an extraordinary thing to see!!!
Thanks a lot for sharing
alainh (35579) 2006-09-27 16:20
a young gallery in TE but what a beautiful one !!
congrats for your fine pictures. this one for me is a real dream. a magic painting. really splendid
have a nice day Christian
Benedict (7076) 2006-11-21 0:31
dazzling colors from above and the ground-
spectacular composition but i noticed some white dots tho which i think are not part of this display or are they?(correct me tho)....:-)
scorfel (4294) 2006-11-29 6:34
I had'nt luck to see that when my trip..
For next time!!
lelson (0) 2006-12-01 18:43
Amazing... i want to see this nature's show. Good expo
Floydian (30970) 2006-12-10 8:57
First time i see your pictures and have to admit you have some real good ones, congrats on that.
I want to leave a comment at this one. The sky is absolutely stunning. This is one of things in nature i would love to shoot, must be amzing to see this with your own eyes.
I can only bough deep to this kind of work...it is simply breathtaking...excellent work..!!!
Have a nice weekend, Henk
pburraco (861) 2007-10-04 12:30
Great the aurora boreal!
Awesome and spectacular.
mskuba (204) 2008-04-20 6:59
Right now I'm searching for my jaw somewhere on the floor ;-)
I'have seen many auroras, but this one is stunning!
Great scoop and realization!
Noel_Byrne (20810) 2012-10-01 4:47
What an amazing spectacle and what a superb subject for photgraphy too. This is a really fascinating image, with the wisp of light over the city lights. Really nicely done.
- Copyright: Christian Mariotti (westernisles) (740)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2004-12-06
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Minolta Dynax 7, Sigma 24mm f2.8, Fuji Superia 200
- Details: Tripod: Yes
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Aurora Borealis, Aurora, Aurora Borealis [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2006-06-09 12:42
- Favorites: 5 [view]