It was just the beginning of Aurora Borealis show in a cold night over Reykjavik city. I stared at the sky for not less than 2 hours and I can say that it was really unbelievable.
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isabela_sor (47748) 2006-07-09 4:04
Thank you,thank you,thank you Christian!!
I never seen before Aurora Borealis!!Incredible colors...a true spectacle of nature!!
A nice Sunday
Matthew-Watt (5934) 2006-07-09 4:04
WOW! Very unique, nothing like it. This image is so well taken, the stars look sharp, as to the city lights. Orange and green go well against black sky. Well done! How long soes that stay in the sky, and how quickly does it move? Superb.
teutza (10590) 2006-07-09 4:06
i agree with isabela..i hope i'll get to see one..live!!untill then..thank you very much!:)
kabe (2011) 2006-07-09 4:16
Amazing colours and atmosphere like not from this world.
Well done. Regards, Krzysztof.
Xplorator (667) 2006-07-09 4:36
Wonderful photo, brilliant composition and POV! TFS - Xplorator Radu
adam_k (600) 2006-07-09 4:37
The picture is a very interesting... Nature can present a really nice show...
I have 2 questions:
- these bright spots... are they stars?
- what was the exposure time? a few seconds?
triptych2003 (1534) 2006-07-09 4:38
a very interesting shot.. it would be very difficult to show this phenomenon and i think you've done very well. as it is only 2D, the colours and depth still show a great experience. the city lights add to the effect. well done!
voyagenation (1180) 2006-07-09 6:11
Christian, sublime. exquisite. spectacular.
like no other.
thanks for the post.
leiju (1697) 2006-07-09 8:15
Lovely colors and an interesting flow in the whole picture. The sky seems so smooth compared to the rest that is a bit harsher.
Understandably the lights at the bottom are a little harsh, but it goes with the overall picture very well.
Only question: what are those lines shooting up from the bottom right corner?
A wonderful capture! TFS!
donluicu (24724) 2006-07-09 10:22
HI believe you...
the result is fantastic, awesome...unbelievable..
i wish i can see one some day.
Estaban (832) 2006-07-21 6:33
This is the thing I always wanted to see and I hope someday I will. Thank you for sharing this one. Amazing and spectacular colors. Just as you wrote unbelievable.
Take care, Wojtek
kasienka (0) 2006-07-29 14:38
Nature is amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
napdsp (744) 2006-09-01 5:32
Very well captured. Simply beautiful. I have never seen one in person. TFS.
ALSOM (6616) 2006-09-04 7:17
Lucky you for being able to attend such natural light show. Colors are superbe.
Thanks, Alain -
didier_pully (203) 2006-09-24 11:42
Merveilleux ! Les aurores sont encore un phénomène que je n'ai pas encore eu la chance d'observer.
anes_lc (14968) 2006-11-03 14:37
ok.i must admit,i like all your picture,i can stop to admire.great job.you really did good job with this one,is so real.anes
soupie01 (789) 2006-12-01 18:18
Great shot of these amazing natural light shows, the inclusion of the cityscape really helps to add that wow factor!
plimrn (21344) 2007-03-27 0:07
It's hard for me to believe that there is no themne for this stunning phenomenon, so I created one. I would love to see such a show in person. Wishing you health, love & Joy, Pat
negative (420) 2009-01-27 1:01
Amazing,beautiful and fantastic!!!!
thanks for sharing this image with us
Dragut (14) 2009-11-25 22:11
Well done this pov and presence of city lights add difficulty for exposition but here you've done a good job.
- 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 Borealis [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2006-07-09 4:01
- Favorites: 4 [view]