The Northern Lights

in iceland


Taken at the Skíðaskálinn í Hveradölum lodge just outside of Reykjavik. This is a terrible photo taken handheld with Camera+ 2 as I learned on a wall in the car park. The aurora were the highest point of Iceland because I never before saw such a full display. In Sligo and Galway here in Ireland there was an unsatisfying vague green glow on the northern horizon.

Videos and timelapse still images don’t do justice for the way the Lights drift for minutes across the sky with ethereal grace before an abrupt jump to a new state. They dance with unearthly life in unreal colours and awesome scale.

The aurora at Skíðaskálinn í Hveradölum in Iceland



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