Northern Lights – when they showed up
Northern Lights in our Photography Tours Iceland is our baby these days www.phototoursiniceland.com of which we are very proud of. We love to show people around our country and point out interesting sites. We have a good knowledge of the best photography spots and also a good knowledge of our Sagas and history. On our private photography tours Iceland, we are always anxious if/or when the Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis as they are also called will show up. They are something like a “lifetime dream” as a friend of ours wrote this morning on Facebook when posting her first beautiful picture of the lights she has ever taken in her life. It is rewarding to be with people when the lights appear. The Lights are there but can be covered with clouds so nobody sees them.
Northern Lights in Iceland
Last night was extremely good for an hour or so. We were not expecting anything as the forecast was rather low. We checked them for the last time before going to bed. Actually, we had told our customers that we had it for the night. The lights were very poor only about 2 out of 9. So we almost ignored it. We called our people and told them to grasp their cameras and get in the car.
The Northern Lights showed up
We as group leaders for private photography tours Iceland, could not stop smiling. They showed up and danced for us all over. Our people were very happy as well.
The picture of the Northern Lights you see here is taken at f:/2,8, shutter speed 13″, ISO 800 and exposure compensation +2.0, post processed in Lightroom. When taking pictures of the Northern Lights you always have your aperture at the smallest number, but it varies with the shutter speed and ISO.