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Old March 3rd, 2010, 09:57 AM   #1
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How I shoot the Northern Lights

I was in Iceland last week running some workshops and master classes. While there I threw together this little video about how I set up the camera to shoot the Northern Lights. Sadly the weather was pretty wild with almost a foot of snow on the first day and winds reaching over 60mph. If you watch the video make sure you stay to the end for a glimpse of me trying to do a piece to camera in a 60 mph blizzard!

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Old March 3rd, 2010, 10:17 AM   #2
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Snowed yesterday but it's going to be in the 60's this weekend here in Atlanta. Glad winter is almost over for us!
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Old March 3rd, 2010, 11:11 AM   #3
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Spring is just around the corner and that means Tornado season.
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awww :-( well the whole video still looks great (again). and you got a wee bit of it.
i didnt even know you could combine interval recording with multiframe shutters , thanks Alister.
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Old March 3rd, 2010, 08:41 PM   #5
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Excellent and informative. What gain setting did you use for the northern lights?
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Old March 4th, 2010, 01:35 AM   #6
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0db gain when using the 64 frame shutter, which is my normal method, sometimes I use 3db or 6db with the 16 frame shutter when the Aurora is bright.
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