Lee Sacrey Photography – Lee's Chatter

Mainly Photography but a little of everything at times

Aurora continued

leave a comment »


After posting the little piece on what I do when photographing the Aurora, I was back out photographing the Aurora. This time I was determined to capture the Northern Lights while using a bigger aperture number. I wanted to show that you can take the lights while using that middle aperture range where most lenses are sharpest. Here is what I was able to capture on my first real attempt.

Taken with my Sony a700 and a Sony 11-18 mm lens. ISO 200, Shutter speed – 5 minutes and 43 seconds, Aperture f8.

Of course one or more of my three daughters always want to tag along while taking pictures and it is a great way to spend some time with them. Last night was no different, Kyla wanted to go try her luck. Here is her attempt at getting the Aurora and some Ice Road Truckers lights to make some trails. She did a great job. You can see a few others on my main website.

Taken with a Sony a100 and a Sigma 18-50 mm f2.8 @ f2.8, ISO 200 and a 59 second Shutter speed.

Advertisements

Written by leesacrey

February 16, 2010 at 12:20 AM

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: