Picture(s) of the Month


mountain and aurora

Moonlit Aurora Borealis, Talkeetna Mountains, January 17/18 2005


Aurora 2

Aurora Borealis, Talkeetna Mountains, January 17/18 2005


There has been an extraordinary amount of solar activity this month.  And with clear weather predicted in Alaska, we abandoned plans to go to the California desert and flew north.  Despite clear skies, the moon was very bright, which sapped most of the visible color out of the aurora.  Happily, the film captured some of the subtle colors I never really saw. 

We spent three long sleepless nights under the sky before the clouds returned and we caught the next plane home.  


Camera :  Nikon F100    Film : Fuji Velvia 100 (pushed one stop)



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Review a previous Picture of the Month:

Nesting Turtle, 12/2004

Autumn Berries, 10/2004

Costa Rica, 3/2004

Aurora Borealis, 10/2003

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