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Anyone for northern lights?

LochgmarcpLochgmarcp VisitScotland Ambassador ✭✭✭
This year has already proved to be a great one for northern lights, solar flares are plentiful and now we are into the darker days, as long as the rain clouds stay away and you have a clear view north there is every chance you may see them! 

Mostly, seeing the northern lights to the naked eye means you will get some movement in monochrome but on the rare occasion, you can see the lights dance in colour but it takes some pretty strong activity for that! 

If out with your camera, use a lens with the widest aperture you have at your disposal! Try and keep your shutter speed as short as you can to minimise making star trails (unless that’s the effect you’re going for) and try keep iso as low as you can get away with to minimise the noise in your final image 

I am based in Mid Argyll, but can still get some impressive displays! Below are a couple of shots I’ve made so far this season 





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