Aurora Borealis

Iceland hotel wants your Aurora photos in exchange for a free month’s stay

Jul 23, 2021
Dunja Djudjic

Aurora Borealis is “the holy grail” for many landscape photographers. If you’re one of them, a hotel in Iceland has a unique offer that you…

Feast your eyes on these stunning Aurora images from Northern Lights Photographer of the Year 2020

Dec 8, 2020
Dunja Djudjic

Travel photography blog Capture the Atlas has published a stunning collection of Aurora images. The annual Northern Lights Photographer of the Year collection features 25…

Here is my learning curve shooting the aurora; my tip: persistence pays

Oct 29, 2020
Ole Henrik Skjelstad

Two years after I received my first camera, I decided it was time to learn how to capture the night sky. One evening in December,…

Singer captures gorgeous images of the northern lights

Mar 12, 2020
Ole Henrik Skjelstad

Frøydis Dahlheim is a trained singer and teaches singing in an arts school. In addition, she sells images and works part time as a photo…

The dunes are a newly discovered kind of aurora – and we have unseen photos

Feb 5, 2020
David Williams

The Northern Lights are on many people’s bucket lists. The celestial phenomenon occurs in the upper levels of our atmosphere. We’ve long sought explanations for…

Photographer captures the aurora from his plane seat

Feb 5, 2020
Ole Henrik Skjelstad

Rajesh Jyothiswara tells DIYP that he for a few years has tried to capture the northern lights from a plane. High above the clouds covering…

How to shoot Northern lights with a handheld smartphone

Oct 23, 2019
Dunja Djudjic

Smartphones are getting smarter with every new generation, and so are their cameras. But when you combine a good photographer and a good smartphone, the…

The journey of learning to capture the magic of Northern Lights

May 13, 2019
Ole Henrik Skjelstad

In December 2014 I decided that I wanted to practice shooting the night sky in order to expand my photography skills. Of course I made…

This incredible timelapse shows Aurora Australis and Milky Way over the South Pole

Apr 1, 2019
Dunja Djudjic

The Aurora Australis and the Milky Way are each incredible to observe and shoot on their own. But when they are both in the same…

This photographer captured a dragon in the Northern Lights sky over Iceland

Feb 27, 2019
John Aldred

We just posted yesterday about the incredible sights that nature can present us with when Ted Chin showed us his photographs of the Firefall at Yosemite…